The mission of the St. Joseph County Airport Authority is to maximize the safety, service, efficiency and effectiveness of South Bend International Airport for the traveling public, and to promote the value of the airport to the community.
The Airport Authority is directed by Mike Daigle, A.A.E. (Accredited Airport Executive). The Authority employs approximately 50 staff members in a variety of positions, including administration, maintenance, operations, marketing, public safety and customer service.
Mike Daigle, A.A.E., Executive Director
Tim O’Donnell, A.A.E., Director of Operations and Maintenance
Aaron Kobb, Director of Administration and Finance
Julie Curtis, Director of Marketing and Development
Lisa Jump, SHRM-CP, PHR, Human Resources Manager
Mike Ornat, Department of Public Safety Chief
Cliff Jenkins, Maintenance Manager
Tyler Miller, C.M., A.C.E., Operations Manager
Kerianne Linn, A.A.E., Properties Manager
Lauren Winger, Accounting Manager
The airport is governed by the St. Joseph County Airport Authority, which is a municipality in the State of Indiana. Its four bipartisan board members are appointed by the St. Joseph County Commissioners. Board members include Thomas S. Botkin, Abraham Marcus, David R. Sage and Dr. Jay Asdell. Mitchell Heppenheimer is the Board attorney.
All regular meetings are held at 11:30 a.m. in the Board Room unless otherwise specified.
December 15, 2016
January 26, 2017
February 23, 2017
March 30, 2017
April 25, 2017
May 25, 2017
June 29, 2017
July 27, 2017
August 31, 2017
September 28, 2017
October 26, 2017
November 16, 2017
December 14, 2017
Note: Meeting dates subject to change.