Board of Commissioners

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Norfolk International Airport is operated by the Norfolk Airport Authority. The Norfolk Airport Authority is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia and is an independent autonomous agency of the City of Norfolk. The Authority is governed by a Board of Commissioners consisting of up to nine members appointed by Norfolk City Council for four-year terms, and an Executive Director overseeing day-to-day operations.

The meetings of the Board of Commissioners are held on the fourth Thursday of every month unless changed or canceled by vote of the Board. Special meetings may be called at any time. The schedule of meetings is posted below.

The current Board of Commissioners is comprised of the following individuals.

  • Gus J. James, II, Esquire, Chairman
  • Blythe Ann Scott, Esquire, Vice Chairman
  • Malcolm P. Branch, Treasurer
  • Deborah H. Butler, Commissioner
  • Dr. Harold J. Cobb, Jr., Commissioner
  • Peter G. Decker, III, Esquire, Commissioner
  • Mekbib Gemeda, Commissioner
  • William L. Nusbaum, Esquire, Commissioner
  • Chris G. Stephanitsis, Commissioner

Board of Commissioners 2015 Schedule of Meetings

January 29
February 26 // Cancelled
March 26
April 23 // Cancelled
May 28
June 25 // Cancelled
July 23
August 27 // Cancelled
September 24
October 22
November // TBD
December // TBD