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					                                 AMAC AirWaves
                                                                                         July 20, 2006

    22nd ANNUAL AMAC/FAA AIRPORT                                                    COPPER
   BUSINESS DIVERSITY CONFERENCE                                   American Association of Airport Executives
                 June 10-13, 2006                                                  Citigroup
              Sawgrass Marriott Resort                               Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
                  Jacksonville, FL                                        Denver International Airport
                                                                             InMotion Entertainment
“Building Bridges to Success: Strategies for the Future”                Jacobsen Daniels Associates, LLC
                                                                         Ken Weeden & Associates, Inc.
                                                                              Ricondo & Associates
         AMAC Salutes Our 2006 Sponsors
                                                                              The Hertz Corporation
                                                                                 UBS Investments
                     DIAMOND
                                                                               UBS Securities LLC
           Cendant Car Rental Group, Inc.
                                                               V.R. & Associates Management & Consulting Group
               Enterprise Rent-A-Car
               HMSHost Corporation                                                   BRASS
                  Hudson Group
                                                                      Airports Council International-NA
           Jacksonville Aviation Authority
                                                                        Air-Transport IT Services, Inc.
                 Meeting Dynamics
                                                                                    Air Valet
                                                                                AmeriPark, Inc.
                  PLATINUM
                                                                                      Air-1
          McCarran International Airport
                                                                                  Belstar, Inc.
              The Paradies Shops
                                                                                    B2GNow
                                                                          Blue Tusk Communications
                       GOLD
                                                                             Bookhardt & O’Toole
                  MBE Magazine
                                                                                  Choc O’Lat
            Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc.
                                                                               Comfort Zone Spa
                                                                    Concessions Management Services, Inc.
                     SILVER
                                                                              Darius Services, Inc.
Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Svcs.
                                                                    Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.
                 Duty Free Shops
                                                                                 Dunkin Donuts
 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
                                                                           Environmental Resources
    Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority
                                                                                Foley & Lardner
                                                                     GA Janitorial Cleaning Services, Inc.
                      BRONZE
                                                                             Hartsfield Hospitality
                     ACI-Centex
                                                                                     INET
              Airport Concessions, Inc.
                                                                        Interspace Airport Advertising
               BAA Indianapolis LLC
                                                                 Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce
          Birmingham Airport Authority
                                                                           Lee Wesley & Associates
                        CDM
                                                                         Massachusetts Port Authority
                  CH2M Hill, Inc.
                                                                         Northern Florida Recruiting
          Concessions International, LLC
                                                                       O’Hare Modernization Program
              Concourse Ventures, Inc.
                                                                  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
              Duty Free Americas, Inc.
                                                                            PMA Consultants, LLC
                 Edwards & Kelcey
                                                                               Rain or Shine, Inc.
   Hartsfield-Jackson Planning and Development
                                                                           Republic Parking Systems
               HMSHost Corporation
                                                                 San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
                 HNTB Corporation
                                                                      Shellis Management Services, Inc.
       Jackson Municipal Airport Authority
                                                                               Smart Carte, Inc.
   Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
                                                                               Southwest Airlines
        Miami-Dade Aviation Department
                                                                         Tallahassee Regional Airport
            North American Corporation
                                                                         Tampa International Airport
                Parsons Brinckerhoff
                                                                                The Grove, Inc.
                  Port of Oakland
                                                                         The LPA Group Incorporated
                Stellar Partners, Inc.
                                                                          Wendy’s International, Inc.
                 The Paradies Shops
                                                                    Westfield Concession Management, Inc.




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Thank you to our generous sponsors, panelists,                          AIRPORT AEC AWARD
exhibitors, volunteers, conference planning
committee members, host committee, AMAC                    This award is given by the Board on behalf of
members, and affiliates for your participation.            AMAC to Tallahassee Regional Airport for
                                                           significant contribution toward the realization of
A Special Thank You to the Jacksonville Aviation           DBE goals. The development and installation of a
Authority for Hosting the 22nd Annual Airport              wildlife protective fence is a project worthy of
Business Diversity Conference.                             recognition. The project became a model for the
                                                           Airport’s DBE program and at least five local DBE
Mark you calendars for the 2007 Conference being           firms participated in varying degrees achieving
held June 10-13 (Sunday –Wednesday) in Las                 DBE participation of over 80% for the project.
