Katherine Preston


Senior Director, Environmental Affairs

202-293-8500 ext.1028

Katherine Preston joined ACI-NA in May 2011 and currently is Senior Director, Environmental Affairs, managing policy initiatives and programs related to environmental issues at airport.  She serves on the FAA’s Research, Engineering, and Development Advisory Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment and Energy; the Transportation Research Board’s Environmental Impacts of Aviation Committee; and the Policy Standing Committee of the Joint Planning and Development Office’s Environmental Working Group.  She also serves as the committee secretary to ACI-NA’s Environmental Affairs Committee.

Prior to joining ACI-NA, Preston was a policy analyst for environmental and commercial aviation issues at the Boeing Company from 2007 to 2011.  She began her aviation career with the International Air Transport Association’s Washington, D.C., office in 2005.

Preston is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a degree in political science, and also holds a master’s degree in environmental science and policy from the Johns Hopkins University.

Field of expertise: Environmental issues