We're Here to Assist You

The NATCA communications team stands ready to assist your needs with a quick and personalized response and stable of spokespersons nationwide as well as an assortment of online resources.

The union’s library of press releases, speeches and other public statements is available here in the Media Center, along with reports, fact sheets and other research materials to assist you in understanding an array of aviation safety topics, from staffing to realignment to NextGen.

Reporters may also make online queries to our department here, as well as sign up to receive NATCA news as it is distributed.

For Media Inquiries

Doug ChurchDoug Church
Director of 

202-220-9802 (office)
301-346-8245 (cell)

Sarah McCann
Senior   Communications & Public Affairs Associate
 202-220-9813 (office)
315-796-1560 (cell)
Doug joined the communications staff at NATCA's Washington, D.C., national office in 2000, first as media relations manager and then becoming the director of the department in 2006 where he continues to serve as one of the organization's lead spokespersons. Before that, Doug worked in the print journalism field for over a decade, as a reporter, copy editor and page designer at several newspapers including the Detroit Free Press, The Palm Beach Post and The Bakersfield Californian. Doug lives in Ellicott City, Md., with his wife, two children, St. Bernard, and yellow labrador retriever, enjoying the air traffic overhead to and from BWI Airport.     Sarah joined the communications staff at NATCA’s national office in August 2011 after working as a legislative assistant for Alcalde & Fay, an Arlington-based government relations and public affairs firm. Prior to that Sarah was busy interning with a New York City literary agency, writing for her college newspaper, earning an honors degree in Journalism & Media Studies and playing varsity field hockey for Rutgers University. She lives in the suburbs of Virginia, with her husband and two dogs.