Timothy J. Logan

Timothy Logan is the Senior Director, Operational Safety for Southwest Airlines. Mr. Logan previously was the Director, Flight Operational Safety at Southwest Airlines from 2003 to 2006 and the Director of Flight Safety and Quality Assurance for Northwest Airlines from 1992 until 2001. He also held a position with the Air Line Pilots Association in their Accident Investigation Department from 1983 to 1992. Prior to 1983, Mr. Logan was a Boeing Flight Test Analysis Engineer participating in the initial certification of the B757 and B767.

Mr. Logan holds a BS in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA from George Washington University, with emphasis in the Management of Science, Technology and Innovation. He also holds a private pilot's license.

Mr. Logan is the former Chairman of the ATA Flight Safety Committee, and is a current member of the ATA Safety Council. Mr. Logan was also a member of the Voluntary Safety Information System (VSIS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). He is a full member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI) and is currently the President of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Chapter of ISASI. Mr. Logan has participated in the investigations over 30 NTSB and ICAO accident investigations serving as Party Coordinator or as a Technical Group Member. He has participated in numerous industry efforts involving developing and establishing flight data recorder specifications and requirements, safety information exchanges, Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) and Aviation Safety Action Partnership (ASAP) program development.