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Peninsula Airport Commission Elects New Slate of Officers

NEWPORT NEWS, VA, June 12, 2018 – The Peninsula Airport Commission (PAC), owners and operators of the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) has appointed new officers for the upcoming fiscal year, which will take effect on July 1, 2018.  The Peninsula Airport Commission has appointed Sharon Scott of Newport News as their new Chair, replacing outgoing Chair, George Wallace who has led the commission with dedication and perseverance over the last two years.

Sharon has served on the Peninsula Airport Commission board for the last two years. In addition to the airport commission, Sharon also serves on numerous other boards to include the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Sister Cities, and Virginia Municipal League’s (VML) General Laws Committee to name a few.  Sharon remains committed to restoring the public’s trust and moving the airport forward in a positive direction.  Passenger safety and superior customer service at PHF, as well as, involvement in the community on a local, state and national level are also top priorities for Sharon in her new role as Chair.

Other appointees are as follows:

George Wallace                                                      Vice Chairman

Rob Coleman                                                          Treasurer

David “Chip” Wasson                                           Secretary

Jay Joseph                                                              Assistant Treasurer                                 

Vacant                                                                       Assistant Secretary                                 


            “It is an honor to serve as the incoming Chair of PAC.  I look forward to working with fellow commissioners, Executive Director Giardino and his staff to enhance services provided at PHF.  In collaboration with our stakeholders, we can reach our greatest potential”

states Sharon Scott, Chair of the Peninsula Airport Commission.

The Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) is served by two airlines: American Airlines and Delta Air Lines with non-stop service to three domestic destinations Atlanta, Charlotte, and Philadelphia, with one-stop connections throughout the world.

The Commission is currently comprised of a 6-member board, four appointees from the City of Newport News and two appointees from the City of Hampton.  The Commission has one Newport News vacancy that will be filled by City Council in the coming weeks.

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Media Contact:
Jenifer Spratley
Director, Marketing and Public Affairs
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF)
Cell# 757.817.7282
Office# 757.877.0221 Ext. 239

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