Washington, D.C., April 10, 2015: The Association of Collegiate Training Institutions (ACTI) announces that Dr. Robert O. Tarter, Brig. Gen. USAF (ret) has joined the ACTI Industry Advisory Board.
Dr. Tarter is the Vice president of C2 Technologies, Inc., a nationally-recognized leader in performance improvement, dedicated to improving the effectiveness of productivity-driven organizations.
Prior to joining C2, Dr. Robert O. “Bob” Tarter served as the Vice President for the FAA’s Office of Technical Training. This office is responsible for overseeing training programs for FAA’s air traffic controllers and technicians. Tarter also served as Vice President for Safety from 2008 to 2010 ensuring all facets of safety in the U.S. national airspace system, to include manned and unmanned flight.
Prior to the FAA, General Tarter served as the mobilization assistant to the commander, First Air Force, Air Combat Command, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. First Air Force has the responsibility for the air defense of the continental U.S. During his Air Force service, General Tarter served in a variety of positions ranging from flight instructor to commander of the 917th Wing, Barksdale AFB, LA, a B-52/A-10 composite wing.
Dr. Tarter received his pilot’s license in 1973, and has logged over 10,000 military and civilian flying hours. He has flown the T-37, T-38, B-52, and A-10 for the Air Force, and the MD-88, MD-90, B-737, B-757 and B-767 as a civilian pilot. He retired as a Captain in 2005 after 18 years with Delta Air Lines.
Dr. Tarter has an undergraduate degree in history from Baylor University, a Master’s degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Doctorate of Education in educational leadership from the University of Phoenix. He is a graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons Instructor Course (TOPGUN) and the Air War College.
The ACTI Advisory Board consists of distinguished individuals involved in aviation and educational activities. ACTI represents national accredited institutions of higher learning involved in aviation education and training.