Date(s): Feb. 24 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Prophylactic Procedures: Managing Audits, Investigations, and Penalties

Professional Education Course (PEC)
Instructor: Sarah MacLeod and Christian A. Klein

Price by Jan. 12: $445 Member | $655 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 12: $575 Member | $840 Nonmember

This course reviews the regulations, policies, and procedures that generate letters of investigation (LOIs) and the best methods for responding to governmental questions. It describes objectives and performance standards for FAA inspectors, details the circumstances that may lead to an LOI, and provides an overview of administrative and enforcement actions that may result from an LOI.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:

  • Apply the FAA’s compliance and enforcement requirements to a maintenance environment
  • Manage interactions with aviation safety inspectors to ensure appropriate documentation for use in further enforcement proceedings
  • Produce an appropriate response to an LOI or NPCP.

Instructor Bio

Sarah MacLeod is managing member of OFM&K and a founder and executive director of the Aeronautical Repair Station Association. She has advocated for individuals and companies on international aviation safety law, policy, and compliance issues for 30 years. She obtained a bachelor’s degree from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and a law degree from Catholic University of America.

Christian A. Klein is the managing member of OFM&K, overseeing the firm’s policy advocacy practice. He represents trade associations as a registered federal lobbyist and provides strategic communications and legal counsel services to clients. He is also executive VP of the Aeronautical Repair Station Association and a member of the University of Virginia’s adjunct faculty. He obtained a bachelor’s degree with honors in international relations from the College of William and Mary and a law degree and a master’s degree in congressional politics from the Catholic University of America.

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