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Colorado Springs Airport Welcomes New Airport Advisory Commissioners

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Colorado Springs, CO - The Colorado Springs City Council has named four new members on the Airport Advisory Commission (AAC). The commissioners were appointed at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

David L. Couch - Couch is the current President and Owner of Red Scarf Enterprises, LLC, an aviation consulting service which includes expertise with unmanned aerial systems. Couch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  Additionally, Couch has over 35 years of aviation experience, including 20 years in the United States Air Force.

Aaron Wood - Wood is the current President and CEO of Colorado jetCenter, a full-service Fixed Based Operator (FBO) at the Colorado Springs Airport offering flight services for general aviation, air carriers, and military aircraft. Wood has worked at Colorado jetCenter for 20 years.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is a licensed commercial pilot.

Tamara Hunziker (Alternate Commissioner) - Tamara Hunziker is the Senior Director of Loyalty Partnerships North America at Carlson Wagonlit Travel, a global company specializing in travel, meetings, and events for organizations. Hunziker has over 25 years of experience in the travel industry and has worked for Carlson Wagonlit Travel for over 10 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University.

Chic Myers (Alternate Commissioner) - Chic Myers is the President and CEO of Executive Aviation Services, LLC. Myers has over 40 years of flight experience and holds an MBA in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Additionally, Myers is chairman of the Colorado National Business Aviation Association and a Charter Board Member for the Colorado Aviation Business Association.

“We would like to welcome our incoming members to the Airport Advisory Commission and look forward to working with them as they help us serve our local community,” said Greg Phillips, Director of Aviation at the Colorado Springs Airport.

The AAC consists of seven members appointed by the Colorado Springs City Council for three year terms, and serve on a volunteer basis to address pertinent, airport-related issues concerning the planning and operation of the Colorado Springs Airport.

Current members of the AAC include Chairman Andrew (Andi) Biancur, Hal Ellis, Jason Harris, John Maier, and Bill Nichols.