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Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority 

The seven-member board is charged with setting policy and overseeing the operations of Grand Junction Regional Airport. The board ensures compliance with its By-laws, the State of Colorado Public Airport Authority Law and with FAA regulations. Terms are four years and expire in May for members appointed by the City Council. The Board meets at Grand Junction Regional Airport at 5:15 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month with additional committee meetings as needed.


2017 Airport Authority Meeting Calendar (Click Here to Download)

Airport Authority Bylaws (Click Here to Download)


Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority Board Members


Rick Taggart, Chairman (City Council rep) 

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Appointed Annually*

Tom Benton, Vice Chairman (County appointed)

Email: tbenton@gjairport.com

Term Expires April 2021

Thaddeus Shrader, Commissioner
(City appointed) 

Email: tshrader@gjairport.com

Term Expires June 2021

Erling Brabaek, Commissioner (City appointed)

Email: ebrabaek@gjairport.com

Term Expires July 2021

Chuck McDaniel, Commissioner (At Large)

Email: cmcdaniel@gjairport.com

Term Expires April 2021

Robin Brown, Commissioner (County appointed)

Email: rbrown@gjairport.com

Term Expires April 2020

Tim Pollard, Commissioner (County appointed) 


Term Expires April 2019

*Denotes Second Term