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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.

Contact the Airport Authority

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

Patrick Mac Carthaigh, C.M., ASC, Vice President of Operations

Julie Curtis, Vice President of Marketing & Air Service Development

Renata Matousova, Vice President of Finance

Michelle Reedy, Vice President of Human Resources

Mike Ornat, Department of Public Safety Chief

Cliff Jenkins, Project Manager

Ashley Thorsen, A.A.E., Operations Manager

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

Alexander Ashby, Maintenance Manager

Clint Foster, Information Technology 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 Vincent Henderson, Andrew Kostielney, Michael Misch, and David Sage. Mitchell Heppenheimer is the board attorney.


2023 Board Meeting Schedule

January 31, 2023 – Agenda
Notice of Public Meeting: Executive Session, January 31, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.

Changed to: February 22, 2023 – Agenda
Notice of Public Meeting: Executive Session, February 22, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.

Changed to: March 29, 2023, 8:30 a.m.
Notice of Public Meeting: Executive Session, March 29, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.

April 27, 2023

May 25, 2023

June 29, 2023

July 27, 2023

August 31, 2023

September 28, 2023

October 26, 2023

November 16, 2023

December 14, 2023

Note: Meeting dates subject to change.

Board Members

Board member David Sage headshotDavid Sage

Michael Misch
Vice President

Vincent Henderson

Andrew Kostielney

Board attorney Mitchell Heppenheimer headshotMitchell Heppenheimer
Board Attorney