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The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority is the owner and operator of the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field Airport. It is governed by a six-member Board of Trustees, in which members are appointed to four-year terms by both the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. The Board has ultimate financial and policy making responsibility for the Airport Authority. Board members serve as volunteers and receive no payment for their time.

Board Meetings

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda for June 17, 2024 Board of Directors Meeting
  • Meeting Notice and Agenda for May 20, 2024 Board of Directors Meeting
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Board Of Directors

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Richard B. Sturges, Jr.
Board President
Reappointed by Mayor in 2023
Greg c sengstack
Gregg C. Sengstack
Board Vice President
Reappointed by Mayor in 2022
Timothy j haffner
Timothy J. Haffner
Reappointed by Commissioners in 2020
Rena bradley
RĂ©na Bradley
Board Member
Reappointed by Commissioners in 2022
Jerome f henry jr
Jerome F. Henry, Jr.
Board Member
Reappointed by Mayor in 2020
Kim wagner
Kimberly Grannan
Board Member
Appointed by Commissioners in 2023

Airport Authority Management

Scott Hinderman, A.A.E.
Executive Director of Airports
Joe Marana, A.A.E.
Director of Operations and Facilities
Mike Zawahri
Director of Administration and Finance
Ryan Bauer, C.M
Airport Development Manager
Laura Hakes
Purchasing Manager
Stan Klepper, Chief Officer of PSD
Public Safety Manager
Bobby Panaretos
Information Technology Manager
Kevin Pothast
Maintenance Manager
Doug Robertson
John Schoenle, A.C.E.
Operations Supervisor
Katie Scherer, A.A.E.
Operations Manager
Alexis Thomas, A.C.E.
Customer Experience Supervisor