AAAE Mentorview Online Series

Session 3: An Interview with Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E., Acting Airport Director, Eugene Airport

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 2 p.m. ET

The AAAE Mentorview online series connects members at different points in their career for inspiring conversations around how they got their start, how AAAE has supported their progression, and to share their perspectives on the issues facing airports and aviation today.

During Session 3, Rachel Barth, Director, Communications & Customer Engagement, Lincoln Airport Authority will interview Cathryn Stephens A.A.E., Acting Airport Director, Eugene Airport.


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About the Speakers

Ms. Rachel Barth

Director, Communications & Customer Engagement
Lincoln Airport Authority
Lincoln, NE


Ms. Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E.

Acting Airport Director
Eugene Airport
Eugene, OR

Cathryn Stephens came to the Eugene Airport in January 2007 where she now holds the position of Acting Airport Director overseeing the day-to-day operation of EUG including Operations, Maintenance and Security; Project Management; and Airport Services. She was previously Deputy Director over Airport Services. An Accredited Airport Executive, Cathryn serves on the AAAE Airline Economics and Air Service Committee, has chaired the AAAE Digital Media Summit conference committee, and has served on many AAE final interview panels. She is a past president of the Oregon Airport Management Association. Cathryn serves on the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council. She also served on planning committees for the Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon in 2008, 2012, and 2016. Prior to her work in the aviation industry, Cathryn worked for 16-years in television news as a reporter, anchor, producer, and photographer, in addition to some work in radio and newspaper. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Technical Journalism from Oregon State University and a Master’s of Science degree in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon. She enjoys travel, both business and pleasure, and has absolutely no fear of flying. She lives in Eugene with her husband and two children.