Christopher CarnahanAssistant Vice President, Standards
Assistant Vice President, Standards
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.