Steve Steinhoff

Steve Steinhoff, an aviation safety inspector at the Oakland Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) and Chapter CA3 member for over 20 years, has a long history of serving PASS and the Aviation Safety (AVS) members of Region IV. He joined PASS as soon as PASS was named exclusive representative of his bargaining unit and worked with Jim Kelley, a founding member of Region IV.

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Stephen Ferrara

Stephen Ferrara, a PASS Chapter NE3 member since 2012, serves as an aviation safety inspector (ASI) of General Aviation operationsand PASS representative for the Farmingdale Flight Standards District Office (FSDO). Under his current title, Ferrara certifies and has oversight over office part 135 operators, part 141 operators and part 61/91 operators.

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Mark Dunlap

By Janine Murphy, PASS Region I PR Committee Member

Most in PASS know Mark Dunlap as a Region I assistant, the Chapter NG3 president or the National Legislative Committee chair, but many members might be surprised to know about his talent as a musician. An early love of music in his youth came about for a couple of reasons, namely watching his older brother, who was fluent in guitar and went on to become a professional guitar teacher at a well-known music shop in Holyoke, Mass. “Plus,” he added with a laugh, “I was lousy at sports when I was a teenager and noticed that having success with the guitar helped me get noticed by some girls I liked!”

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Alan Page

Alan Page retired in 2015 after nearly 20 years of active membership. He is now a retired member of Chapter TX1. He served as a national assistant for Region II and worked for the FAA since 1978 in a variety of technical roles, primarily in the control center environment. He joined PASS in 1984 for a number of reasons, including the fact that he was curious about what the union could do for him and he wanted to show support for a coworker who had signed on to become a representative. 

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Ron Ellis

Ronald Ellis, an automation specialist located in the Dallas Fort Worth System Support Center (SSC), is often referred to as the “go to technician” within the D10 TRACON. Recently, his expertise and dedication to safety were recognized at the 2014 FAA ATO Awards. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, ATO Chief Operating Officer Teri Bristol and ATO acting Deputy Chief Operating Officer Randy Park presented Ellis with the award for outstanding technician. Ellis was nominated by his peers for his extraordinary ability to support NextGen programs.

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