Airport Board Announces Chair and Vice Chair
March 17, 2013 – The new chair and vice chair of the Kenton County Airport Board were elected tonight to serve a three month term until the Board votes in June to elect a chair and vice chair to a one year term.
Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III was elected Board Chairman. Robinson previously served on the Board from 1998 – 2006 and served as Chairman from 2004 – 2006. Robinson is the member-in-charge of the Northern Kentucky Office for Frost Brown Todd LLC.
Kathy Collins, Vice President Private Banking, Fifth Third Bank, was elected Board Vice Chair. Collins has served on the board since 2010 as an advisory board member. She is now a voting board member of the Board.
Prior to the election of the chair and vice chair, Mr. Robinson, Mrs. Collins and Chad Summe were formally sworn in as the newest voting members appointed by Judge Executive Steve Arlinghaus to the Board. Summe is Director of Strategic Accounts for Coupons.com.
“We have tremendous momentum at CVG with the expansion of Frontier, Allegiant and DHL,” Robinson said. “I am honored to again serve as the Kenton County Airport Board Chairman. I look forward to working with our Board and CVG Management led by Candace McGraw, CEO, to further expand air service and to continue the mission of CVG to serve as the transportation hub of choice for our regional community and to act as the economic catalyst for our Tri-State region.”
The 18-member Board is the governing body of CVG. The Board establishes the mission and goals of the airport, sets policies and oversees airport growth and development.
Get here. Get there. Get home. Airline partners at CVG offer passengers more non-stop flights than any other airport in the region, including direct international service to Paris, Toronto and Cancun. Book your next flight now at www.cvgairport.com, where low fares are updated daily.
CVG is home to DHL’s North America hub. CVG has been rated the Best Regional Airport in North America three straight years by SkyTrax, an independent, London-based air transport research organization. In 2011, CVG became the first airport in the country to receive Safety Act Designation and Certification from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), giving the airport the highest level of protections under the Act.