SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

November 14, 2006 12:03 ET

LAWA Appoints David Shuter as the New Deputy Executive Director of Project and Facilities Development Services

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 14, 2006 -- LAWA appoints David Shuter as the new Deputy Executive Director of Project and Facilities Development Services. Effective Nov. 6, Shuter will be responsible for managing the conceptual design, planning, engineering, and construction of all airside, landside and terminal facilities, road systems, parking, signage, curb usage, runways, and taxiways at all four LAWA airports.

He brings 48 years of work history, including numerous senior leadership positions, in the fields of aviation operations, aviation facilities, and transit engineering.

Most recently, David served as Vice President and Regional Manager with Gannett Fleming providing project and program management services, conducting capital projects management performance audits, and coordinating quality assurance audits on various transit, engineering, and aviation-related tasks.

During his career, Shuter had full directional authority for all facets of airfield operations, construction, and facilities maintenance over four military airfields on the west coast. He was the executive director of the Orange County Fixed Guideway Agency, a member of the Orange County Airport Land Use Commission, and led the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's project management oversight team for the start up of the Pasadena Blue Line and procurement of the LA Car light rail vehicle.

He possesses extensive project management oversight experience and served in this capacity for the Central Puget Sound Regional Transportation Authority on the Sound Transit Commuter Rail Project and Sound Transit Light Rail Project, a combined program value of $4 billion.

Shuter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Masters of Science in Aerospace Engineering.

Contact Information

    Harold Johnson
    (310) 646-5260