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GBTA St Louis March Membership Meeting

March 10, 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Angad Arts Hotel
3550 Samuel Shepard Dr
St Louis, MO 63103
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Tired of the "old" business head shot? Time to update! Please come have a complimentary professional head shot sponsored by Acendas.  Their own photographer, Daniel Lodrigue, will be taking pictures for our Chapter Members and guest before the meeting.  Pictures will be available between 10:15am - 11:30am.  No need to sign up, just come early and complimentary beverages will be available. 

GBTA St. Louis March Membership Meeting - What’s New with TSA - 

Learn more about changes in TSA Pre✓® and a review of the program, trusted traveler programs, REAL ID, new technology (CAT) at ticket document checkers, 3 new CT x-rays and their capabilities, prohibited items discovered in STL (review of nationals #’s), special passenger handling, and timeline for Goes interviews 

Guest Speaker:   Duane Huelsmann

Assistant Federal Security Director - Screening, Missouri

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Duane Huelsmann is the Assistant Federal Security Director for Screening (AFSD-S) for the state of Missouri. Duane oversees the operations of St. Louis-Lambert International Airport (STL) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI). He was selected for the AFSD position in August, 2017 and is currently the Acting FSD over Missouri's nine airports.

Duane began his career with TSA as a member of the Mobile Screening Force (MSF) in June, 2002. After returning to St. Louis the following September, he was promoted to Screening Manager. In this capacity, Duane coordinated the installation of all baggage screening equipment. In April, 2005, he was named as the Deputy Assistant Federal Security Director for Screening (DAFSD-S) where he coordinated screening operations for STL. Between 2012 and 2014, Duane supervised the $42M inline baggage project resulting in the installations of 3 CTX 9800s in terminals 1 and 2 that went live in 2014.

Duane arrived at TSA with 18 years of civil aviation experience where he held numerous positions with Trans States Airline including Supervisor, Ramp Manager, Station Manager, and Director of Ground Operations. In his latest role, Duane served as the Director of Stations where he was responsible for ground operations for the Midwest and East Coast Divisions. He was also a ground security coordinator and served as the Security Director for Trans States Airline.

Duane and his wife Connie have been married for 30 years, have two children, Lorel and Logan, and three grand-dogs.


The GBTA St. Louis March membership meeting is sponsored by:

Complimentary profesional head shot is sponsored by:


$25.00 Direct Member Ticket
$35.00 after 05:00 pm March 6

$25.00 Allied Member Ticket
$35.00 after 05:00 pm March 6

$40.00 Guest Ticket
$50.00 after 05:00 pm March 6

$0.00 First Time Guest Ticket

$0.00 Guest Speaker Ticket

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