Mel Flynn

Mel is responsible for implementing the safety and occupational health and environmental compliance programs in the Region.



2010           Certified Safety Professional Board of Certified Safety Professional Indianapolis, Indiana
2008           MS Aviation Safety University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, Missouri
1986           Certified Flight Instructor Helicopter and Airplane, Spartan School of Aeronautics, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Professional Experience

2019 - Present    Regional Safety Manager, USGS Alaska Region, Anchorage, Alaska
2012 - 2019       Compliance Enforcement Officer, Department of Labor OSHA, Anchorage, Alaska
2010 - 2012       Chief of Safety, U.S. Air Force - Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
2004 - 2010       Forest Safety, Manager Chugach National Forest - Anchorage, Alaska
2000 - 2004       Aviation Safety Officer and Helicopter Instructor Pilot, Aviation Support Facility, Ft. Carson, Colorado
1999 - 2000       Heavy Lift Cargo Helicopter Instructor Pilot, Ft. Rucker, Alabama
1993 - 1999       Heavy Lift Cargo Helicopter Pilot & Flight Operations Officer, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska
1982 - 2007       U.S. Army Cargo Helicopter Pilot, various locations around the world