Staff

ZMA ARTCC Staff

Staff Organization and Responsibilities

In order to smoothly and efficiently execute the various tasks of the Miami ARTCC, staff members must clearly understand their respective roles and the organization of the staff. That information is provided by this policy statement.

STAFF ORGANIZATION AND DESCRIPTION:

  • ARTCC Air Traffic Manager (ATM) – Ken Bambach- atm@zmaartcc.net
    • The ATM is appointed and removed per VATUSA policy; reports to the VATUSA Southern Region Director (DAT).
    • The ATM is responsible for the overall administration of the ARTCC.
    • The ATM is responsible for appointing staff members as described below.
    • The ATM is the chairman of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Deputy Air Traffic Manager (DATM) -Mark Anderson – datm@zmaartcc.net
    • The DATM is appointed and removed by the ATM; reports to the ATM.
    • The DATM acts as ATM in his absence.
    • The DATM is jointly responsible for administration of the roster and accuracy of the roster information.
    • The DATM is responsible for administration of Visiting Controllers.
    • The DATM is jointly responsible for monitoring the state of the ARTCC.
    • The DATM is responsible for assisting in development and roll out of major projects
    • The DATM is responsible for other tasks as may be assigned by the ATM from time to time.
    • The DATM is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Training Administrator (TA) –  Justin Martin – ta@zmaartcc.net
    • The TA is appointed and removed by the ATM, approved by VATUSA3; reports to the ATM and VATUSA3.
    • The TA is responsible for the development and execution of the training program.
    • The TA is responsible for the selection of Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The TA is responsible for the quality of the Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The TA works with Staff Instructors and Mentors to develop their knowledge.
    • The TA is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  •  Deputy Training Administrator (DTA) – Ron Henderson- ron.henderson@zmaartcc.net
    • The DTA is appointed by the TA, approved by the ATM, and removed by either; reports to the TA.
    • The DTA assists the TA with the management of the Training Department.
    • The DTA assists in the selection of Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The DTA assists in the responsibility for the quality of the Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The DTA assists in developing and implementing training-related material and projects.
    • The DTA works with Staff Instructors and Mentors to develop their knowledge.
    • The DTA assists with ensuring training standards are being uniformly applied to all students.
    • The DTA assists in keeps records of student progress, including testing, promotions, and all instruction.
    • The DTA acts as Training Administrator in their absence.
    • The DTA is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Event Coordinator (EC) – Daniel Channani – ec@zmaartcc.net
    • The EC is appointed and removed by the ATM; reports to the ATM.
    • The EC assists the ATM to develop the Event Program.
    • The EC is the liaison to Group Flights, Virtual Airlines, ARTCCs and VATSIM Staff for event related activities.
    • The EC is responsible for promotion of ARTCC sponsored events.
    • The EC is responsible for coordinating ATC requirements for Group Flight and VA events.
    • The EC is responsible for publishing an Event debrief, for the FAB members.
    • The EC is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Facility Engineer (FE) – Fred Michaels – fe@zmaartcc.net
    • The FE is appointed and removed by the ATM; reports to the ATM.
    • The FE acts as an adviser to the ATM and DATM on technical aspects of flight simulation.
    • The FE maintains and updates radar client files, SOPs, LOAs and related documents with approval by the ATM.
    • The FE works with other ARTCCs to approve LOAs and SOPs.
    • The FE will evaluate, as needed, scenery used within ARTCC airspace to determine impact on operations.
    • The FE is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Webmaster/IT Specialist (IT) – Larry Wimble – larry.wimble@zmaartcc.net
    • The IT is appointed and removed by the ATM; reports to the ATM.
    • The IT is responsible for building and maintaining the ARTCC website.
    • The IT designs and programs new applications requested by the ATM and Facility Advisory Board.
    • The IT is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Assistant Webmaster/IT Specialist (AIT) – Sergio Lopez – sergiolopez@zmaartcc.net
    • The AIT is appointed and removed by the IT, approved by the ATM; reports to the IT and ATM.
    • The AIT is responsible for assisting in the building and maintaining the ARTCC website.
    • The AIT assists the IT in the designs and programs new applications.
    • The AIT is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Instructional Training Staff
    • Staff Mentors (SM)
      • Josh Glottmann -
    • SM responsible for development of the capabilities of Controllers through execution of the Training Program.
    • SM participate in the development of the Training Program.
    • SM continually assess the capabilities of the ARTCC personnel for the TA.
    • SM are members of the Facility Advisory Board.
    • Intern Staff Mentors (ISM)
      • -None-
    • ISM responsible for development of the capabilities of Controllers through execution of the Training Program.
    • ISM participate in the development of the Training Program.
    • ISM continually assess the capabilities of the ARTCC personnel for the TA.
    • ISM are held responsible by the Senior Mentor.