Vegas, Nevada. See you in Las Vegas!
                                                                  AWARD OF THE ORGANIZATION
 AMAC/AMACESP BOARD OF DIRECTORS                           This award is given by the Board on behalf of
          June 2006 Election                               AMAC to Cendant Car Rental Group (CCRG) for
                                                           consistently contributing to the overall growth and
On June 12, 2006 AMAC members cast their                   development of DBE goals. CCRG, parent
ballots for the open Board of Directors positions.         company of the Avis and Budget Car Rental
The individuals elected will serve on both the             Companies, works closely with airports authorities
AMAC Board of Directors and the AMAC                       and AMAC to identify, qualify, obtain certification
Education and Scholarship Program, Inc. Board of           and provide DBE’s with opportunities in providing
Directors. Welcome to the following new and re-            their services to their brands which service airport
elected Board members: Cassandra Lamar, Nedra              customers. CCRG is an annual platinum sponsor
Farrar-Luten, Sonia Mercado, Don O’Bannon,                 through a $20,000 direct AMAC Sponsorship and a
Leila Prioleau, Apryl Stewart, and William Wade.           $10,000 donation to AMAC’s scholarship program.
The Board of Directors, under the leadership of                        HALL OF FAME AWARD
Chair Nedra Farrar-Luten, is scheduled to hold their
Fall Meeting, August 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The          This award is given by the Board on behalf of
meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2007          AMAC to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International
Conference Planning Committee Meeting.                     Airport. DFW is one of the largest economic
                                                           engines in the North Texas region. The Airport’s
             2006 AMAC AWARDS                              Small and Emerging Business Department (SEBD),
                                                           is dedicated to working with D/M/WBE businesses
The 2006 AMAC awards were presented during the 22nd        in securing business opportunities at the Airport.
Annual AMAC/FAA Airport Business Diversity                 The recently completed $2.7 billion Capital
Conference. Congratulations to the following 2006
                                                           development program awarded over $565 million to
AMAC Award winners!                                        disadvantaged, minority and women-owned
       AIRPORT CONCESSIONS AWARD
                                                           (D/M/WBE) businesses. Concessionaire activities
                                                           at DFW by firms possessing certified D/M/WBE
Detroit Metro and Willow Run Airport Authority             ownership generate almost $266 million in direct,
successfully met or exceeded its DBE goal in its           indirect and induced activities for the region’s
concessions program. The Authority utilizes public         D/M/WBE firms supporting almost 1,700 current
outreach forums throughout its Market Areas and            years jobs with $5 million being paid in salaries,
targets minority, women, small and majority                wages and benefits during the study period.
business arenas to increase its vendor base. During
fiscal year 2004, the Authority’s DBE goal and                  CORPORATE PARTNER AWARD
accomplishment were 19% and companies received                 HMSHost Corporation and Hudson Group
more than $52.3 million in concession revenues
during this period. In 2005, the Authority’s non-car       This award is given by the Board on behalf of
rental DBE goal was 20% and the accomplishment             AMAC to HMSHost Corporation for consistently
was 41%, whereby the companies received more               contributing to the overall growth and development
than $61.9 million in concession revenues.                 of AMAC, demonstrating a consistent and
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substantial commitment to the growth and                    Donna Squires is the Business Manager for the
development of DBE’s, and whose workforce and               Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) and
business activities reflect a strong and consistent         the AMAC Educational & Scholarship Program,
commitment to diversity within its overall                  Inc. (AMACESP). Donna has over a seven-year
workforce      including      senior    management          tenure with the organization (s)
opportunities. HMSHost has been the leader in
corporate ACDBE programs for more than 25                   The AMAC Staff received their awards for
years. The first disadvantaged business enterprise          extraordinary service beyond the call of duty.
partnership was developed prior to the Federal
Aviation Administration requirement for ACDBE                 Thank you to Chairman Swift, Board of Directors
                                                              and AMAC Members for the recognition and support
participation. In 2005, HMSHost ACDBE
                                                              that you have given. The kind words that have been
subtenants and joint venture partners generated over          said and kind gestures that we have received have
$300 million in annual sales.                                 been an encouragement throughout our tenure. We
                                                              are appreciative of all that you have done and are
Hudson Group is the leading travel retailer in                truly honored to be the recipients of the 2006 Award
North America, with more than 500 stores in 66                of the Chair.
