Board & Staff
Serve the traveling public and community
Pursue continuous improvement to be the first choice for travel by being a premier community asset through service and facilities.
The attitude for these values are multi-directional. They apply in each department, in the Authority, and in the community.
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.
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.
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
July 29, 2021
August 26, 2021
September 23, 2021
October 28, 2021
November 18, 2021
December 16, 2021
Note: Meeting dates subject to change.
Board Meeting Minutes
Dr. Jay Asdell