Board of Directors

NYAMA is led by a Board of Directors, which includes five officer positions. Board members serve two-year terms. In addition, the Association has a Communications Director and Legislative Representative who provide communication and legislative advocacy support.


President  Ann B. Crook, AAE

  • Elmira Corning Regional Airport

Vice President  Michael Giardino

  • Greater Rochester International Airport

Treasurer  William J. McShane

  • Sheltair Aviation Services

Secretary  Jeremy Martelle, ACE

  • The Louis Berger Group, Inc.

Past President  Chad Nixon

  • McFarland Johnson, Inc.


Carl Beardsley

  • Greater Binghamton Airport
  • Christina R. Callahan

    • Syracuse Hancock International Airport
  • John Delbalso

    • Albany International Airport

      Pasquale DiFulco

      • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

      Ross Dubarry

      • Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport

Frederick (Fritz) Kass

  • Aviation Advocate

Chris Kreig

  • Plattsburgh International Airport

Shelley LaRose-Arken

  • Republic Airport, URS Corp.

Robert A. Nicholas, AAE

  • Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

Peter Stearn, C.M

  • Fortbrand Services

Lee Weitz

  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport



Bruce W. Geiger

  • Legislative Representative, Bruce W. Geiger & Associates, Inc.

Jason Chura

  • Communications Director, Association Development Group, Inc.

Joseph Van De Loo

  • Senior Team Manager, Association Development Group, Inc.

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