Maurice Hoffman serves as the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Director of Airspace Services. In this role, Mo supports Mission Support Services and the Air Traffic Office (ATO) in delivering enterprise approaches to managing navigable airspace safely and efficiently. Before joining Airspace Services Mr. Hoffman served as the Deputy Director of Air Traffic Procedures within Mission Support Services. In this role, Mr. Hoffman supported operational capacity and efficiency and safety enhancements, through the development and implementation of appropriate policy and guidance, or through the development of new or revised procedures.
Over the past 27 years, Mr. Hoffman has held a number of diverse positions managing and supporting National Airspace System (NAS) operations. Prior to this position, he served as Technical Advisor in the Office of Chief of Staff for the ATO. He provided support on technical, political and operational initiatives, interacting with leadership in the ATO as well as other FAA stakeholders.
Mr. Hoffman began his FAA career in 1989 at Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) as an air traffic control specialist and prior to leaving in 2009 to serve as Executive Technical Representative in the Eastern Service Area for En Route and Oceanic Services, served as a Traffic Management Coordinator, Front Line Manager, and Operations Manager. Additionally, after arriving at FAA Headquarters in 2011, he was Group Manager of Airspace and Operations Support in Safety and Operations Support for En Route and Oceanic Services in the ATO. He has also played a major role in the development and classroom facilitation of the Air Traffic Leadership Development Program, and serves as an ATO subject matter expert on the Operations Review Board (ORB).