National President – Paquita Bradley

Ms. Paquita Kimeco Bradley is the current National President of the National Black Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees (NBCFAE).  She was elected in September of 2014 and continues to lead the largest employee association within FAA representing over 1000 members.  Paquita previously served as the National Vice President and Southern Region President prior to taking on this leadership role.  She is committed to improving employee-management relations and serving as an effective liaison amongst FAA employees and the community at large.

She has garnered support from many companies to include Ascension Aircraft, Wal-Mart and Blue Cross Blue Shield which share her goal of awarding aviation scholarships to deserving underrepresented students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) careers.

Paquita grew up in Bishopville, South Carolina and began her aviation career as a cooperative education student while attending Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.  She joined the FAA and started her career in the Flight Service option.  A few years later, she entered the Air Traffic Controller (ATC) Training Program at Atlanta Enroute Air Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) where she worked for over 20 years as a controller and then as a Frontline Manager.  Paquita now serves the agency as a subject matter expert within the FAA Quality Assurance Group where she investigates aircraft incidents.  

Paquita has per plate full as the NBCFAE National President, actively involved in various organizations and as the mother of 2 beautiful, young adult daughters, Kimberly and Nijah; 2 grandchildren, Jamil and Aliyah and the life coach and mentor of so many others.  She is a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Jonesboro, GA where she serves on the Trustee Board along with several other committees.  She is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Morris College Alumni Association, serving on several committees.  

Ms. Bradley continues to give of herself and her time to ensure equal representation for minorities while ensuring opportunities for diversity within the FAA.  

National Vice President – Freddie Green

Began his FAA career in 2001 and has been a member of the organization since 2001. Freddie was introduced to the organization by previous National Secretary, John McCartney. First conference attended was Memphis, 2001, and to date has attended every National Training Conference.

Positions held in the NBCFAE:

Co-Chair of the New York Metro & ELI Chapter Ace Academy
Co-Chair South Florida Chapter Ace Academy
Treasurer New York Metro Chapter
Assistant Southern Region Secretary
Special Assistant to Northeast Regional President, Shaun Sanders
Special Assistant to the National President, Shaun Sanders
Freddie also currently serves as the Regional Secretary, Southern Region

National Treasurer – Margaretta Bradley

Margaretta Bradley is the Strategic Portfolio Manager for the Aviation Logistics Organization, Real Estate Division, within the Region and Property Organization (AFN).

She is responsible for developing a five year strategic plan for all administrative offices nationwide following analysis of utilization, mission requirements, and cost effectiveness through collaboration with all lines of business and staff offices. Additionally she ensures that robust business cases justify investment decisions for complex projects prior to Agency, Departmental, Office of Management and Budget, and Congressional approval.

Ms. Bradley has more than 15 years of financial experience and during her career has held roles as a manager for Citigroup, financial analyst at Transportation Security Administration, and operations research analyst.

Ms. Bradley holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from The George Washington University and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Howard University.

National Secretary – Marsha Allison

Marsha Allison is a Financial Program Analyst for the Air Traffic Organization, Central Service Center, Planning & Requirements Group, Terminal/Surveillance Weather Program Implementation Team.  She is responsible for the budget management of over $16 million dollars of F&E (Facilities and Equipment) funds for the Terminal Modernization and Sustain program. Marsha began her FAA career in 2005 at the Los Angeles ARTCC with the Air Traffic Organization, Technical Operations Group, in Palmdale, California. Throughout her FAA career, she has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Technical Operations, Aviation Safety (AVS/Aircraft Certification), Air Traffic Services, Quality Control Group (CSC), and the Business Services Group (CSC).

 Marsha is married to LaMar with two handsome sons, LaMar Jr. and Mason.  She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated.  Additionally, Marsha is a member of the Praise Dance Team, “Sisters of Praise” at St. John Baptist Church in Southlake, Texas.

 Marsha holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma.