Deborah McElroy


Executive Vice President

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Deborah McElroy serves as Executive Vice President. McElroy joined ACI-NA in December 2006 as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, after serving for seven years as the president of the Regional Airline Association (RAA).  She was named Executive Vice President, Policy and External Affairs in August 2007 and assumed her current position in June 2014.

As Executive Vice President, McElroy oversees the safety and security, environmental and technical operations departments, coordinating policy and regulatory issues to effectively advance the airport industry agenda.

Prior to joining RAA in 1987, McElroy was employed by the U.S. International Trade Commission as their senior aerospace industry analyst and the U.S. Department of Labor as an international economist.

A graduate of the University of Maryland, with a degree in economics, McElroy has more than 25 years of experience in aviation, regulatory and trade issues.

Field of expertise: Public policy, communications, association administration