airports and transportation terminals across the
United States and Canada. The company’s flagship              Donna & Sonya
concept, Hudson News, is the only national
newsstand brand recognized by travelers
everywhere. In addition to newsstands, Hudson                              2006 FAA AWARDS
Group has in recent years significantly grown its
specialty retail and food & beverage concessions.           The Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Civil
Some of the proprietary brands are Kids Works,              Rights, presented the following awards during the 22nd
$10 Boutique and Euro Café. In addition, the                Annual AMAC/FAA Airport Business Diversity
company partners with national brands, including            Conference. Congratulations to the following 2006
Crabtree & Evelyn, Godiva, and just this year CNN           FAA Award winners!
and Discovery Channel, to offer customers the
brand names they want in the airport. Helping fuel                               Alan Kalis
this remarkable growth has been Hudson’s strong
                                                            In appreciation and Acknowledgement of
commitment to minority participation. The
                                                            outstanding commitment to excellence as a
company has a bona-fide DBE program directed by
                                                            Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer
two full-time executives. These executives and
                                                            for the State of Michigan Department of
other high level members of Hudson’s management
                                                            Transportation.
team also participate actively as leaders of AMAC.
In addition, they serve on the minority and diversity
                                                                Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
committees of industry organizations American
Association of Airport Executives and Airports              In Appreciation for outstanding leadership and
Council International-North America. In short,              commitment to excellence in implementing the
Hudson’s commitment to minority partnerships is             2006 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.
part of the company’s DNA and nothing short of
exemplary.
                                                               SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
                                                                   Women’s Business Roundtable Workshop
          AWARD OF THE CHAIR                                                 August 23, 2006
      Sonya Shackleford and Donna Squires                                    Jacksonville, FL

Sonya Shackleford is the Administrative Assistant           The U.S. Small Business is holding a Women’s
for the Airport Minority Advisory Council                   Business Roundtable Workshop on August 23 from
(AMAC) and the AMAC Educational &                           11:45 am to 2:00 pm at the SBA North Florida
Scholarship Program, Inc. (AMACESP). Sonya has              District Office in Baymeadows, 7825 Baymeadows
over a nine-year tenure with the organization (s).          Way, Suite 100B, Jacksonville, FL 32256. RSVP
                                                            to Donna Padgug on (904) 443-1971 or e-mail:
                                                            donna.padgug@sba.gov.
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  Steven C. Preston Sworn in as Administrator of SBA          has studied at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
                                                              in Munich, Germany.
Steven C. Preston was sworn in Monday, July 10 as
Administrator of the U.S. Small Business                      Preston and his wife, Molly have five children and
Administration.                                               will be relocating to the Washington, D.C., area.
Preston, nominated to the position by President
Bush, is a former business executive with broad               Provided by: SBA
experience in financial management and executive
leadership. He is the 22nd Administrator of the SBA              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
since the agency’s establishment in 1953,                     Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Conference
succeeding Hector V. Barreto, who took office on                               October 11-12, 2006
July 25, 2001.                                                                  Washington, DC

He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by unanimous              The American Association of Airport Executives
consent on June 29. The Senate Committee on                   (AAAE), HMSHost and the U.S. Department of
Small Business and Entrepreneurship had                       Transportation (DOT) are pleased to present the
unanimously recommended Preston’s confirmation                AAAE Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
earlier in the day.                                           (DBE) Conference – Avoiding the Consequences of
                                                              the New Rules, October 11-12, 2006, in
“I am grateful to President Bush for the opportunity          Washington, DC. Newly revised DOT rules govern
to serve in a way that so directly affects the lives of       Disadvantaged       Business    Enterprise   (DBE)
so many Americans,” Preston said. “I am also                  participation in airport concessions and the Airport
humbled by the bipartisan support I have received             Improvement Program (AIP). This conference will
in Congress and am committed to fostering a strong            provide helpful information to airport Directors,
relationship with the many stakeholders of the                concessionaires and contractors and offer them the
SBA.”                                                         proactive tools necessary to implement successful
                                                              DBE programs and to comply with the revised
During his confirmation hearing on June 21,                   rules. For further information and to register, visit
Preston emphasized the importance of sophisticated            www.aaae.org.
financial management, operational responsiveness
                                                                  Maria Cino - Deputy Secretary of Transportation
and a customer service culture at the SBA. “None
of this happens by accident,” ha said. “It requires
                                                              Maria Cino was nominated by President Bush as
dogged focus to move the ball forward each and
                                                              the Deputy Secretary of Transportation on April 6,
every day.”
