Leadership

As members of AAAE, you have the opportunity to share your experience and expertise as a volunteer leader by serving on the Board of Directors, the Policy Review Council, as a Committee chair or vice chair, or in your regional chapter.

AAAE volunteer leaders serve a vital role by providing insight on specific issues facing airports today, creating and enacting association policy, as well as working with the AAAE team to develop new member initiatives.

Executive Committee

Rick Crider,  A.A.E.
Chair

Rick Crider, A.A.E.

Airport Director
Prescott Regional Airport
Prescott, AZ
Rebecca Hupp,  A.A.E.
First Vice Chair

Rebecca Hupp, A.A.E.

Airport Director
Boise Airport
Boise, ID
Marshall Stevens,  A.A.E.
Second Vice Chair

Marshall Stevens, A.A.E.

Vice President, Operations & Chief Operating Officer
Memphis International Airport
Memphis, TN
Patrick W. Wilson A.A.E., ACE
Secretary/Treasurer

Patrick W. Wilson A.A.E., ACE

President and CEO
Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
Knoxville
Perry Miller,  PhD, A.A.E., I.A.P.
First Past Chair

Perry Miller, PhD, A.A.E., I.A.P.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Richmond International Airport
Richmond, VA
Mark Gale,  A.A.E.
Second Past Chair

Mark Gale, A.A.E.

Chief Executive Officer & Director of Aviation
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Board of Directors

Harry G. Barrett, Jr., A.A.E.

Harry G. Barrett, Jr., A.A.E.

Executive Director
Palm Springs International Airport
Palm Springs, CA
Devon M. Brubaker, A.A.E.

Devon M. Brubaker, A.A.E.

Airport Director
Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport
Rock Springs, WY
Kevin R. Bumen, A.A.E., C.A.E.

Kevin R. Bumen, A.A.E., C.A.E.

Chief Finance and Commercial Officer
San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco, CA
Melissa W. Cooper, A.A.E.

Melissa W. Cooper, A.A.E.

Director of Aviation
Kansas City Aviation Department
Kansas City, MO
Rick S. Crider, A.A.E.

Rick S. Crider, A.A.E.

Executive Vice President, Airport / Railport & Military Relations
Port Authority of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Travis  Crilly, A.A.E.

Travis Crilly, A.A.E.

Vice President, Commercial Development
Blue Grass Airport
Lexington, KY
Mark A. Crosby, A.A.E.

Mark A. Crosby, A.A.E.

Vice President, Aviation
McCarthy Building Companies
Roseville, CA
Shawn A. Dobberstein, A.A.E.

Shawn A. Dobberstein, A.A.E.

Executive Director
Fargo-Hector International Airport
Fargo, ND
William (Ed) E. Foster, A.A.E., IACE, MBA

William (Ed) E. Foster, A.A.E., IACE, MBA

Executive Director
Lancaster Airport Authority
Lancaster, PA
Mark E. Gale, A.A.E.

Mark E. Gale, A.A.E.

Chief Executive Officer & Director of Aviation
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Christopher Greene

Christopher Greene

Vice President, Aviation
RS&H
Denver, CO
Daren A. Griffin, A.A.E.

Daren A. Griffin, A.A.E.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority
Reno, NV
Rebecca L. Hupp, A.A.E.

Rebecca L. Hupp, A.A.E.

Airport Director
Boise Airport
Boise, ID
Jane M. Lucero, A.A.E., AICP

Jane M. Lucero, A.A.E., AICP

Airport Development Administrator
New Mexico Department of Transportation Aviation Division
Albuquerque, NM
Chad Makovsky, A.A.E., IACE

Chad Makovsky, A.A.E., IACE

Aviation Director
City of Phoenix Aviation Department
Phoenix, AZ
Andrew Martz, A.A.E.

Andrew Martz, A.A.E.

Assistant Airport Director
Eugene Airport
Eugene, OR
Perry J. Miller, A.A.E., I.A.P.

Perry J. Miller, A.A.E., I.A.P.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Richmond International Airport
Richmond, VA
Tyler Miller, A.A.E., ACE

Tyler Miller, A.A.E., ACE

Deputy Director of Aviation
Corpus Christi International Airport
Corpus Christi, TX
Melinda Montgomery, A.A.E.

Melinda Montgomery, A.A.E.

Airport Manager
Trenton-Mercer Airport
Ewing, NJ
Steven L. Picou, A.A.E., ACE

Steven L. Picou, A.A.E., ACE

Executive Director
Lafayette Regional Airport
Lafayette, LA
Lenard T. Robinson, A.A.E.

Lenard T. Robinson, A.A.E.

Senior Director, Administration
Savannah Airport Commission
Savannah, GA
Atif Saeed, A.A.E., IAP

Atif Saeed, A.A.E., IAP

Chief Executive Officer
Philadelphia International Airport
Philadelphia, PA
Marc M. Sethna, A.A.E.

Marc M. Sethna, A.A.E.

Director, Terminal & Facilities
Columbus Regional Airport Authority
Columbus, OH
Marshall B. Stevens, A.A.E.

Marshall B. Stevens, A.A.E.

