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
Corey McAlvey, Interim 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.
Board Meeting Schedule
All regular meetings are held at 11:30 a.m. in the Board Room unless otherwise specified.
December 12, 2019
January 30, 2020
February 27, 2020
March 26, 2020
April 30, 2020 – Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Orders 20-04 and 20-09, this meeting will be held via Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7114232999?pwd=UUNXOGZYM0YrV2xXeDVubytHL3VzQT09
Meeting ID: 711 423 2999 Password: 9A89Ds
Participants may also join via telephone at (605) 475-4120 PIN: 8186691#
May 21, 2020 – Board members will be present, but due to social distancing requirements, attendees should phone in. (877) 570-7040 Conference Code: 8191180264#
June 25, 2020 – Board members will be present, but due to social distancing requirements, attendees should phone in. (877) 570-7040 Conference Code: 8191180264#
July 30, 2020 – Board members will be present, but due to social distancing requirements, attendees should phone in. (877) 570-7040 Conference Code: 8191180264#
August 27, 2020
September 24, 2020
October 29, 2020
November 19, 2020
December 17, 2020
Note: Meeting dates subject to change.
Dr. Jay Asdell
Thomas S. Botkin