                                                              2005, and confirmed by the United States Senate a
Until recently, Preston was Executive Vice                    month later. As Deputy Secretary, Ms. Cino is
President of The ServiceMaster Company, a major               helping the President and Secretary of
franchising organization with thousands of small              Transportation Norman Y. Mineta ensure that the
businesses in its network. Preston also had served            United States and its citizens have a safe, efficient,
as Chief Financial Officer. He previously had been            and reliable transportation system that meets vital
Senior Vice President and Treasurer of First Data             national interests and enhances the quality of life
Corporation, and an investment banker at Lehman               for Americans today and into the future.
Brothers.
                                                              Deputy Secretary Cino serves as the Department’s
He currently serves as vice chairman of the Board             chief operating officer, responsible for the day-to-
of Visitors for the Weinberg College of Arts and              day management of DOT’s $61.1 billion budget, 10
Sciences at Northwestern University, and has                  modal administrations, and approximately 60,000
served on numerous boards of philanthropic and                employees.
other organizations.
                                                              Maria Cino brings to the Department nearly 25
Preston graduated with Highest Distinction from               years of experience in managing and leading field-
Northwestern University with a political science              based organizations; developing and adhering to
degree, and received an MBA from the University               complex budgets; setting short- and longterm
of Chicago Graduate School Of Business. He also
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strategic goals; building coalitions; and developing,       community. The team also established the protocols
motivating, and mentoring staffs.                           for deciding on the best time and methods for using
                                                            the program. During the first year, the program may
For further biographical information on Deputy              be used at six locations marked by boundary lines
Secretary of Transportation Maria Cino. Visit               for high altitude en route centers in the East,
www.dot.gov.                                                Southeast and Midwest.

Provided by: DOT                                            Blakely said that using the Airspace Flow Program
                                                            just 10 times in 2006 will result in cost benefits to
 FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION                            the airlines and the flying public of approximately
New FAA Air Traffic Program to Ease Severe Weather          $20 million. She added that over 10 years, the
Delays, Save An Estimated $900 Million Over Ten Years       program is expected to save airlines and travelers a
                                                            combined total of over $900 million.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
announced that it is phasing in a new program               Through collaboration with the airlines and other
designed to greatly reduce the number of flight             customers, the FAA will provide advanced notice
delays and bring an estimated $900 million in cost          on specific flights that would be affected, making it
savings to the airlines and the flying public. The          easier for travelers to get advanced notice of flight
agency noted that it is launching the program now           delays.
to address flight delays caused by summer weather
and travel patterns.                                        Provided by: FAA
The Airspace Flow Program will allow air traffic                          AMAC IN THE NEWS
controllers to delay only those flights that are              DBE Rule Prompts Discussions, Efforts to Change It
expected to encounter extremely bad weather. As a
result, the new program is expected to minimize the         More than a year after the implementation of new
crippling effects of the sudden thunderstorms that          concessions rules for Disadvantaged Business
frequently affect the nation’s airspace system              Enterprises (DBE) at airports, there is still
during the summer when travel is at its highest. On         significant controversy and a certain amount of
a single severe weather day, thousands of                   confusion about the content of Part 23 of Rule 49 of
passengers and resulting in millions of dollars in          the Code of Federal Regulations, and the speed of
operating losses for carriers. There are as many as         implementation required. The revised rule was
40 severe weather days each year.                           published in March 22, 2005, with airports expected
                                                            to implement the new requirements within 30 days.
“This program allows us to work around severe               Airports and their concessionaires are complying,
weather in highly congested airspace with greater           but at the same time some in the industry are
precision and efficiency than in the past,” said            looking for changes.
