John Speckin Obituary, Death Cause – John Speckin serves as the Deputy Regional Administrator for the FAA’s Central Region, which includes the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. This region is located in the United States. Mr. Speckin is responsible for providing leadership for FAA programmes, such as national initiatives on Airport Obstructions Standards, Succession Planning for the Regions & Centre Operations, and Optimisation.
He also works directly with aviation stakeholders, airport authorities, local and state government, and members of Congress. Additionally, Mr. Speckin was the Acting Director of the Aviation Logistics Organisation (ALO), a position in which he was responsible for the executive control of the real and personal property assets held by the FAA. In that role, he was responsible for the supervision of more than 267,000 assets, as well as a motor fleet that included more than 4,400 GSA vehicles and 218 FAA vehicles, 3,500 leases, and supervised the real property asset management for the DOT, which included 62,000 assets.
In this role, he was responsible for integrating the activities required by both the FAA and the airport in order to commission the new runway and other airfield improvements. Mr. Speckin was appointed for the job of Terminal Planning Account Manager with the Air Traffic Organisation in the year 2001. In this role, he was responsible for providing both tactical and strategic planning for all of the Central Region Terminal facilities.
As Account Manager, Mr. Speckin was responsible for a variety of tasks, including the development of sustainment models for ATCTs and TRACONs, as well as the planning of NextGen control facilities, which included the more extensive facilities located on the East coast. In 2007, he was chosen for the post that he holds now, which is that of Deputy Regional Manager for the Central Region.
ALO is also responsible for the management of nearly 500,000 square feet of administrative space, in addition to providing office design and construction services. In 1989, Mr. Speckin started his career with the FAA as an engineer. In 1996, he was selected to be the FAA’s Regional St. Louis Programme Manager over the $2.6 billion expansion of the Lambert – St. Louis International Airport.