John Wayne Airport Organizational Chart
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Orange County Board of Supervisors
John Wayne Airport is owned and operated by the County of Orange. The five-member Orange County Board of Supervisors oversees the management of County government and its many special districts. The five Supervisors are elected by districts to four-year terms by the citizens of Orange County. The Board creates policy for the management of the Airport. The Board also appoints a five-member advisory commission called the Orange County Airport
Commission that makes recommendations to the Board for development, maintenance and operation of John Wayne Airport. Commission members have terms that are concurrent
with the term of the County Supervisor that made the appointment.
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Board of Supervisors policy and ensures that the County
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Mr. Barry A. Rondinella, A.A.E./C.A.E., Airport Director
The Airport Director of John Wayne Airport develops Airport policy and administers all activities associated with the operation of a medium hub commercial airport. The Airport Director has direct responsibilities for five Airport divisions which include: Business Development, Facilities, Finance & Administration, Operations and Public Affairs. He oversees the Airport staff and the Airport budget.
Mr. Richard Francis, Assistant Airport Director
The Assistant Airport Director of John Wayne Airport assists the Airport Director developing Airport policy and administering all activities associated with the operation of a medium hub commercial airport. This includes the oversight of the five Airport Divisions, Human Resources, and Quality Assurance & Compliance, as well as the Airport budget. The Assistant Airport Director acts as the Airport Director in his absence.
Mr. David Pfeiffer, Deputy Airport Director, Business Development
The Deputy Airport Director (DAD), Business
Development, is charged with developing, implementing and monitoring
all commercial real property contracts involving the Airport,
as well as purchasing all necessary equipment and services to
keep the Airport running efficiently. The Business Development division is comprised
of three units, the Asset Management unit, the Purchasing unit
and the Insurance unit.
Mr. Lawrence G. Serafini, Deputy Airport Director, Planning & Development
The Deputy Airport Director (DAD), Planning & Development,
is responsible for planning, organizing
and directing all aspects of facilities management and engineering
facilities at John Wayne Airport. The DAD for Facilities is
directly responsible for the following John Wayne Airport sections: Engineering,
Airport Development, Planning & CADD, Maintenance and Information
Ms. Mariane Teschner, Deputy Airport Director, Finance
Deputy Airport Director (DAD),
Finance and Administration,
is responsible for Airport
finances, the preparation
and monitoring of the Airport
budget, the daily operation
of accounting systems and
processes, the preparation
of the financial statements,
and administrative activities
and functions, including
support to all Airport divisions. The
division is comprised of
three units, Budget, Finance
and Staff Services. The Accounting
Department is comprised of Airport staff and out-stationed Auditor-Controller staff.
Mr. Scott Hagen, Deputy Airport Director, Operations
The Deputy Airport Director (DAD), Operations,
with the day-to-day oversight
of Airport activities by ensuring that John Wayne Airport operates
safely, securely, and effectively, within the scope of strict
federal regulations. Each day Airport Operations staff conduct
Airport inspections; address the needs of all tenants, patrons,
and other customers; oversee the administration of general aviation
aircraft tiedown spaces; issue and track employee identification
badges and other access cards and keys; manage parking facilities;
and monitor the activities of ground transportation providers.
The Airport Operations division is comprised of two units, Airside Operations and
Landside Operations. As John Wayne Airport's Security Coordinator, the Deputy
Airport Director of Operations also oversees John Wayne Airport
Police Services, provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department,
and Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services, provided
by the Orange County Fire Authority, and acts as the primary point
of contact to the Transportation Security Administration.
Mr. Eric Freed, Deputy Airport Director, Public Affairs
The Deputy Airport Director (DAD), Public Affairs, is responsible for all aspects of government, media and community relations, customer relations and communications at John Wayne Airport. Public Affairs staff is charged with responding to media and public inquiries; serving as front-line customer service agents; coordinating Ambassador and Tour Guide volunteer programs; planning and organizing museum-quality exhibitions; disbursing information via the Airport website and Social Media; tracking local, state and federal legislation; enforcing the settlement agreement, educating the surrounding communities about access and noise issues and handling noise complaints. The Public Affairs division is comprised of four units, Access & Noise, Communications, Customer Relations and Public Relations.