THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Newark, New Jersey) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release November 4, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CAROL J. CARMODY TO SERVE AS MEMBER OF THE
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD
The President today announced his intent to nominate Carol J. Carmody, to serve as Member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
Ms. Carol J. Carmody, of New Orleans, Louisiana, is currently an independent consultant to the Air Transport Association; her focus is primarily on international and environmental issues. From 1995 to 1999, Ms. Carmody served as the U.S. Representative at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the United Nations body responsible for international civil aviation standards. From 1988 to 1994, Ms. Carmody was a professional aviation staff member on the U.S. Senate's Commerce Committee responsible for aviation legislation. Prior to her position with the Senate, Ms. Carmody spent eleven years at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). From 1985 to 1988, she was the Deputy Director for Congressional Services at the FAA and from 1977 to 1982, she was the senior analyst and then manager for budget execution. From 1973 to 1977, Ms. Carmody was a Manager at Trust Fund Consultants, Inc., a firm that administered pension and medical plans provided by negotiated labor management agreements. From 1971 to 1972, Ms. Carmody owned and managed the Bailey Employment Service, an employment agency. From 1968 to 1971, Ms. Carmody was an analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. Prior to that, Ms. Carmody worked for Braniff Airlines and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in New Orleans.
Ms. Carmody received a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma and an M.P.A. from American University in Washington, D.C.
The NTSB is a bipartisan, independent agency that investigates major transportation accidents. It also conducts safety studies and evaluates the effectiveness of government transportation safety programs. In addition, the NTSB reviews appeals of adverse actions by the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding accident investigation, safety problem identification, and certificate of license appeal.