2022 Committees

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Membership Committee - Hugh Weaver - Chair; Van Mills - Co-Chair; Amber Clark; Matthew Smith

The Membership Committee is responsible for collaborating with members and potential members in order to provide insight on membership recruitment, engagement and retention. 

Legislative Committee - Andrew Wiersma - Chair; Robert Burr - Co-Chair; Terra Winslet; Hugh Weaver

GAA's Legislative Committee works hand-in-hand with our lobbyist, Dentons, the 5th largest law firm in the world, to push for legislative initiatives that matter to you, our member airports. In addition, the Legislative Committee works hard to keep Association members informed with regular news updates regarding airport funding initiatives and any potential legislation that might impact airports in the state of Georgia. 

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Marketing - Terra Winslett - Chair; Lauren Smith - Co-Chair;  Jim Galloway; Dawoud Stevenson

The Marketing committee is responsible for creating and implementing the marketing strategy for the association. They directly oversee stakeholder/member engagement, social media/web management, and The Georgia Flight Trail initiative. 

Scholarship/Education Committee - Amber Clark - Chair; Van Mills; Robert Burr

The purpose of the Scholarship Committee is to solicit applications and award scholarships based on the funding amounts approved by the board. To collaborate with members/sponsors for donation and funding ideas. 

Conference Committee - Meghan Dunn - Chair; Matthew Smith - Co-Chair; Andrew Wiersma; Dawoud Stevenson

Members of this committee will work together with the board of directors to ensure a wonderful experience for our members and sponsors at our annual conference.  

Communications and Public Affairs - Jim Galloway - Chair; Lauren Smith; Meghan Dunn

Responsible for drafting official comment, responding to and handling third party communication requests, briefing the Board of Directors on GAA in the news, and writing regular updates and educational materials for the Association membership.