Brian Kuennen, program specialist
Brian Kuennen provides program support for the Aviation Bureau and aviation stakeholders in Iowa. Primary responsibilities include working with the aircraft registration program, where he provides customer service, compliance oversight, and technical support. Brian maintains multiple aviation databases necessary for tracking uses and trends in Iowa’s aviation system. He also provides programming assistance for state and federal aviation programs, and coordination of aviation conferences, meetings, and events.
Kuennen is a licensed commercial helicopter pilot in the Iowa Army National Guard. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and was in teaching prior to joining the Office of Aviation in 2016.