Advisory Council Member
Mark Larsen, CAM
Director, Safety & Flight Operations
National Business Aviation Association
Council Member since 2015
Mark E. Larsen, CAM is the director of safety & flight operations at the National Business Aviation Association. In this position, he oversees NBAA safety and flight operations initiatives and rulemaking efforts with the FAA, Department of Transportation, and National Transportation Safety Board and serves as the staff liaison to the NBAA Safety Committee.
His responsibilities include representing NBAA on the FAA’s Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) program’s General Aviation Issues Analysis Team, the FAA’s General Aviation Joint Steering Committee’s Safety Analysis Team, and the FAA’s Air Carrier Training Aviation Rulemaking Committee Steering Group. Mark also serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Air Charter Safety Foundation, Bombardier Safety Standdown Advisory Council and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Aerospace Advisory Board.
Mark began his NBAA career in 2004. Over the years his responsibilities have included researching and answering incoming questions from NBAA Members on a wide range of operational and administrative issues, conducting a number of analyses of business aviation operators and airports, serving as the staff person responsible for domestic operations issues, and serving on NBAA’s web site team.
He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in aviation management. During his education at UND, Mark earned his commercial pilot certificate with airplane instrument, single-engine and multi-engine ratings and flight instructor certificate. In addition to working full time at NBAA, Mark was a flight instructor at Dulles Aviation in Manassas, Virginia from 2005-2009. He earned his Certified Aviation Manager certification from NBAA in 2015.