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The Annual Arizona Safety Awards Banquet
This is a gala evening honoring Arizona's nominations for the National General Aviation Safety Awards.
Date and Time:
Saturday, January 20, 2018, starting at 17:30 Arizona Download Calendar File
Ms. Susan Parson
Brief Description:

We will recognize the nominees and award the winners for Arizona's General Aviation Awards for Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) of the Year, Air Traffic Communicator of the Year, Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the Year, FAA Safety Representative (REP) of the Year, Airport Safety Award, and the Ruth  Reinhold Award. The winners for CFI, REP and AMT go on to compete for regional and national recognition.  Social hour begins at 5:30 pm with seating beginning at 6 pm.  Door prizes, a silent auction, and the guest speaker round out the activities before the Awards Ceremony.  (THERE IS A FEE FOR THIS EVENT) Tickets are available at the door, for tickets or pricing Information please contact Jim Anderson at 623-694-7742 or go to ASAGAZ.ORG and select the red Purchase Ticket button (Preferred Method).

Our guest Speaker for the evening is Ms. Susan Parson, Special Technical Assistant to the director of the FAA Flight Standards Service.  Ms. Parson manages the AFS director's internal and external communications, serves as the editor of FAA Safety Briefing magazine and serves as the lead FAA representative for the Airman Certification Standards project to improve airman testing and training.

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Location of Seminar:
Cooley Ballroom, ASU Polytechnic Student Union
5999 S. Backus Mall
Cooley Ballroom
Mesa, AZ 85212
Directions to Venue:



For driving and walking directions see ASU Poly Map.pdf and  Ballroom Location.pdf under Additional Public Seminar Documents below.  For those driving in, there are NO FEES for parking on Saturday.  The parking lot adjacent to the Student Union is officially Lot 10; there are numerous signs showing it as a pay lot, but there are no fees for Saturday parking.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
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160 seats at the facility, 137 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
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Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Tina B. Buskirk
Phone: 480-419-0111
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

We wish to thank the Aviation Safety Advisory Group of Arizona, the FAA Safety Team, and the Scottsdale Flight Standards District Office for their support of this event. 

The AZ FAASTeam is being supported by the Arizona State University Aviation Programs. We'd like to recognize Professor Jimmy Kimberly, AZ FAASTeam Rep. and Marc O'Brien, Chair of Aviation Programs for their personal contribution to the FAASTeam and to this banquet.  ASU provides facilities, personnel and logistical support for this and other FAASTeam seminars and events.

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
1 Hour Total for AMT
FAASTeam Project Information:
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