Orange County Airport Commission

The Orange County Airport Commission makes recommendations to the Orange County Board of Supervisors for development, maintenance and operation of John Wayne Airport and other airports which may be operated by the County of Orange. It advises the Board of Supervisors and makes recommendations on any matter pertaining to airports or air transportation. It also conducts investigations as it may deem necessary in the exercise of the powers enumerated above.


The Airport Commission consists of five members who are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.

  • Mr. Bert Ashland, Chair, First District
  • Mr. John Clarey, Vice Chair, Fifth District
  • Ms. Susan Dvorak, Second District
  • Mr. Bruce B. Junor, Third District
  • Mr. Brendan O'Reilly, Fourth District


Airport Commission meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m., in the Commission Room of the John Wayne Airport Eddie Martin Administration Building.

John Wayne Airport is committed to ensuring an equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities to participate in Airport Commission meetings. Requests specifying appropriate auxiliary aids or services necessary to ensure effective communication during public meetings should be made as early as possible, but no later than three (3) business days in advance of the meeting date.

Meeting Schedule

January 5
January 19

May 4
May 18

September 7
September 21

February 2
February 16

June 1
June 15

October 5
October 19

March 2
March 16

July 6
July 20

November 2
November 16

April 6
April 20

August 3
August 17

December 7
December 21

Meeting dates and times are subject to change.

Meeting Archive 

December 7, 2022 Regular Meeting - Cancelled
November 16, 2022 Regular Meeting
November 2, 2022 Regular Meeting
October 19, 2022 Regular Meeting - Cancelled
October 5, 2022 Regular Meeting
September 21, 2022 Regular Meeting - Cancelled