CASP Director Elected to Board of Northwest Chapter of AAAE

Jeff Kloska, Director of Colorado Air and Space Port (CASP), was elected last week to the Board of Directors of the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (NWAAAE) for 2022-2023.

Kloska started at CASP in January 2021. He has an extensive aviation background in the areas of airport operations, security, maintenance, administration, and management at various-sized-airports including busy general aviation and medium hubs. He possesses in-depth knowledge and understanding of principles and practices related to federal, state, and local laws; codes; and regulations. He also believes in strong symbiotic partnerships among all airport stakeholders including state aeronautics and the Federal Aviation Administration, for the common success of all involved.

Founded in 1971, NWAAAE is an affiliate of AAAE, the world's largest professional organization representing the men and women who work at commercial and general aviation airports.

Other new Chapter leaders elected by the NWAAAE membership are President Chris Pomeroy, Airport Director for the Friedman Memorial Airport (ID); First Vice-President Devon Brubaker, A.A.E., Airport Director for the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (WY); Second Vice-President Andrew Martz, A.A.E., Assistant Airport Director for the Eugene Airport (OR); and Secretary/Treasurer Tony Bean, A.A.E., Airport Director for the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (WA).

Other members of the NW Chapter AAAE Board of Directors are Rick Cloutier, C.M., Airport Director for the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (ID); David Decoteau, A.A.E., Deputy Airport Director for the King County Int’l Airport/Boeing Field (WA); Arif Ghouse, C.M., Airport Director for the Paine Field/Snohomish County Airport (WA); Cuyler Green, A.A.E., Vice President Operations for the Fort McMurray Airport Authority (AB); Dustin Havel, A.A.E., Assistant Director – Operations for the Jackson Hole Airport (WY); and Melissa Osborn, A.A.E., Alaska Aviation Manager for DOWL.