New Members Elected to ACI-NA Board of Directors

October 2, 2018

NASHVILLE – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today announced new leadership elected at the ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, TN.

“ACI-NA is only as strong as our members and their active engagement. These airport industry leaders will help ensure ACI-NA continues its long history of advocating on behalf of the industry as the Voice of Airports®,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke.  “I look forward to working with ACI-NA leadership as we advance airport industry priorities in Washington and Ottawa.”

Kevin Dillon, Executive Director of the Connecticut Airport Authority, was elected to the ACI-NA Board of Directors. Members re-elected to serve for three year terms are Chellie Cameron, Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia International Airport, Huntley Lawrence, Director of Aviation for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Jim Gill, President and CEO of Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority, and Tom Jewsbury, Airport Director of St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.

Rick Tucker, Executive Director of Huntsville International Airport, was re-elected as Chair of the U.S. Policy Council. Kevin Dolliole, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, and Paul Bradbury, Portland International Jetport, were elected to At-Large Positions for the U.S. Policy Council.

New leadership of the 2018-2019 ACI-NA World Business Partners/Associates Board of Directors was also announced during at the conference, with Ana Sotorrio of Aviation Strategies & Trade Solutions to serve as Chair and Derryl Benton, Executive Vice President of Business Development at HMSHost Corporation, as Vice Chair.  Other members newly elected include Douglas Hofsass of PASSUR Aerospace, Brian P. Reed of Landrum & Brown, Inc., Pete Ricondo of RICONDO, and Patrick Wallace of Paradies Lagardère.

A complete list of the ACI-NA Board of Directors and leadership is available on the ACI-NA website.


About ACI-NA

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. ACI-NA member airports enplane more than 95 percent of the domestic and virtually all the international airline passenger and cargo traffic in North America. Approximately 380 aviation-related businesses are also members of ACI-NA, providing goods and services to airports. Collectively, U.S. airports support more than 11.5 million jobs and account for $1.4 trillion in economic activity – or more than seven percent of the total U.S. GDP. Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada’s GDP. Learn more at