Long term career in mfg. industry, 30+ years, 20+ years with same company. Currently serving as Executive and Corporate Officer with the same firm, one of the largest in N. America. Present Board Member of national mfg. industry advocacy group. Past President of the Key Peninsula Community Fair. Present Board Member on Key Peninsula Land Use Advisory Commission (Pierce County appointment). Served on other non-profit boards, including the Longbranch Improvement Club. Married, two grown children, three grandchildren. Key Peninsula resident since 2002. Michael loves the outdoors is an avid RV’r - ATV'r and he believes "saving the world" begins by taking good care of your own back-yard.
Ex-Officio Member from the K.P. Park Board
Key Peninsula Parks Board Vice President, 2010 EDUCATION: Graduated from University of Washington in 1963; Harvard University Graduate School of Business in 1970.
OCCUPATION: Retired Financial Consultant
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Financial professional for over 30 years. Former CFO of three companies, two private, one public. Former newspaper Publisher. Retired U.S. Navy Supply Corps Captain.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Re-founder, the Key Peninsula News; Chairman, Pierce County Economic Development Task Force; President, Activities Council, Tacoma Art Museum; President, F.C. Royals Soccer Club; President, Browns Point Improvement Club; General Chairman, Browns Point Salmon Bake; President, Norpoint Athletic Association; Recipient, Golden Acorn Award, Washington State PTA; Nominee, Citizen of the Year, Key Peninsula Lions Club; Mentor, University of Puget Sound Business Leadership Program. Board member Case Inlet Shoreline Association.
PERSONAL VIEWS The Key Peninsula will experience unprecedented growth during the next 20 years. Now is the time to assemble the land and facilities that will serve the population of the future. Every aspect of recreational facility: trails, passive parks, active parks, waterfront and uplands must be acquired and managed as fiscal responsibility dictates. Every source of funding must be explored and secured if possible. My wife of 44 years, Georganne and I live in Vaughn, we have four married adult children and nine grandchildren. We are very active in their lives.
I have been providing Key Peninsula residents with their real estate needs for over 35 years. Co-founder of the Morning Star Waldorf School in Gig Harbor. Served on the Citizens’ Advisory Committee for revision of State Shoreline Management Regulations in Pierce County.
Longtime resident of Home and can trace my families Key Peninsula history back six-generations.
EDUCATION: Western Washington University, University of Oregon at Eugene Art, Education and Design.
OCCUPATION: Early Childhood Education, Olympic College, Bremerton Wash. Interior Design 20 years Director of Marketing Washington State University Executive Director of WSU/Pullman Chamber of Commerce.
COMMUNITY: Served on many committees, both appointed and elected, socially and professionally.
PERSONAL VIEWS: I feel honored to have been selected to serve on the Foundation Board for Key Pen Parks. I look forward to working with the members and to serve the Community. Our goal is to reach out to the the people of the Key Peninsula to receive gifts of land and donations to further serve the local Park District. The Key Peninsula is a beautiful area and we need to preserve this area for generations to come.
John K Lauber is a private consultant. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Product Safety Officer for Airbus SAS in Toulouse, France until his retirement in January, 2008. Prior to assuming this position in January 2005, Dr. Lauber was Vice President – Safety and Technical Affairs for Airbus North America in Washington, DC. From 1997 to 2000 he was Vice President–Training and Human Factors for Airbus Service Company, and prior to joining Airbus was Vice President - Corporate Safety and Compliance at Delta Air Lines.
In 1985, Dr. Lauber was nominated by President Reagan and confirmed by the US Senate for a term as a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board. In 1990 he was re-nominated by President Bush and confirmed for a second term at the NTSB, which he served through 1994.
Dr. Lauber has also served as Chief of the Aeronautical Human Factors Research Office for NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, CA, where he was instrumental in the development of advanced flight crew training concepts such as Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT) that are now used by airlines around the world.
From 1969 until 1972, he was a Research Psychologist at the US Naval Training Devices Center in Orlando, FL.
Dr. Lauber holds a Ph.D. degree in neuropsychology from Ohio State University (1969). He is a commercial pilot, with both airplane and helicopter ratings, and is type-rated in the B727 and the A320.
He has received numerous awards, including NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Award, the Flight Safety Foundation/Aviation Week and Space Technology Distinguished Service Award, the Industry/Public Service Award from Air Transport World, and most recently the Boeing/Flight Safety Award for Lifetime Achievement in Aviation Safety, and has served as President of the International Federation of Airworthiness (2004-2005) and the Association for Aviation Psychology (1984). He has also served on several NASA, FAA and NRC Boards and committees, is presently a member of the MITRE Aviation Advisory Committee and the Puget Sound Harbor Safety Committee (Alternate Public-at-Large member).
SUSAN MACGREGOR COUGHLIN Susan MacGregor Coughlin, formerly Vice Chairman and Member of the National Transportation Safety Board and Deputy Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, is president and founder of Air Safety Management Associates, a consulting firm serving transportation clients since 1997.
Mrs. Coughlin has held executive positions in the transportation industry since 1981, most recently as President and CEO of the Aviation Safety Alliance. Prior to joining ASA, she served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the American Transportation Research Institute and as Director and Chief Operating Officer of the ATA Foundation.
Mrs. Coughlin was previously President and Chief Operating Officer, BDM Air Safety Management Corporation, and Senior Vice President, Transportation Systems, BDM International, Inc., now a wholly-owned subsidiary of TRW, Inc.
Mrs. Coughlin joined BDM in 1994, following thirteen successful years in the federal government. She joined the Reagan-Bush Administration in March, 1981, as Government Relations Officer for Secretary of Transportation Drew Lewis. In 1983, she was appointed to serve as Deputy Vice President, Public Affairs, Export- Import Bank of the United States. She remained in that position until 1987, when Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole appointed her Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator.
Mrs. Coughlin was confirmed by the United States Senate as a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board in February, 1990, and was appointed by President George H.W. Bush to two consecutive terms as Vice Chairman in June 1990 and June 1992. She served as the Board's Acting Chairman in 1992.
Mrs. Coughlin is Lead Independent Director of Sensis Corporation, De Witt, New York, and serves as Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. She was elected to the Board of Directors of Pinnacle Airlines Corporation in 2008. She is a frequent guest commentator for the Cable News Network (CNN).
She served on the Board of Trustees of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, chaired the Flight Safety and Education Committee, and was a member of the Committee on Trustees and the Executive Committee. She was twice elected to the Board of Governors of the Flight Safety Foundation and served on its Executive Committee. She is a past member of the FAA's Research, Engineering and Development Advisory Committee, and served in a similar capacity on NASA's Air Traffic Control Executive Steering Committee and the Aerospace and Engineering Board of the National Academies of Science.
The Honorable Susan M. Coughlin
Mrs. Coughlin serves on the External Advisory Council of the Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia. She served on the Board of Visitors of the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland, the Defense Science Board Task Force on Improved Fuel Efficiency of Weapons Platforms, and the Board of Trustees of the Norman Y. Mineta International Institute for Surface Transportation Policy Studies at San Jose State University. She was a member of similar advisory boards at the University of Minnesota, the University of Michigan and the George Washington University.
Mrs. Coughlin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and did graduate work at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. She resides in Vaughn, Washington.
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