Airport Advisory Committee


The duties of the committee are to provide recommendations to the County Commissioners on the general subject of aviation issues related to the airport. Specifically, the committee will assist in promoting community compatibility regarding issues, including but not limited to: noise management and public relations, review of proposed changes to the airport element of the master plan and assisting staff in the development and execution of an airport marketing plan. The committee will advance and promote the interest of aviation and protect the general welfare of the people living and working at or near the airport and in the County.


Meetings are held at:

  • 5:30 PM
  • Historic Courthouse Board of County Commissioner's meeting room

1616 8th St.
Minden, NV 89423

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


This is a 7-member board with a 2-year term (2 consecutive term limit)

Airport Commercial Community:
Mike Cowan (term expires 12/2018)
(775) 315-4516

Business Community:
Findel Hernandez (term expires 12/2018)
(775) 450-2300

Airport Powered Aircraft Community:
Matt Carter
(775) 849-9619 (term expires 12/2019)

Community at Large:
Bill Driscoll (term expires 12/2019)
(775) 230-2093

Business Community:
Alexandra Kingzett (term expires 12/2019)
310 Foothill Rd.
Gardnerville, NV 89460
(775) 727-480-9990

Community at Large:
Blayne Osborn (term expires 12/2018)

Airport Soaring Community:
Laurie Ricardi (term expires 12/2019)
(775) 782-9595

County Contact: Bobbi Thompson, Airport Manager, (775) 782-9871

Council Application Form