Administrator Marion C. Blakey. “As a result, we
will cut delays, keep passengers safe and make              At the forefront of the debate is AMAC….”At a
summer travel easier.”                                      minimum we’re saying, ‘hold off guys, it’s not that
                                                            critical’,” says William Swift, chairman of the
Under the Airspace Flow Program, controllers will           AMAC and president of Business Traveler Services
issue expected departure times to aircraft that are         Inc. “We’ve functioned in this industry for a
expected to pass through airspace affected by bad           number of years without the specificity of a
weather, and safely meter them through the                  concessions rule. We need to make sure that the
constrained area. This improves the FAA’s ability           staffs at the various airports are up to speed so that
to respond to severe weather and reduces the                there is consistent application of the rule whether
amount of unnecessary delays and disruptions.               you’re in California or New York or Miami or
                                                            Atlanta.
The new program integrates existing technologies
put in place by the FAA over the past few years and         John Buckner, commercial manager, Salt Lake City
was developed by a select team of officials from the        says he is trying to learn as much as possible about
agency, the airlines and the general aviation               the intricacies of the new Part 23 rule by attending

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the AMAC conference and talking with industry               says that the net worth standard is AMAC’s biggest
experts.                                                    issue.

   Unfinished Business Keeps DBE Program on Edge            The DBE issue likely will never be completely
                                                            settled, says Don O’Bannon, vice president of small
Concessions Management Services had 2005                    and emerging businesses at Dallas-Fort Worth
revenue of about $8.4 million and has ambitions of          International (DFW). Issues of race and ethnicity
expanding to several airports within a two-hour             are always charged. “They just raise emotional and
flight of LAX.                                              sensitive issues,” He says. But the programs are so
                                                            important to individuals and communities when
But those desires have been slowed of late as the           they are successful.
company, the airports in the region, and some DBE
enforcement officials struggle to define new DBE            The above articles may be viewed in their entirety in
qualification requirements implemented last year,           Airport Revenue News June 2006.
particularly the clause capping an operator’s net
worth at $750,000.                                                     BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
                                                            • Madison Services Group, Inc., Washington, DC
“What would be great would be one uniform                     is looking for a firm to partner with a prime
interpretation and that interpretation could be               contractor that can provide the following services:
related to how the real world works, “says Daniels,           Analytical and research support in conjunction
who is president and chairman of Concessions                  with: aviation market evaluations; passenger
Management. “It’s confusing. We really don’t feel             airline route analysis; review and analysis of the
the reality we have to live with day in and day out           economic and demographic components of the
is reflected in the way this rule is being                    local community; market demand profiles to
interpreted.”                                                 identify the drivers for aviation demand. Ideally
                                                              the firm will have direct experiences working in
Daniels knows he’s had some success and he                    the aviation sector or analyzing other network
understands the need for scrutiny of the program              businesses. Experience in market and financial
and its participants. He doesn’t understand how the           modeling would be a plus. The ability to respond
new standards make sense.                                     quickly to client requests is a must. Interested
                                                              companies should send their qualifications
We’ve been able to grow here at LAX and we’ve                 directly       to       Ann       Sullivan       at
benefited from being a disadvantaged business                 ann_sullivan@verizon.net.
enterprise,” he says. “The rule to me tries to reduce       • The Board of County Commissioners, Clark
this program to is lowest common denominator. I               County, Nevada, will receive sealed Proposals
have no problem with there being a cap, or a point            from interested, qualified persons or firms for
where they say ‘Clarence, you’ve benefited from               Limousine & Minibus Service Operations for
the rule, you’ve had a chance to grow, you’ve been            McCarran International Airport. The Proposals
successful, and you aren’t a part of the program              must be time-stamped by 4:00 PM (PDT) on or
anymore.”                                                     before September 29, 2006. Proposal Forms time-
                                                              stamped at 4:01 PM (PDT) or after will not be
While many airport officials list concerns, most              considered and will be returned to the proposer.
