Leadership

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority (PMGAA), a Joint Powers Airport Authority comprised of the Cities of Mesa, Phoenix and Apache Junction, the Towns of Queen Creek and Gilbert, and the Gila River Indian Community. The Airport Authority was formed to develop, reuse, operate, and maintain the Airport property and facilities at the former Williams Air Force Base, which closed in September 1993.

Board of Directors

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Brigette
Peterson
Mayor Chair Read Bio
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Jim
Waring
Councilmember Vice Chair Read Bio
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Chip
Wilson
Mayor Secretary Read Bio
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Monica
Antone
Lt. Governor Treasurer Read Bio
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John
Giles
Mayor Director Read Bio
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Julia
Wheatley
Mayor Director Read Bio

Meetings

The Board of Directors will hold regular meetings on the third Tuesday of each month during the year 2023; click here for schedule. Meetings begin at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Board Room (Saguaro A/B) of the Gateway Administration Building at 5835 S. Sossaman Road, Mesa, Arizona 85212. Members of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority may attend either in person, by telephone or by video conference. These meetings are open to the public; dates and times are subject to change.

The Agenda is posted online and in the exterior display case of the Gateway Administration Building at least 24-hours in advance of a meeting.

Gateway Management Team

Name Title Phone Email
J. Brian O'Neill Executive Director / CEO
Scott Brownlee Deputy Director / Chief Operating Officer
Chuck Odom Chief Financial Officer
Bob Draper Director of Engineering and Facilities
Margi EvanSon Director of Operations, Security & Maintenance
Brian Lehrich Director of Finance
Veronica Lewis Director of Human Resources
Matt Nebgen Director of Gateway Aviation Services
Ryan Smith Director of Communications and Government Relations
Art Montoya Information Technology Director