Airport Advisory Board

Airport Advisory Board

The purpose of the Airport Advisory Board shall be to make recommendations to the governing body on all matters related to policies, planning, and capital improvements for the Manhattan Regional Airport, and aid the city in developing community awareness of airport operations, policies, and needs.

The board consists of 11 members (two of which shall be active pilots). The board shall include positions to be filled by the following: 
  • The Commanding General of Fort Riley, Kansas
  • The President of Kansas State University
  • The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
  • The Mayor of Junction City, Kansas
  • The Pottawatomie County Commission

Staff Liaison

Brandon Keazer, Airport Director
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Additional Information
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Meetings of the board are usually held on the second Monday of each month at 11 a.m. at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.

Current Members

  • Richard Jankovich, Chair (At-Large)
    •  Term expires: 06/30/25
  • Karen Rogers, Vice-Chair (At-Large)
    • Term expires: 06/30/25
  • Kirk Crabtree (At-Large)
    • Term expires: 06/30/26
  • Brian Hardeman (At-Large Pilot)
    • Term expires: 06/30/24
  • Bradley Harrison (At-Large Pilot)
    • Term expires: 06/30/24
  • Jim Jacobs (Junction City)
    • Term expires: 06/30/26
  • Mike Matson (Chamber)
    • Term expires: 06/30/24
  • Carl Reed (Pottawatomie County)
    • Term expires: 06/30/24
  • Debra Rodenbaugh-Schaub (At-Large)
    • Term expires: 06/30/26
  • David Rosowsky (KSU)
    • Term expires: 06/30/26
  • Troy Wilt (Fort Riley)
    • Term expires 06/30/24