Director of the Robertson Safety Institute and Department Chair for Safety Science Department
Council Member since 2015
Ed Coleman has been involved with aviation and safety for nearly 30 years. He started his career as an Air Force Officer and pilot and has held safety positions at multiple levels. Following his Air Force career, Ed has held numerous aviation positions to include: Demonstration Pilot, Instructor at USAF Safety Center, Aviation Advisor, tour/bush pilot in Alaska and fixed wing medevac pilot. Mr. Coleman is an ATP rated pilot with multiple type ratings, over 7000 hours and extensive international experience. He is an FAA certified Dispatcher, MEI, CFII and has his UAS pilot certificate. He is also a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators. He is currently the Director of the Robertson Safety Institute and Department Chair for Safety Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott AZ.
Ed was recognized by the Safety Standdown Advisory Council with the Safety Standdown Award in 2014 for his commitment, professionalism, passion, leadership and dedication to aviation safety.