Jim Lomen has been named Manager of the San Fransisco Airports District Office (ADO).
In making the announcement, Mark McClardy, Manager, Airports Division for FAA’s Western Pacific Region said he was pleased to welcome Lomen to the California post. A lifelong Alaskan, Lomen is a civil engineer who has earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) while working full time for the Army Corps of Engineers in Fairbanks. He came to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 1990 when he joined the FAA Airway Facilities North Alaska Sector as a General Engineer. In 1995 he left the Sector office as the NAS Planner and joined the Alaskan Region Airports Division Team.
During his 20 years in the Alaska Region Airports Division, Lomen has served many staff positions including Airport Planner and Program Specialist, where he was responsible for the management of both the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program. While in the Program Specialist position he contributed to a number of national FAA teams and established methodology for FAA Airport’s personnel to easily monitor airport sponsor financial activity on AIP grants.
In 2007, Jim was promoted to the Deputy Manager position for the Alaskan Region Airports Division. In his role as Deputy Manager Jim has enjoyed the opportunity to work with the various airport sponsors in Alaska on many challenging airport undertakings, all of which have led to further improvements to the aviation system across Alaska. Lomen will report to his new position on June 1.