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Dr. Stilwell is currently serving as the Industry Expert for Air Traffic Controllers to the ICAO Air Navigation Commission, a position she has held since 2010. The Air Navigation Commission serves as the technical body serving the ICAO Council. Her experience in air traffic control includes 25 years of operational duty at the Miami Air Route Traffic Control Center, two years as liaison to the FAA Requirements Service and six years as Executive Vice President of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association. In addition, she served as founding chairperson of the Air Traffic Services Committee of the International Transport Workers Federation, a position she held for four years. She is a current member of the technical committee on Sub Orbital Human Space Flight of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety. Her academic background includes research in divers topics including projecting controller retirement and staffing requirements, the risk cost of ATC facility consolidation, and air traffic control financing. She earned her BA in Labor Studies at the National Labor College and her MPA and DPA at the University of Baltimore