WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WHSV) – The Shenandoah Valley Airport Commission (SHD) announces the promotion of Lisa Botkin to the function of Executive Director, efficient straight away. Botkin has served as the Interim Govt Director due to the fact February 2022 when lengthy-time Government Director, Greg Campbell, was appointed as Director of the Virginia Department of Aviation.
Botkin is a James Madison University graduate with a Bachelor’s in Enterprise Administration/Accounting. Prior to joining the airport, she spent 15 yrs at a personal accounting company. In 1999 she was employed to serve as SHD’s Supervisor of Accounting and has continued to advance inside of the corporation, getting to be the Director of Finance and Administration in 2005, and then Deputy Director in 2018.
In her earlier positions with the airport, Botkin was responsible for all finance and budgeting operations as very well as human methods and profit features. She has also played an integral purpose in the airport’s money improvement software and project administration.
“I have related with numerous gifted people today operating for the Shenandoah Valley Airport and have the utmost respect for the knowledge they convey to the aviation field,” reported Botkin. “I glance forward to continuing these interactions as Govt Director of our business. SHD has a vibrant potential ahead as we go on to grow with a quantity of enjoyable projects about the future number of many years.”
Shenandoah Valley Airport Commission Chairman Gerald Garber reported, “Lisa’s prosperity of knowledge in finance, airport functions, staff relations, and airport enhancement systems will allow a seamless transition to the Government Director job. She is properly-revered in the aviation community and has developed terrific relationships with our federal and point out aviation agencies above the past 23 several years. The Airport Fee is self-assured SHD will carry on to flourish below her leadership.”
For the past nine decades, Botkin has served as treasurer for the Virginia Airport Operators Council, the business symbolizing Virginia’s sixty-6 public use airports, in which she has been given the President’s Award on two distinct instances.
Domestically, she is a member of Shenandoah Valley Culture for Human Source Management, a board member of the Staunton-Augusta SPCA, and a prolonged-time fitness instructor at the Staunton YMCA.
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