INDIANA HOUSE

EDMOND SOLIDAY


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Summary

Personal
Full Name : Edmond L. Soliday
Gender : Male
Family : Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jason, Lindsay
Home City : Valparaiso
Religion : Protestant
Education Attended, Indiana University Bloomington
 
Professional Experience
Vice President of Safety, Quality Assurance and Security, United Airlines, present
Adjunct Professor, Aviation Safety and Security, George Washington University, 1999-2007
Pilot/Flight Instructor/Flight Manager/Human Factors Instructor/Manager/Director/Vice President, United Airlines, 1966-2001
President and Chief Executive Officer, Kid's Alive International, 1981-1991
Officer, United States Army, 1968-1970
Former Aviation Consultant, Boeing Company
Former Aviation Consultant, Skadden & Arp
Former Aviation Consultant, Greenbriar Equity Limmited Liability Partnership
Former Aviation Consultant, Rand Corporation
Former Aviation Consultant, Quirk & Bachelor, Limited Liability Partnerhsip
Former Aviation Consultant, Condon & Forsyth, Limited Liability Partnership
 
Political Experience
Candidate, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 4, 2018, 2020, 2022
Assistant Majority Floor Leader, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2015-2021
Assistant Majority Whip, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2012-2015
Representative, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 4, 2006-present
 
Current Legislative Committees
Elections and Apportionment Committee
Interim Legislative Council Committee
Roads and Transportation Committee
Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
 
Org Membership
Board Member, Trinity International University, present
Chair, Finance and Operations Committee, Trinity International University, present
Chair, Emmanuel Hospital Association Board, present
Member, Airline Pilot's Association, 1967-2004
Chair, Commercial Aviation Safety Team, 1997-2002
Board Member, Flight Safety Foundation, 1997-present
Former Chair, Air Transport Association Environmental Committee
Chair, Air Transport Association Safety Committee
Former Board Member, Adler Planetarium
Former Chair, Flight Operations Quality Assurance Advisory Rulemaking Committee
Former Chair, Aviation Rulemaking Committee, Flight Operations Quality Assurance
Former Chair, Star Alliance Safety Committee
Former Chair, Air Transport Association Environment Executive Sub-Committee
Former Chair, Air Transport Association Safety Council
Former Chair, Flight Safety Committee, International Air Transport Association
Former Member, Global Airline Industry Program Advisory Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Former Member, Valparaiso Lions Club
Former Member, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, National Academies of Sciences
Former Member, Rotary Club
Former Member, Executive Board, Flight Safety Foundation
Former Member, Sub-Committee on Transportation Security Technology, National Academy of Sciences
Former Member, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
Former President/Chief Operating Officer, Kids Alive International
Former Reasearch-Chair, Complex Integrated Systems Panel
Member, National Aeronautics and Space Aadministration Aviation Safety Program Executive Panel
Member, Gore Commission's Aviation Security Baseline Working Group
Member, Decadal Survey of National Aeronautics and Space Administration Research, National Academy of Sciences
Member, Calvary Church
Member, Valparaiso Board of Parks and Recreation
Member, Valparaiso Planning Commission
Member, Northwest Indiana Challenger Learning Center Board
Member, Aviation Safety Program Executive Panel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration