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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.

Deborah H. Painter, Chairman
Mekbib Gemeda, Vice Chairman
Peter G. Decker, III, Esquire, Treasurer
Michael B. Burnette, Commissioner
Malcolm P. Branch, Commissioner
Paul D. Fraim, Esquire, Commissioner
William L. Nusbaum, Esquire, Commissioner
Susan Pilato, Commissioner
Bruce B. Smith, Commissioner
Dr. Harold J. Cobb, Jr., Emeritus Commissioner

Also serving on the Board, as non-voting members:

Mark Perryman, Executive Director and CEO and Secretary
Steven C. Sterling, Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary
Sheri Watts, Executive Administrative Assistant and Assistant Secretary

The meetings of the Board of Commissioners are held at 1:00 P.M. in the Norfolk Airport Authority’s Human Resources Conference Room A, on the fourth Thursday of every month unless changed or canceled by a vote of the Board. Special meetings may be called at any time. The schedule of monthly meetings and meeting information is posted below.

Notice: Persons needing special assistance, such as a handheld microphone or American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter, or other accommodations under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), contact Sheri Watts at 757-857-3901 or email at swatts@norfolkairport.com at least three days before the meeting.

BOARD MEETING AGENDAS AND INFORMATION

2022 Board Meeting Agendas and Information

January 27 – Meeting Agenda | Meeting Packet | Notice of Bond Hearing – Norfolk Collegiate School
February 24 – Meeting Agenda | Meeting Packet | Public Access to Meeting Request | Public Comment Request
March 24 – Meeting Agenda | Meeting Packet | Public Access to Meeting Request | Public Comment Request
April 28 – Meeting Cancelled
May 26 – Meeting Notice | Meeting Agenda | Meeting Packet | Public Access to Meeting Request | Public Comment Request | Finance Audit Committee Meeting Notice
June 23 – Meeting Cancelled
July 28 – Meeting Agenda | Meeting Packet | Public Access to Meeting Request | Public Comment Request
August 25 – Meeting Cancelled
September 22
October 27
November – TBD
December – TBD

2021 Board Meeting Agendas and Information

2020 Board Meeting Agendas and Information