The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, which owns and operates the Hollywood Burbank Airport, has elected Glendale Mayor, and Airport Commissioner, Zareh Sinanyan as their President for the July 2018- June 2019 term. Mayor Sinanyan was first appointed to the Airport Authority in May 2015, and has served as Vice President and Secretary in previous terms.
The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority is a joint powers agency formed by the three cities to own and operate Hollywood Burbank Airport. The Airport Authority is governed by a nine-member Commission, and each of the three cities appoints three Commissioners.
Each July, the Airport Authority elects new officers to head the Authority Commission. In addition to Mayor Sinanyan’s appointment, Glendale Councilmember Vartan Gharpetian has been selected to serve as the Commissions Treasurer.
In related action, Commissioner Ray Adams of Burbank was elected Vice President, Commissioner Ross Selvidge of Pasadena was chosen as Secretary, Burbank Commissioner Bill Wiggins as Auditor, and Executive Director Frank Miller was reappointed as Assistant Secretary.
In addition to the officers, the other current Commissioners are: Paula Devine of Glendale; Don Brown of Burbank; and Terry Tornek and Steve Madison of Pasadena.