Interim President and CEO
As Interim President and CEO, John Shea is responsible for the management and operating functions of the association and fulfillment of the NASAO vision and mission through implementation of the NASAO strategic plan established by the board of directors. Mr. Shea has primary responsibility for the external outreach of the association by establishing and maintaining relationships with NASAO members, individuals in the legislative and executive branch of the federal government, aviation associations, businesses and members of the media. Mr. Shea originally joined NASAO as the Manager of Government Relations, where he coordinates all advocacy and legislative efforts to Congress and federal agencies for NASAO members. He works with the chairmen of the association’s various committees, establishing legislative positions, goals, and timelines. In this role, Mr. Shea presides over the detailed planning of NASAO’s annual Washington Legislative Conference. Mr. Shea serves a stakeholder representative on several industry committees and working groups and regularly delivers policy presentations at industry conferences and events in Washington and around the country. He also served on the FAA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Remote Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). Prior to joining NASAO, Mr. Shea was a congressional staffer for several years, having worked for Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX), Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03), and Rep. Stephen Fincher (TN-08). His legislative portfolio included commerce, financial services, homeland security, judiciary, labor, telecommunication, trade, and transportation. Mr. Shea has also managed a congressional campaign and volunteered on several state and local campaigns. Mr. Shea graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Minor in Public Relations.
Sr. Manager, Membership and Meetings
Tracy has been a member of the NASAO team since 2015. In her role, she serves as the senior manager for meetings and membership. In addition, Tracy has worked closely on the educational content developing webinars through NASAO's Member Benefit and Training committee in which she serves as the staff liaison. Previously, she worked for over five years at COMPTEL, an association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. As manager of education and member programs, Tracy oversaw COMPTEL’s educational content and opportunities including webinars, and the coordination of the COMPTEL PLUS conference agendas. Prior to COMPTEL, Tracy served as membership coordinator at Northern Virginia Technology Council, providing assistance to more than 1,000 member companies. Earlier in her career, she worked in the membership department for the National Insulation Association and as a client service representative with US Newswire (now PR Newswire).
Manager, Marketing and Communications
Dominique Khan is the Marketing and Communications Manager for NASAO. She contributes to NASAO close to a decade of experience in marketing, event management and brand innovation. Dominique's career has been enriched with a diversity of skills and knowledge which spans working with the Big Four to smaller scale, private companies. She believes that clearly differentiating the value proposition of NASAO is key to the strategic positioning of the brand.