DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has been appointed to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Management Advisory Council (MAC).
Hancock was among 10 new members appointed by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Administrator Michael Huerta.
The MAC advises the FAA on management, policy, spending and regulatory matters. Hancock is the first mayor ever appointed to the MAC. He will serve a three-year term.
“I am truly honored to be joining these venerated aviation leaders to help guide a safe, more sustainable future for the FAA,” Hancock said in a statement. “I look forward to bringing Denver’s ingenuity to the table as we work to advance major issues on behalf of DIA, other airports and the aviation industry.”
The MAC meets quarterly.