Michael Mallonee joined KSA in 2015 as seasoned Aviation Planner with several years of experience encompassing aviation planning, grant contract oversight, airport system planning and regulatory compliance. Previously, Michael managed the aviation planning and education program as a Principal Transportation Planner for the North Central Texas Council of Governments, which serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In this capacity, he led general aviation airport system planning and long-range development training. Additionally, Michael led the North Texas Aviation Education Initiative to facilitate regional aviation education programs that will sustain the aviation and aerospace workforce in North Texas.
Michael served as lead staff to the Air Transportation Technical Advisory Committee comprised of federal, state and local aviation officials. His other accomplishments include completion of a Joint Land Use Study surrounding the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, surface access enhancement to airports, and special event planning for the North Texas Super Bowl XLV. His previous aviation experience also includes working as an aircraft dispatch and weather observer at Southern Illinois Airport in Carbondale, IL, and as a line service technician at Mid America Jet at Owensboro Regional Airport, in Owensboro, KY.