The new Board of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) convened for its first meeting last thursday. The first order of official business was the selection of Board officers for the upcoming year.
In a nod to continuity and experience, two-term appointee and former Vice Chairman Domingo Sanchez was elected as the new Chairman of the Board. Carson Good was voted the new Vice Chairman and Jason Pirozzolo was elected Treasurer.
Returning Board members Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and Sanchez were joined by four new members appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis in February.
- Carson Good, of Winter Park, the Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas. Mr. Good’s appointed term expires in April 2022.
- Randall Hunt, of Lake Mary, is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Athletic Apex, a national health and fitness chain. Mr. Hunt’s appointed term expires in April 2022.
- Ralph Martinez, of Orlando, is a Managing Partner of McEwan Martinez Dukes & Hall, P.A. Mr. Martinez’ appointed term expires in April 2020.
- Dr. Jason Pirozzolo, of Winter Garden, is Director of Sports Medicine and Trauma at Orlando Hand Surgery Associates. Dr. Pirozzolo’s appointed term expires in April 2020.
“As Chairman, it is important that I put the best interests of the Aviation Authority and our two thriving airports at the forefront of all Board actions,” said Domingo Sanchez, Chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “I appreciate the value the airports bring to the Central Florida economy and am committed to continuing our investment in the future and preserving The Orlando Experience® .”
“We look forward to working with this Board to maintain our vision for the future, while meeting the community’s demands of providing necessary infrastructure and exemplary customer service,” said Phil Brown, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority CEO. “Our Board offers direction that is essential to the growth and success of Orlando International Airport.”
With more than 47.9 million annual passengers, Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the busiest airport in Florida and 10th busiest in the U.S. MCO is currently engaged in a $4.27 billion Capital Improvement Program and generates $31 billion in revenue for the regional economy.