Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Elects Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels New Board Chair

Mesa, Arizona —Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels this week was elected chair of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. The Airport Authority board elects the chair and other officers from the six board members on an annual basis.

City of Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy will serve as vice-chair, Gila River Indian Community Lieutenant Governor Monica Antone will serve as secretary, Town of Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney will serve as treasurer, and City of Phoenix Councilwoman Thelda Williams and Mesa Mayor John Giles will serve as directors.

“Gateway Airport continues to shine as an economic hub for the East Valley and a bright spot for Arizona,” Chairwoman Jenn Daniels said. “It is a privilege to chair the Board as we work together to grow this airport and find new opportunities to create jobs and further the economic impact to the surrounding communities.”

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About Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport:
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority (PMGAA). PMGAA consists of representation from Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Gila River Indian Community, Phoenix, and Apache Junction. Gateway Airport offers commercial passenger service to 47 destinations via Allegiant Air and WestJet Airlines.  In 2016, Gateway Airport welcomed more than 1.3 million passengers. Corporate, military and general aviation customers are served by Gateway Aviation Services, a 24-hour full service FBO located just north of the passenger terminal.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Media Contact:
Ryan Smith, Director of Communications and Government Relations
Phone: 480-988-7617