June 30, 2010 | Mark Paradies

NTSB PRESS RELEASE: DR. EARL F. WEENER SWORN IN AS NTSB MEMBER

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                      NTSB PRESS RELEASE
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National Transportation Safety Board
Washington, DC 20594

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2010
SB-10-25

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DR. EARL F. WEENER SWORN IN AS NTSB MEMBER

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Earl F. Weener, Ph.D., took the oath of office today as a
Member of the National Transportation Safety Board.

Dr. Weener is a licensed pilot who has dedicated his entire
career to the field of aviation safety. He most recently has
been a consultant and fellow for the Flight Safety
Foundation, where he worked to reduce accidents through
coordinated industry programs.

From 1984 to 1999, Dr. Weener held a series of positions
with The Boeing Company, including three Chief Engineer
positions, in Airworthiness, Reliability and
Maintainability, and Safety; in System Engineering; and in
Safety Technology Development.  He also served four years as
Boeing’s Manager of Government Affairs.

He has served as a general aviation flight instructor and
Part 135 pilot.

Dr. Weener earned all three of his academic degrees in
Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan – his
bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate.

Among his awards are a 1994 Laurel Award from Aviation Week
and Space Technology magazine and, in 2005, the Honeywell
Bendix Trophy for Aviation Safety.

Dr. Weener’s term as a Member of the NTSB expires December
31, 2015.

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