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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 Thomas S. Botkin, Abraham Marcus, David R. Sage and Dr. Jay Asdell. 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.

August 27, 2020 – Agenda Board members will be present, but due to social distancing requirements, attendees should phone in. (877) 570-7040 Conference Code: 8191180264# 

September 24, 2020 – Agenda Board members will be present, but due to social distancing requirements, attendees should phone in. (877) 570-7040 Conference Code: 8191180264#

October 29, 2020 – Agenda Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Orders 20-04 and 20-09, this meeting will be held via Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/96934029159?pwd=YnRPYldZdFBQVWptODRsQ09WR2lXUT09
Meeting ID: 969 3402 9159   Password: 847456
Participants may also join via telephone at (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 969 3402 9159   Password: 847456

November 19, 2020 – Agenda Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Orders 20-04 and 20-09, this meeting will be held via Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/95794519407?pwd=WG40K3VBRklHS3ZvQ2hxdWRBODgydz09
Meeting ID: 957 9451 9407   Password: 683950
Participants may also join via telephone at (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 957 9451 940   Password: 683950

Note: A closed Executive Session will take place via Zoom at 11:00 a.m. on November 19.

December 17, 2020 – Agenda Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Orders 20-04 and 20-09, this meeting will be held via Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/95794519407?pwd=WG40K3VBRklHS3ZvQ2hxdWRBODgydz09
Meeting ID: 970 9270 7366   Password: 143307
Participants may also join via telephone at (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 970 9270 7366   Password: 143307

January 28, 2021

February 25, 2021

March 25, 2021

April 29, 2021

May 27, 2021

June 24, 2021

July 29, 2021

August 26, 2021

September 30, 2021

October 28, 2021

November 18, 2021

December 16, 2021

Note: Meeting dates subject to change.

Board Members

Board member Jay Asdell headshotDr. Jay Asdell
President

Board member Thomas Botkin headshotThomas S. Botkin
Vice President

Board member Abraham Marcus headshotAbraham Marcus
Treasurer

Board member David Sage headshotDavid Sage
Secretary

Board attorney Mitchell Heppenheimer headshotMitchell Heppenheimer
Board Attorney