Category Archives: Behind-the-Scene

Episode 6- Stephanie Matonek

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we chat with Transportation Disaster Assistance Specialist, Stephanie Matonek. She discusses how she found her passion for the work that she does as part of the TDA team and path she took to get to where she is now. She also has a piece of interesting NTSB history that she shares with us.

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Erik Strickland (l) interviews Stephanie Matonek (r) for Behind-the-Scene @NTSB

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Episode 5- Nathan Doble and Ivan Cheung

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we chat with Transportation Research Analysts, Nathan Doble and Ivan Cheung. They share the professional journeys they took to get to the NTSB and discuss their latest report, Reducing Speeding-Related Crashes Involving Passenger Vehicles

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Nathan Doble (left), Ivan Cheung (center), and host Erik Strickland (right) discussing the Speed Report. 

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And find more ways to listen here: https://www.blubrry.com/behind_the_scene_ntsb/

Episode 4- Clint Johnson

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we chat with Clint Johnson, Chief of the Alaska Regional Office, in the Office of Aviation Safety. We discuss the importance of general aviation to the communities in Alaska and the impact of the work done by the NTSB. Clint also shares how he became an Aviation Investigator and what got him interested in aviation.

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Clint Johnson (right)

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Episode 3- Member T. Bella Dinh-Zarr

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we have a conversation with Board Member Bella Dinh-Zarr. Member Dinh-Zarr shares with us her passion for safety and the path she has taken as a public health scientist who is focused on how transportation safety can prevent injuries and fatalities.

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Episode 2- Member Christopher Hart

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we chat with Board Member Christopher Hart. He shares how he got interested in aviation and the path that led to a pilot’s license and law degree. Join us as he shares his unique experience of serving as a Board Member in the 90’s and then again in the 2000’s.

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Episode 1- Chairman Robert Sumwalt

In our first “real” episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we chat with Chairman Robert Sumwalt and find out what got him interested in aviation. This interest turned into a passion not just for aviation, but for all transportation. We also talk about his views on leadership and how it can apply to creating strong safety systems.

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Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB

Welcome to the introductory episode of the newest advocacy tool from the National Transportation Safety Board!

Behind-the-Scene @NTSB will be an opportunity for our agency to share the stories of our amazing staff and highlight the exceptional work that is being done to advance transportation. Each episode will feature an interview with NTSB staff. We’ll delve into their transportation career history, discuss interesting investigations or reports that they have worked on, and share how their expertise improves safety.Behindthescene

There are many amazing and interesting facets to the work being accomplished at the NTSB and we look forward to sharing these stories.

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Technical Producer James Anderson (lt) and Host Erik Strickland (rt) prepare for an episode taping.
New episodes will be available every other Thursday and will soon be available on Apple Podcasts and Google Play.

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If you have questions about the podcast, feel free to email us at SafetyAdvocacy@NTSB.gov