Airport Authority

MEMBERS: 6 members – one member must live within five miles of the airport

TERM: 4 years – limit 2 consecutive 4 year terms

AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION: Georgia Laws 1988, p. 4906

MEETING INFORMATION:
3rd Tuesday each month
3:30 p.m.
Athens-Ben Epps Flight Center Conference Room
(special meeting determined at time of call)
Meeting minutes and agendas

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with airport management in the operation of the airport which includes policies of safety, personnel, budget
  • Following of FAA guidelines as well as seeking federal and state funding for maintenance and improvements
  • Insuring the airport meets community needs, present and future.
Members
Term Expires
Lester Shindelman, Chair06-30-2021
Allen Seymour
06-30-2018
Elizabeth Higgins*
06-30-2019
James Pierce
06-30-2020
Bayne Smith
06-30-2020
David Asman
06-30-2021

*Resides within five miles of the airport

METHOD OF APPOINTMENT:
Mayor and Commission

CONTACT:
David Fluck, Interim Airport Director - 706-613-3420 - david.fluck@athensclarkecounty.com.

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