Chair
Jeff Lea
Manager, Strategic Communications
Minneapolis St. Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission

Immediate Past Chair
Brian Kulpin
Vice President of Marketing & Public Affairs
Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Vice Chair
Glen Thomas
Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications
Memphis International Airport

Board Liaison
RJ Steenstra

President and CEO
Fort McMurray Airport Authority

Working Group Leadership

Airport Marketing Working Group
Greg Willis
Marketing & Public Relations Manager
Jacksonville Aviation Authority
Subcommittees >>

Media Relations Working Group
Heather Shelbrack
Public Information Manager
City of Phoenix Aviation Department

Customer Experience Working Group
Karen W. Ellis
Chief Customer Experience Officer
San Antonio Airport System

Steering Group Members

Kaela H. Bailey
Strategic Communications Manager/ Aviation Liaison
HDR, Inc.

Erin Burns
Director of Communications
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Lise D’Andrea
President and CEO
CXE

Mindy Kershner
Sr. Manager, Communications & Community Affairs
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Gretchen Meyer
Director of Customer Service
Chicago Department of Aviation

Dean Paddock
Director, Communications & Stakeholder Engagement
Calgary Airport Authority

Tawana Russell
Airport Manager – Guest Experience
Broward County Aviation Dept./Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Fran Wood
Customer Experience Program Manager
Wayne County Airport Authority

Amy Benson
Vice President, Marketing – Airports
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Shane Carter
Director-Public Affairs & Governmental Relations
Clinton National Airport

Stephanie Freeman
Marketing and Customer Relations Manager
Piedmont Triad Airport Authority

Tyler MacAfee
Vice President, Communications and Government Relations
Winnipeg Airports Authority

Kate O’Rourke
Manager of Public Relations and Marketing
Fredericton International Airport Authority

Christopher Richards
Manager, Marketing
Vancouver Airport Authority

Kama Simonds
Media Relations Manager
Portland International Airport

Young Professional Representatives

Christina Apatow
CEO
FetchyFox

Jessie Allen
Director of Communications & External Relations
Tucson Airport Authority