agree that at some level, having a program that               All Proposals must be submitted in accordance
helps disadvantaged businesses earn opportunities             with the conditions of the Request for Proposals
at the nation’s airports is noble and necessary. One          package and on forms which can be obtained at
of the most active organizations working with the             the office of Joy Purdy, Airport Contract
government to achieve that is the trade group                 Specialist, Business & Development Office, Clark
Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC).                     County Department of Aviation, fifth floor north
                                                              end, McCarran International Airport, PO Box
AMAC has had several discussions with USDOT’s                 11005, Las Vegas, Nevada 89111, if by mail or
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and other              5757 Wayne Newton Boulevard if by Federal
organizations aimed at squaring away some                     Express or similar delivery service. Telephone
deficiencies, but William Swift, AMAC chairman,               (702) 261-3252, Fax (702) 261-5050 prior to 4:00

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  PM (PDT) on September 29, 2006. All proposals                complete advertisement, see the “business
  must be submitted to the Clark County                        opportunities” section on the Gerald R. Ford
  Department of Aviation, fifth floor reception area,          International       Airport         website       at
  north end, at the Airport, in a sealed envelope              www.flygrandrapids.org.
  plainly marked “Request For Proposal: RFP-90-              • The Norfolk Airport Authority, Norfolk,
  05 Limousine & Minibus Service Operations”                   Virginia will accept sealed bids until 2:00 p.m. on
  with the name and address of the Proposer in the             August 15, 2006 for one new Rapid Intervention
  upper left-hand corner. The County reserves the              aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle. A pre-bid
  right to seek future information from any                    conference will be held in the Authority’s offices
  respondent and may request that proponents                   at 2:00 p.m. on August 1, 2006. Contact Robert S.
  supplement their proposal, at the sole discretion of         Bowen, A.A.E., Director of Operations, Norfolk
  the County.                                                  Airport Authority, Norfolk International Airport,
• The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport                          2200 Norview Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23518.
  Authority is requesting proposals until 2:00 PM
  Eastern time, August 17 to provide consulting                    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  service for an airport strategic marketing                 • Chief of Marketing and Air Service
  study/plan. The proposal will be for both airside            Development, Cleveland, OH. Salary not listed.
  and landside marketing efforts. Proposals will be            Cleveland Airport System Director Ricky D.
  accepted at the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport              Smith has announced a nationwide search for a
  Authority office, Lt. Paul Baer Terminal, Suite              high level position he feels is crucial to the
  209, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. For additional                    growth and expansion of the air service to
  information, contact Rick McElroy, director of               Cleveland and the region. The search for the
  administration and finance, at (260) 747-4146, e-            Chief of Marketing and Air Service Development
  mail mcelroy@fwairport.com.                                  addresses two of the Director’s stated goals for
• The Kansas City Aviation Department is                       the airports: creating a regional marketing plan
  soliciting proposals from qualified firms for a              and offering more direct national and
  five-year contract to lease, develop and operate             international flights. Further information and
  nine      business      centers      for     airline         resumes can be directed to Sue Rudman,
  passengers/employees, including ATM machines,                Personnel Administration, City of Cleveland, 601
  mailing services and other passenger services. To            Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114, E-mail:
  obtain an RFP packet, contact Judi O’Donnell at              srudman@city.cleveland.oh.us.
  (816)      243-3021,     or     by     e-mail     at       • Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director,
  Judith_o’donnell@kcmo.org.                                   Boston, Massachusetts. Salary range not listed.
• The Kent County Aeronautics Board is                         The Massachusetts Port Authority, a world-class
  requesting statements of experience and                      independent public authority, is currently seeking
  qualifications          from           professional          a Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director.
  architectural/engineering consultants to provide             Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the
  professional consulting services for terminal                Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
  concourse passenger loading bridge analysis,                 (“CEO”) has overall responsibility for strategy
  planning and design. The analysis and planning               and day-to-day management of all Massport
  work shall, at a minimum, include passenger                  operations. The CEO is the key advisor to the
  loading bridge location analysis; aircraft apron             Board and serves as the Authority’s primary
  parking analysis; passenger loading bridge                   spokesperson. Consequently, the successful
  location planning recommendation to maximize                 candidate must balance his or her time between
  aircraft parking and passenger loading efficiency;           managing day-to-day internal operations and
  aesthetic analysis and development; structural               addressing the external requirements of the
  analysis and development; cost analysis;                     position – relations with the governor’s office and
  operational analysis; capital construction cost              legislature, media, community groups, etc. The
  estimates, and operational cost estimates. The               ideal candidate will have the following
  design work shall include, as necessary, planning,           experience:      Successful management of a
  architectural, structural, civil, mechanical,                significant business/organization with profit and
  communications and electrical implementation of              loss responsibility; a strong financial background
  planning and analysis recommendations. For the               and a record of consistently achieving financial
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  targets; both public and private sector experience         • Manager of State Government Affairs,
  preferred; success dealing with a Board of                   Frederick, Maryland. Salary range not listed.
