Santa Ynez Valley Airport is a Santa Barbara County owned; and operated by nine elected volunteers. These members are known as the Santa Ynez Valley Airport Authority which meets monthly to attend to airport operations. The Santa Ynez Valley Airport Authority (SYVAA) is a private, non-profit, public benefit corporation, which was founded for the sole purpose of leasing, managing and operating the Santa Ynez Airport for the benefit of Santa Barbara County, the community in which the airport is located, and the airport users.
Principal Office: Located at 900 Airport Road, Santa Ynez, CA. 93460
Membership: Members are designated as "USERS & NON-USERS."
USER is defined as any person who is a tenant, occupant of land or of a building on the Santa Ynez Airport. Owns, leases, or flies often or regularly or has a hangar at the Airport.
NONUSER is any person who does not otherwise qualify as a USER.
MEMBERS: This corporation has one class of members, designated general members. Any person dedicated to the purposes of this corporation and who is a bonafide resident within the boundaries of the Santa Ynez Union High School shall be eligible for membership on approval of the membership application board.
MEETINGS: Board meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Building at the airport.
OFFICERS: The current officers at this time are:
ORIGINAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY BOARD DIRECTORS
and ORIGINAL FOUNDERS YEAR 1992
|JIM CABA||RON LARSON||JIM KUNKLE JR||AGGIE MARGOLIS|
|DAN DAILEY||HOWARD RHODES||ART WALKER||MARELLEN MARTONY|
|GERRY FOXWELL||RICHARD MILLR||JOHN PEYTON||HALE FLETCHER|
|DAVE LIEBERMAN||ALLAN JONES||JIM WAFER||DAVE SMITH|
|ED ANDRISEK||LEROY NEWSOM||TIM JOSEPH||GARY GORDON|
|DEAN VIRDEN||BOB WATSON||DEAN ANDERS||BOB WYCKOFF|
|SYLVAN KAPNER||HOWARD MELIN||ALEX FRANCIS||RICHARD NOLAN|
|JACK OLSON||T. HAYER|
IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE,
THE FOLLOWING ARE BOARD DIRECTORS THAT SERVED SINCE 1993
|JIM AXTELL||DOUG BAILEY||GARY BAKER||WAYNE BARBARICK|
|JUAN BELTRANENA||SHAM BHATIA||GARTH CARRIER||WILLIAM CHAMBERLIN|
|STEVE CHIAPELLA||RON CLINE||RICHARD CONDIT||ALAN COURTNEY|
|CHARLES GREENWALD JR||EMMIT HAMM||JEFFREY HECKER||SHAWN KNIGHT|
|ROBERT LIETE||ERIC LIBBEY||RICHARD MCCURDY||MIMI MICHAEL|
|SCOTT MILLARD||BONNIE OTTOMAN||STAN PETERNEL||TOM PETERSON|
|CRAIG RICE||DAVID ROMERA||DAVID SMITH||SHY SMITH|
|DON THOMPSON||WILLIAM VRASTIL||AL WEST||FELIX FISHER|
|SHERRY THORE||DENNY BOLLAY||NEIL ZUEHIKE||NEIL ZIMMERMAN|