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Airport Commmission

Airport Commissioners

  • Carl Hopkins, Chair
  • Paul Bowen, Vice Chair
  • Carole Goodman
  • Craig Arcuri
  • Dennis Houghton
  • James Wilson
  • Karen Kahn

Commission Secretary
Maureen Graham 
(805) 967-7111


The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Airport Administration Conference Room, 601 Firestone Road.

May 20, 2020 Commission Meeting Cancelled
April 15, 2020 Commission Meeting Cancelled
March 18, 2020 Commission Meeting Cancelled

Commission Notifications

General Functions of the Airport Commission

Advises City Council regarding the following:

  • Selection and appointment of an Airport Director.
  • Terms and conditions of leases, contracts and agreements pertaining to operation of the Airport.
  • Rules and regulations related to operation and maintenance of the Airport, including the fixing of rates and charges related to operation of the Airport.
  • Preparation of development plans, financial plans and budget for the Airport.


  • 7 Members


  • Four members must be qualified electors of the City
  • Three members may be City or County residents.

Length of Term

Four years and until successors are appointed. Staggered terms expire on December 31 of the appropriate year.

Time Involved

Approximately 3 - 4 hours per month for meetings and related activities. Time commitment may vary depending on voluntary participation on subcommittees.

Financial Disclosure Requirement

Members are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests upon appointment, annually and when leaving the advisory group.



More Information

To learn more about serving on this advisory group, watch this video.