Kanisha Bembridge is a full-time faculty member with the College of Aeronautics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) Worldwide specializing in aviation safety and human factors. She also has the privilege of serving as an Associate Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics (BSA) degree program. Her experience as an aviation professional spans just over 19 years, holding leadership positions at major airlines such as Air Canada, Lufthansa German Airlines, and Express Jet (Delta Connection). She worked as an Aviation Safety Trainer for above and below wing airline operations and facilitated Crew Resource Management (CRM) training for airline crew. Her career in aviation then transitioned to airport operations and emergency management at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where she helped to manage the day to day operations of the World’s Busiest Airport and coordinated with various agencies and stakeholders in response to incidents and major events.
Mrs. Bembridge was awarded a Bachelor of Science in International Relations from the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus) and a Master of Science in Aviation Safety Management from the University of Central Missouri. She also holds graduate and professional certifications in Project Management and Emergency Management.