ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — Flight Safety Foundation is accepting nominations for the Richard Teller Crane Founder’s Award, which recognizes an organization for its sustained corporate leadership through lasting contributions in civil aviation.
The award is named to honor Richard Crane, an FSF founder and entrepreneur who launched the first regional airline in the United States in the 1930s. He was a visionary whose critical leadership role in the early days of Flight Safety Foundation helped establish it as the preeminent global aviation safety advocacy organization.
Industry, government, and non-government organizations are eligible to be nominated for the award. The award selectors will consider organizations that have proactively addressed one or more of the following goals in aviation or aerospace:
- Preparing the next generation of leaders;
- Building a culture of innovation;
- Accelerating diversity, equity and inclusion;
- Driving transformation;
- Creating a strategic mindset;
- Embedding change management into organizational processes;
- Fostering a resilient and inclusive organization;
- Promoting sustainability and social responsibility; and,
- Supporting humanitarian efforts.
The deadline for submitting a nomination is May 15, 2022. For more information and to submit a nomination, please visit the Richard Teller Crane Founder’s Award page on our website.
The inaugural award will be presented during the Foundation’s Networking and Awards Dinner on June 21,2022, at the National Press Club in Washington.
About Flight Safety Foundation
Flight Safety Foundation is an independent, nonprofit, international organization engaged in research, education, advocacy and communications to improve aviation safety. The Foundation’s mission is to connect, influence and lead global aviation safety.
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