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- Dr. Mark Rosekind Alertness Solutions
- Peggy Gilligan deputy associate administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
- Capt. Rand Harrell Air Line Pilots Association
- Capt. Al Prest vice president of operations for the Air Transport Association
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