Mamie Mallory

Mamie W. Mallory is the Assistant Administrator for Civil Rights (ACR) for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In that capacity, she is the principal advisor to the Administrator on civil rights, equal employment opportunity, diversity, and affirmative action. She serves as the FAA Diversity Advocate and leads the agency’s efforts to create a positive environment that supports and encourages the contributions of all employees. In addition, Mallory manages Agency efforts to ensure the elimination of unlawful discrimination in federally operated and -assisted FAA transportation programs at airports.

Prior to joining ACR, and throughout her career, Mamie has many years of experience serving as an advocate for Civil Rights and Diversity. She has committed herself to ensure accessibility, opportunity, and advancement to all. Mallory served as FAA’s Director of Aviation Logistics in the Regions and Center Organization. As Director, she led and integrated FAA’s logistics initiatives and provided solutions for real property management issues. She also directed the Department of Transportation (DOT) and FAA real property management efforts in coordination with the Office of Management and Budget and the DOT Assistant Secretary for Administration.

Mallory is a graduate of the Air Traffic Organization (ATO) pilot Senior Leadership Development Program. She worked, on detail, as the acting Staff Manager, Terminal Operations Washington District while in the program. Other career assignments included acting Manager, ATO Performance Measures Division, acting Deputy Director Operational Evolution Staff, and Manager, Resource and Financial Management for the Free Flight Program Office.

Throughout her career, Mallory has been recognized with numerous awards for outstanding agency and community contributions, including: the prestigious Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award; the Secretary of Transportation Outstanding Achievement Gold Medal; the Secretary of Transportation Extraordinary Woman of DOT; the Secretary of Transportation “Find the Good and Praise It” Award; Conference of Minority Transportation Officials “Trailblazer” Award; the FAA Administrator’s Award for Excellence in Equal Employment Opportunity; the General Service Administration National Capital Region “Customer of the Year” Award; the DOT Assistant Secretary for Administration “Civil Rights” Award; the FAA “Civil Rights and Diversity” Award; the Assistant Administrator for Regions and Center ISO 9000 “Quality” Award; the National Federation of Black Women Business Owners “Career Achievement” Award; and the Careers and the Disabled magazine’s “Employee of the Year.” 

Additionally, the National Black Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees honored her by creating, the “Mamie W. Mallory “ Education and Scholarship Foundation. She holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from The George Washington University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a Professional Certificate in Facility Management from George Mason University. She is also an alumna of the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Federal Executive Institute and Leadership Greater Washington, class of 2008.

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