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No.: 12-2556
Contact: Linda Bustamante, (907) 269-8654,

DOT&PF Airport Employees Receive Certification from American Association of Airport Executives

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is pleased to announce the following airport managers and employees earned the Certified Member designation from the American Association of Airport Executives: Penny Adler, Northern Region; Linda Bustamante, Statewide Aviation; Judy Chapman, Central Region; Eland Conway, Anchorage International; Jessica Della Croce, Statewide Aviation; Jeff Doerning, Cold Bay Airport; Scott Eastaugh, Wrangell Airport; Becky Iles, Statewide Aviation; Teri Lindseth, Anchorage International; Marc Luiken, DOT&PF Commissioner; Tim Mearig, Anchorage International; William Moss, Anchorage International; Greg Patz, Southeast Region; Tonia Winkler, Anchorage International; and Leah Henderson with DOWL HKM. 

“I congratulate and applaud our airport managers and staff as they advance our department’s competency as aviation professionals and their continued pursuit of excellence in airport management,” said Deputy Commissioner of Aviation Steve Hatter.

To earn this designation, candidates must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge in a wide range of airport related topics including management, Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Security Administration regulatory requirements, property management, and environmental regulations.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) oversees 254 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,700 miles of highway and 660 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of DOT&PF is to “Get Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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