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Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA)

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA)

September 11, 2014 09:34 ET

North American Airports Elect New Board Members

James C. Cherry Named Chair of ACI North America

ATLANTA, GEORGIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 11, 2014) - During its Annual General Membership Business Meeting on Sept. 9, members of Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) elected a new Chair, James C. Cherry, President and CEO, Aéroports de Montréal.

Serving as First Vice Chair is Maureen Riley, Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports. Second Vice Chair is William R. Vanecek, Director of Aviation of Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Lew Bleiweis, Executive Director of The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, was elected as the Chair of the U.S. Policy Board.

New members of the Board of Directors, from U.S. airports, for a three-year term include: Bryant Francis (Shreveport Airport Authority, LA), Monica Lombraña (City of El Paso, TX), Mario Diaz (Houston Airport System, TX), Candace McGraw (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl. Airport, KY), Robert Wigington (Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, TN).

Additionally, the members approved the 13 members of the Canadian Policy Board, which is chaired by John Gibson (Prince George Airport Authority) and vice-chaired by Craig Richmond (Vancouver Airport Authority).

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 employ nearly 1.2 million people and account for $1.1 trillion in economic activity-or six percent of the total U.S. workforce and seven percent of GDP. Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada's GDP.

About Aéroports de Montréal

Aéroports de Montréal is the local airport authority that has been responsible for the management, operation and development of Montréal-Trudeau and Montréal-Mirabel international airports since 1992. The Corporation employs 625 people at both airports and at head office. ADM has been ISO 14001 certified since 2000 and BOMA BESt certified since 2008.

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