An agenda will be posted 24 hours prior to the regular scheduled Airport Commission Meetings.
The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission is the governance body of the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District which owns and operates the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
The Commission is composed of six members who are appointed by the Governor as follows: (1) three of the members shall be residents of Spartanburg County and shall be appointed upon the recommendation of a majority of the members of the Spartanburg County Legislative Delegation; (2) Three of the members shall be residents of Greenville County and shall be appointed upon the recommendation of a majority of the members of the Greenville County Legislative Delegation.Members of the Commission shall serve for a term of six years. Any new member shall be a suitable person who is a resident of the same county as the member he is to succeed.
Greenville County Commissioners
Minor Shaw, Chairperson
Minor Mickel Shaw is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has been awarded honorary degrees from Wofford College, Furman University and Clemson University. Shaw is a member of numerous boards and clubs, and is a trustee for many foundations and organizations. She is currently the President of Micco, LLC.
Leland E. Burch is a 1961 graduate of Wofford College with a degree in political science. Burch spent his entire career in the weekly newspaper business, and he ultimately became editor of The Greer Citizen. Burch has been a member of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Commission since 1985.
Valerie J.S. Miller is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Miller and family owned and operated three Budget-Rent-A-Car offices in Memphis, Tennessee. She is currently a real estate executive at The Marchant Company.
Spartanburg County Commissioners
Hank Ramella, Vice Chairperson
Henry A. Ramella, a Coast Guard Veteran, pilot and avid golfer transplanted his family and businesses from New York to Spartanburg in 1972. He was the 1991 Spartanburg Small-Business Person of the Year. Ramella has been a GSP Commissioner since August, 1981.
William Barnet, III is a graduate of Dartmouth College. He joined William Barnet & Son, Inc, a family company, in 1968, and was elected President and CEO in 1976. Barnet sold the company to a management team in April 2001. Barnet served as the Mayor of Spartanburg, SC from 2002-2010 and is currently the CEO of The Barnet Company and Barnet Development Company. Barnet was elected to the GSP Commission in February 2011.
Doug Smith is a graduate of Wofford College. He was elected to the SC House of Representatives from 1992-2008 and was the SPeaker Pro Tempore of the House of Representatives from 2000-2008. Currently, Smith serves as Partner at Johnson, Smith, Hibbard & Wildman Law Firm, LLP. Smith was elected to the GSP Commission in February 2011.
The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission has scheduled regular Airport Commission Meetings to be held at the Airport Commission Administrative Offices located at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport on the following dates at 9:00 am for Calendar Year 2014:
January 27, 2014
March 10, 2014
May 12, 2014
July 14, 2014
September 22, 2014
November 24, 2014