The new face of Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board includes three new board members, two new executive officers and the Chairman, Squaw Valley’s Andy Wirth. Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority appointed the new members on July 9. The three new board members are Jenifer Rose, Jessica Sferrazza and Lisa Gianol.
The other two new executive officers appointed by the Regional Air Service Corporation (RASC) were Kimberlee Tolkien as the vice chair and secretary, and Andy Chapman as treasurer. RASC has the responsibility of promoting Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s air service as well identifying possibilities for additional flights. The veteran international resort manager is required to chair the nine-member board of RASC. Learn more about Andy Wirth: http://www.powder.com/tag/andy-wirth/
Having been part of RASC Board since 2013, Andy Wirth has acquired vast knowledge when it comes to international resort and management. While on board, together with other airlines, he managed to increase the number of flights for resorts in Canada, Utah and Colorado.
He served as a link between Reno-Sparks Region and Lake Tahoe. Andy Wirth also played a major role in the development of an air service by JetBlue service from JKF Airport to the Reno Tahoe Airport. Honored to be appointed as Chairman of RASC, Andy strongly pointed out that air service has continually been the backbone of the growing economy.
RASC was formed with the aim of connecting the public and private businesses to contribute to the market, improve the air service quality and identify both international and national markets. RASC, together with Alaska Airlines, promotes direct flights to and from Orange County, Idaho, California and Boise.
When speaking about his new appointment, Andy said that the new appointed members would introduce great ideas that will bring economic growth in the airport. This information was originally mentioned on Squaw Alpine’s blog as outlined in the following link
Growing up with a deep passion for skiing, Andy Wirth made Mountain Resort his best friend. He is the President and CEO of Squaw Valley Ski. His giant efforts in mountain resort and hotel industry saw the Ski area become one of the top Tourist destinations worldwide.
Playing a major role in environmental and community service, Andy Wirth has won several awards including Business Leader of the year at Steamboat and an award for Chairman’s Outstanding Service Reno-Tahoe Authority Board of Trustees. Disabled Sports USA also recognized him as the Citizen of the year. Andy is a survivor of a fatal accident that saw him land in a vineyard, thus breaking his arm.