  Directors, media, Wall Street, special interest              Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
  community groups, elected officials and a strong             seeks expert on state legislation with three to five
  appreciation of managing in a unionized                      years of professional experience. Tracks new and
  environment; success in promoting diversity in an            pending state legislative bills with potential
  equal     opportunity     organization.     Desired          impact on AOPA members in all 50 states,
  competencies include: A compelling and                       formulates recommendations and coordinate
  pragmatic vision of where he/she will take the               strategies for advancing member interests on state
  organization; strong leadership skills – leading by          legislative initiatives. Responsibilities also
  example; intellectual curiosity – desire and                 include preparing written communications,
  passion to dig deeply to determine what is going             analyzing and assisting with developing policy on
  on in the business; hands on where necessary                 airport issues and representing AOPA to a range
  with the ability to delegate when appropriate;               of governmental organizations. To apply, send
  business acumen – quickly grasps key business                resumes by e-mail to hr@aopa.org, or mail to
  drivers; effectively manages ambiguity in a                  AOPA, Human Resources, 421 Aviation Way,
  multi-stakeholder environment; communicating                 Frederick, MD 21701.
  strategic and policy positions with clarity and            • Maintenance Mechanic II, Lakeland, Florida.
  resolve; energy/endurance – a high capacity for              Salary range $29,500-$41,500. Lakeland Linder
  work; exhibits well-articulated core values and              Regional Airport is seeking an individual to
  expected behaviors, holding others to the same               perform electrical work involving the installation
  standards with no exceptions. Quality academic               and maintenance of airfield lighting. Additional
  credentials are desired, but it is far more critical         skills required include mechanical skills and
  that candidates have exhibited leadership and                experience operating airfield equipment such as
  achievement throughout their career. Recruitment             backhoe, dump truck, heavy mowing equipment.
  for this position is being conducted by the                  Maintenance of fencing and knowledge of
  executive search firm Russell Reynolds                       building systems maintenance is also required.
  Associates. All applications, recommendations                Minimum qualifications are three years of
  and inquiries should be directed to Russell                  electrical and building trades work experience.
  Reynolds            via           e-mail          at         Must be able to obtain basic airfield radio
  massport@russellreynolds.com or by mail at One               communications, airport security and airport
  Federal Street, 25th Floor, Boston, MA 02110,                driving skills within 60 days. Apply immediately
  Attn: Research Department/Massport. A detailed               to Civil Service Department, 500 N. Lake Parker
  job specification may also be obtained from                  Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801, or online at
  Russell Reynolds.                                            www.lakelandgov.net/civilservice.
                                                     CALENDAR
Dates to remember: 8/6-8 Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance, Boston, MA 8/9-10 11th Annual Best
Practices in Supplier Diversity Strategies and Initiatives, New York, NY 8/29-9/1 National Minority Enterprise
Development Week 2006 Conference, Washington, DC 9/20-23 27th Annual US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
National Convention and Business Expo, Philadelphia, PA 9/25-28 Airports Council International-NA 15th Annual
Conference & Exhibition, Reno, NV 9/27-28 Women’s Business Conference & Expo, Chicago, IL 10/11-12 Airport
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Conference, Washington, DC 10/12-13 21st National Hispanic Women’s
Conference, Phoenix, AZ 10/15-20 Tuck-Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Executive Program,
Palisades, NY 10/29-11/1 National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference and Business Opportunity
Fair, San Diego, CA 11/12-14 Airport Consultants Council 28th Annual Conference & Exposition, Fort Lauderdale,
FL 12/3-5 AMAC/AAAE Airports Economic Forum, Atlanta, GA 2007: 2/15-17 18th Annual International Women in
Aviation Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL 2/18-21 Airport Revenue News Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, FL
6/10-13 23rd Annual AMAC/FAA Airport Business Diversity Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

AMAC Office                                                                        E-mail: amac.one@verizon.net
Phone: 703/417-2622; Fax: 703/417-2620                                            URL: http://www.amac-org.com


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