Vice President, Operations & Chief Operating Officer
Memphis International Airport
Memphis, TN
Patrick W. Wilson, A.A.E., ACE

Patrick W. Wilson, A.A.E., ACE

President and CEO
Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
Knoxville, TN
Mark E. Witsoe, A.A.E., CAE

Mark E. Witsoe, A.A.E., CAE

Airport Manager
Napa County Airport
Napa, CA

Chapter Presidents

Dave Haring, A.A.E.
Great Lakes Chapter President

Dave Haring, A.A.E.

Executive Director
Lincoln Airport Authority
Lincoln, NE
Darren S. Large, A.A.E.
Northeast Chapter President

Darren S. Large, A.A.E.

Director, Facilities & Operations
Morristown Airport
Morristown, NJ
Devon Brubaker, A.A.E.
Northwest Chapter President

Devon Brubaker, A.A.E.

Airport Director
Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport
Rock Springs, WY
Danny Jones, A.A.E.
South Central Chapter President

Danny Jones, A.A.E.

Director, Airport Operations
Kelly Field/Port San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Travis Crilly, A.A.E.
Southeast Chapter President

Travis Crilly, A.A.E.

Vice President, Commercial Development
Blue Grass Airport
Lexington, KY
T.J. Chen, C.M., P.E.
Southwest Chapter President

T.J. Chen, C.M., P.E.

Chief Administrative Officer, Planning & Development
Sacramento County Department of Airports
Sacramento, CA

Policy Review Council Members

Phillip Washington
Co-Chair

Phillip Washington

Chief Executive Officer
Denver International Airport
Denver, CO
Iftikhar Ahmad, P.E.
Member

Iftikhar Ahmad, P.E.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Rhode Island Airport Corp.
Warwick, RI
Kim Becker
Co-Chair

Kim Becker

President & Chief Executive Officer
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
San Diego, CA
B Bheodari, A.A.E.
Member

B Bheodari, A.A.E.

Airport General Manager
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta, GA
Jeff Bilyeu, A.A.E.
Member

Jeff Bilyeu, A.A.E.

Aviation Director
Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
Angleton, TX
Kelly Campbell, A.A.E.
Member

Kelly Campbell, A.A.E.

Executive Director, Aviation
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
Lubbock, TX
T.J. Chen, C.M., P.E.
Member

T.J. Chen, C.M., P.E.

Chief Administrative Officer, Planning & Development
Sacramento County Department of Airports
Sacramento, CA
Travis Crilly, A.A.E.
Member

Travis Crilly, A.A.E.

Vice President, Commercial Development
Blue Grass Airport
Lexington, KY
Kevin Dolliole
Member

Kevin Dolliole

Director of Aviation
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
New Orleans, LA
Sean Donohue
Member

Sean Donohue

Chief Executive Officer
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
Dallas, TX
Jim Elwood, A.A.E.
Member

Jim Elwood, A.A.E.

Executive Director
Jackson Hole Airport
Jackson, WY
Bryant Francis, C.M.
Member

Bryant Francis, C.M.

Director of Airports
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Cleveland, OH
Dave Haring, A.A.E.
Member

Dave Haring, A.A.E.

Executive Director
Lincoln Airport Authority
Lincoln, NE
Danny Jones, A.A.E.
Member

Danny Jones, A.A.E.

Director, Airport Operations
Kelly Field/Port San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Lawrence J. Krauter, A.A.E., AICP
Member

Lawrence J. Krauter, A.A.E., AICP

Chief Executive Officer
Spokane International Airport
Spokane, WA
Darren S. Large, A.A.E.
Member

Darren S. Large, A.A.E.

Director, Facilities & Operations
Morristown Airport
Morristown, NJ
Lance Lyttle, IAP
Member

Lance Lyttle, IAP

Managing Director, Aviation
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
SeaTac, WA
Ron Mathieu, C.M.
Member

Ron Mathieu, C.M.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
Birmingham, AL
Jeff Mulder, A.A.E.
Member

Jeff Mulder, A.A.E.

Director of Airports
Oklahoma City Airport Trust
Oklahoma City, OK
Chad Newton, A.A.E.
Member

Chad Newton, A.A.E.

Chief Executive Officer
Wayne County Airport Authority
Detroit, MI
Charlene Reynolds
Member

Charlene Reynolds

Airport Director
John Wayne Airport
Orange County
Tory Richardson, A.A.E.
Member

Tory Richardson, A.A.E.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Grand Rapids, MI
Ann Richart, A.A.E.
Member

Ann Richart, A.A.E.

Aviation Director
Washington State Department of Transportation
Tumwater, WA
Jesus Saenz, Jr., IAP
Member

Jesus Saenz, Jr., IAP

Aviation Director
San Antonio Airport System
San Antonio, TX
Ricky Smith
Member

Ricky Smith

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Baltimore, MD
Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E.
Member

Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E.

Airport Director
Eugene Airport
Eugene, OR
Mark VanLoh, A.A.E.
Member

Mark VanLoh, A.A.E.

Chief Executive Officer
Jacksonville Aviation Authority
Jacksonville, FL
Bill Wyatt
Member

Bill Wyatt

Executive Director
Salt Lake City Department of Airports
Salt Lake City, UT