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

  • Regular meetings: Fourth Tuesday each month at 3:00 p.m., Athens-Ben Epps Flight Center Conference Room
  • Special meetings: determined at the time of call

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
Elizabeth Higgins*06-30-2019
James Pierce06-30-2020
Bayne Smith06-30-2020
David Asman06-30-2021
Lester Shindelman06-30-2021
Robert Miles06-30-2022

*Resides within five miles of the airport

METHOD OF APPOINTMENT
Mayor and Commission

CONTACT
Mike Mathews, Airport Director
706-613-3420

MORE INFORMATION
Airport Website - www.accgov.com/airport

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