Angela H. Stubblefield has served as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Associate Administrator for Security and Hazardous Materials Safety, ASH-2 since September 2013. She shares the Associate Administrator’s responsibilities for formulating national policies and plans, and directing national programs involving security, emergency response, intelligence analysis, and safe air transportation of dangerous goods. In addition, she shares responsibilities for ensuring programs and operations are coordinated and integrated with the appropriate external and internal organizations.
As a leader with more than 22 years of comprehensive expertise and demonstrated success in threat analysis, emergency operations planning, hazardous materials safety, national security policy, and investigations oversight, Ms. Stubblefield is a highly respected advisor within the FAA and other Departments and Agencies, who works collaboratively to resolve high-profile, high-impact national security, safety, and crisis response challenges. She also currently represents the United States on the International Civil Aviation Organization Dangerous Goods Panel. Most recently, Ms. Stubblefield has been leading a cross-functional FAA team focused on a variety of operational and policy issues related to the errant or malicious use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and federal implementation of Counter-UAS authority in the National Airspace System.
Previously, as Director of National Security Programs and Incident Response, she led strategic planning, policy development, and execution of critical and comprehensive programs that supported a variety of FAA national security and regulatory responsibilities.