Dawn Lucini is the director of aviation security. Former TSA branch chief, airport policy, for the Transportation Sector Network Management (TSNM) Commercial Aviation Division, Dawn offers a wealth of experience and industry relationships to augment the company’s burgeoning airport and airline security business.
Dawn is also the former airport security administrator for the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she was responsible for the airport’s security program, policies and procedures and oversaw the airport’s explosive detection canine unit and the badging and fingerprinting office.
Dawn began her aviation career at ACI-NA, rising to senior manager, regulatory affairs, responsible for assisting in the strategic development of ACI-NA’s policy on Public Safety & Security and Facilitation issues. Dawn worked with the newly created TSA on developing and implementing new security procedures and requirements for airports. In 2001, the U.S. Attorney General appointed Dawn to the congressionally mandated Data Management Improvement Act Task Force, charged with making recommendations to the U.S. Congress on methods to streamline use of technologies and procedures allowing for more efficient facilitation of travel, tourism, and commerce to the United States. Dawn was instrumental in coordinating activities with the organization’s Public Safety & Security and Facilitation Committees while acting as technical advisor on relevant ACI-NA legislative initiatives.