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Lisa Piccione, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

Lisa PiccioneLisa Piccione serves as National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) senior vice president, government affairs. In this position, she oversees NBAA's outreach to the U.S. Congress, the Administration, the aviation community and grassroots programs to ensure the safety, efficiency and acceptance of business aviation.

Piccione came to NBAA in 2004 having held government affairs posts at Delta Air Lines and the Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA). She also has served as a top aide to several members of Congress.

From January 1995 to December 2004, Piccione was first manager and then director of government affairs for Delta Air Lines, where she managed the airline's legislative priorities and contacts with members of Congress.

In addition, Piccione was director and then vice president, governmental affairs and facilitation for Airports Council International-North America from 1990 to 1993. In that role, she served as liaison with members of Congress and congressional committees on aviation issues and ACI-NA priorities. She was also responsible for contact with key FAA, DOT, U.S. Customs, INS and USDA staff on legislative and regulatory issues.

Piccione served as chief of staff/legislative director for Rep. Maria Cantwell (D-WA); senior legislative assistant and later staff director for Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR); and legislative assistant for Rep. Robert Young (D-MO). She holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Piccione served as president of the Aero Club of Washington in 2010. She also serves on the board of the International Aviation Women's Association and the Greater Washington Aviation Open charity golf tournament.

Last updated January 26, 2011