(PRWEB) January 21, 2016
Curt Lewis & Associates (CL&A), LLC, today announced the appointment of Dr. John F. Montgomery, PhD, CSP, CHMM, as Senior Vice President of RES&H Programs. Dr. Montgomery will be responsible for overseeing various programs and initiatives for CL&A clients including RESH, claims, audit and research programs.
Dr. Montgomery has extensive aviation, university and industry experience and recently retired after spending eleven years as the SVP of ES&H for Air Serv Corporation, a subsidiary of the ABM Company, where he was responsible for sixty-five domestic and international airline ground service stations. Prior to joining Air Serv, he was with American Airlines for eighteen years, during which time he served as the Corporate Manager of Ground Safety, Corporate Manager/Acting Managing Director of the Environmental Department and as the Corporate Manager of the Noise and Emissions Regulatory Program. Prior to joining American Airlines he was the Corporate Manager of Safety and Lost Time at Sky Chefs, spent time in the industrial sector and was an Assistant Professor/Lecturer at several universities including: Texas A&M University, Central Missouri State University, Central Oklahoma University, and Lamar University.
He holds three advanced degrees including a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree from Texas A&M University and two Professional Certifications including: Certified Safety Professional (Safety) and Certified Hazardous Material Manager (Environmental). He is a frequent speaker at industry meetings and seminars, was Editor in Chief for the 1996, 2000, 2009, 2015 two volume Accident Prevention Manual for Industry and Business, and the 2014 APM Essentials in Safety Book developed specifically for college and universities.
John is a past representative to A4A (formerly ATA) and was selected by the ATA Environmental Committee as their Committee Chairman. He was also a member of the ATA International and Domestic Noise Advisory Committee and their Emissions Task Force. He was appointed to the International Air Transport Association’s Environmental Task Force (ENTAF) as one of three representatives from North America and was appointed by ENTAF as the IATA representative to the International Civil Aviation/Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection/Working Group 3 (Aircraft Technical), Working Group 4 (Operational Measures to Reduce Emissions) and Working Group 5 (Market Based Options). He was elected Rapporteur of the IATA Emissions Sub Group and a delegate to the United Nation’s International Civil Aviation Organization. He was a contributor/reviewer for the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) review of the effect of aircraft emissions on the environment published in June 1999.
According to Dr. Curt Lewis, President of CL&A, Dr. Montgomery will focus on Environment, Safety & Health for CL&A. Additionally, he will strengthen CL&A’s product and service offerings, particularly in Risk, claims management, domestic and international audit programs, IATA and ICAO safety requirements/audits and safety training and safety management system services. “The depth of experience that Dr. Montgomery has in Environment, Safety & Health,” says Dr. Lewis. “We are extremely fortunate that he will be a part of our team.”
Dr. Montgomery will begin his duties at CL&A immediately. For more information, contact Dr. Curt Lewis.
About Curt Lewis & Associates, LLC
Curt Lewis & Associates, LLC is a multidiscipline technical and scientific consulting firm specializing in aviation and industrial safety. The firm, established in 2005, targets system safety audits and safety training programs, risk management, accident investigation and litigation support. For more information, visit http://www.curt-lewis.com.
Contact Information: Dr. Curt Lewis at 817.845.3983 (cell)