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James Foltz

James D. Foltz is the Manager of the Programs and Procedures Section of the Small Airplane Standards Branch of the FAA Aircraft Certification Service. In this role, he oversees the development of design certification policy and airworthiness standards for UAS, and coordinates activities across the FAA and with international partners to achieve agency and congressional goals to establish and maintain UAS certification requirements. James is actively engaged in international harmonization efforts for UAS and is co-rapporteur of the airworthiness working group of the ICAO RPAS panel. James earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and his Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.