Category Archives: Behind-the-Scene

Episode 8- Sean Payne

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, we have a fun conversation with Mechanical Engineer, Sean Payne. He shares with us his passion for aviation and how he found his way to the NTSB. His simple job description is that he’s one of the “black box” guys, and  has worked on investigations in all modes, including the sinking of the Freight Vessel El Faro. Sean also says the NTSB public docket is a hidden gem, so be sure to visit it.

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Stephanie Shaw (l), Erik Strickland (center), and Sean Payne (r) taping Behind-the-Scene @NTSB

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Episode 7- Eric Weiss

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, we get to chat with Public Affairs Specialist Eric Weiss. He shares with us how he has always had a passion for transportation and how that passion brought him to the NTSB.

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Eric Weiss (l), Erik Strickland (center), and Stephanie Shaw (r) tape Behind-the-Scene @NTSB.

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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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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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