Centerlines - September 2008 - (Page 21)

O N T H E H IL L A N D O N T H E S T U M P Legislative Conference July 2008 Marketing and Communications Conference June 2008 During the annual Summer Legislative Conference, a panel of Capitol Hill staffers on July 21 discussed the fate of the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization legislation. ACI-NA’s Channon Hanna (from the left) moderated the presentations by Jarrod Thompson, Republican staff member, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation; Holly Woodruff Lyons, minority staff director, House Aviation Subcommittee; Christa Fornarotto, staff member, House Aviation Subcommittee; and Gael Sullivan, senior staff member, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. (Photo by Jeffrey Becker.) During another panel discussion at the annual Summer Legislative Conference, Scott Weaver, ACI-NA’s vice president of government affairs, moderated a July 21 presentation on pending appropriation measures by (from the left) Bob Letteney, senior transportation advisor, House Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee; Peter Rogoff, majority clerk, Senate Transportation Committee Appropriations Subcommittee; Jeff Ashford, staff assistant, House Homeland Security Committee Appropriations Subcommittee; and Stephanie Gupta, staff assistant, House Homeland Security Committee Appropriations Subcommittee. (Photo by Jeffrey Becker.) The Marketing and Communications Committee celebrated its 40th anniversary at the 2008 conference, held this year in Pittsburgh in June. As part of the festivities, the Committee created a new award, the Ted Bushelman Legacy Award for Creativity and Excellence, to be presented annually to an individual to recognize the values, accomplishments and creativity of airport marketing and communications professionals. Bushelman, a founder of the committee and the senior communications advisor at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, was surprised when presented with the first Bushelman award. (Photo by Brian Lassaline.) AirTran Airways CEO Robert Fornaro outlined the future prospects for airlines and his carrier, in particular, as he delivered the keynote address on June 23 in Pittsburgh to the Marketing and Communications Conference and JumpStart® Air Service Development Program. (Photo by Sam McCrimmon.) | CENTERLINES 21

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Centerlines - September 2008

Centerlines - September 2008
Welcome to Boston
President’s Message
Canadian Airports
Associates’ Corner
Policy Center
On the Hill and On the Stump
Downes Award
ACI-NA 60th Anniversary
Host Airport Profile
Cover Story: James L. Oberstar
Regulatory Front: Security Standards
Security: Checkpoint Evolution
Environment: Measuring Greenhouse Gases at Sea-Tac
Air Service: Wild, Wild Ride
Passenger Focus: DOT’s Complaint Desk
On Management: “TLC” at John Wayne
Revenue Arena: A Tale of Two Diversified Cities
Media Relations: New Media
Now Underway
Grand Openings
New Members
Conference Sponsors
Conference Exhibitors
Index of Advertisers/
Box Scores

Centerlines - September 2008