ALFRED (AL) POLLARD, A.A.E., Chief, Division of Martin State Airport Operations and Maintenance, has served the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA) since 1994, progressing from his initial position of Landside Management Specialist to Airport Licensing Officer to Assistant Airport Manager for Martin State Airport, and currently, Chief of Martin State Airport. He is a private pilot and holds a B.S. Degree in Aviation Management from Florida Institute of Technology. A U.S. Marine, Mr. Pollard served in Marine Helicopter Squadron 204 based in North Carolina.
He is a former member of the Board of Directors, Policy Review Committee and Chair of the General Aviation Airports Committee for the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). He is a Past President of the Northeast Chapter of AAAE. Mr. Pollard also serves on the FAA’s Research and Development Advisory Committee and is a member of the Aero Club of Washington and the Editorial Board of Airport Magazine. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce.