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Board & Staff

Mission

Serve the traveling public and community

Vision

Pursue continuous improvement to be the first choice for travel by being a premier community asset through service and facilities.

Values

The attitude for these values are multi-directional. They apply in each department, in the Authority, and in the community.
Service
Accountability
Forward
Empowerment
Teamwork
You

Staff

The St. Joseph County Airport Authority is directed by Mike Daigle, A.A.E. (Accredited Airport Executive). The Authority employs more than 50 staff members in a variety of positions, including administration, maintenance, operations, marketing, public safety and customer service.

Contact the Airport Authority

Mike Daigle, A.A.E., CEO & Executive Director

Tim O’Donnell, A.A.E., Vice President of Operations

Aaron Kobb, Vice President of Finance

Julie Curtis, Vice President of Marketing and Air Service Development

Mike Ornat, Department of Public Safety Chief

Cliff Jenkins, Project Manager

Ashley Thorsen, Operations Manager

Kerianne Linn, A.A.E., Properties Manager

Brian Bauman, Maintenance Manager

Michelle Reedy, Human Resources Manager

St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board

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 Dr. Jay Asdell, Abraham Marcus, Michael Misch, and David Sage. Mitchell Heppenheimer is the board attorney.

Committee

Board Meeting Schedule

All regular meetings are held at 11:30 a.m. in the Board Room unless otherwise specified.

January 28, 2021 – Agenda Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Order 20-52, this meeting will be held via Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/93746485256?pwd=N2orS0pKMnpuOVVqUHF3SzZPeTFBdz09
Meeting ID: 937 4648 5256  Password: 001533
Participants may also join via telephone at (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 937 4648 5256   Password: 001533

February 25, 2021 – Agenda Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Order 21-03, this meeting will be held via Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/97379255833?pwd=VzJ5N28wcEpkZDl6V0hmc3NScnVZdz09
Meeting ID: 973 7925 5833  Password: 311371
Participants may also join via telephone at (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 973 7925 5833    Password: 311371

March 25, 2021 – Agenda Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Order 21-05, this meeting will be held in person with the board and executive team in attendance only. Due to social distancing requirements, the public may join via telephone at 877-570-7040. Password: 8191180264#

April 29, 2021 – Agenda In-person attendance resumes with masks required at all times. 

May 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. – Agenda

June 24, 2021 –  Agenda
Notice of Executive Session at 11:00 a.m.

July 22, 2021 – Agenda

August 25, 2021 – Agenda

September 23, 2021 – Agenda

October 28, 2021

November 18, 2021

December 16, 2021

Note: Meeting dates subject to change.

Board Members

Board member Abraham Marcus headshotAbraham Marcus
President

Board member David Sage headshotDavid Sage
Vice President

Board member Jay Asdell headshotDr. Jay Asdell
Treasurer

Michael Misch
Secretary

Board attorney Mitchell Heppenheimer headshotMitchell Heppenheimer
Board Attorney