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Christopher Carnahan

Christopher Carnahan

Assistant Vice President, Standards

(703) 358-1052

Chris Carnahan serves as Assistant Vice President for Standards at the Aerospace Industries Association. In this role, he is responsible for supporting the Technical Operations & Standards division and leads AIA’s National Aerospace Standards program. The National Aerospace Standards are industry standards that provide standard practices and part standards for the aerospace & defense industry.

Before joining AIA in 2009, Carnahan was the Manager, Standards Operations for the Compressed Gas Association, a trade association in the DC area that develops safety standards for the compressed gas and medical gas industry.

Carnahan has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Mary Washington and a master’s degree in public administration from George Mason University.

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