John Wayne Airport Organizational Chart
Click on the buttons below to view more details.
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.
Link to Orange County Board of Supervisors
County Executive Office
The County Executive Office (CEO) is the
corporate administrative branch of Orange County government.
The CEO is
responsible for providing
leadership, vision and a knowledge of emerging trends and issues
impacting Orange County. The CEO, in turn, supports and implements
Board of Supervisors policy and ensures that the County
accountable, and responsive manner. The County Executive Officer
provides direction to all County agency/department heads directly
to him, and provides administrative oversight
to those department heads who report directly to the Board of
Supervisors. In addition, the County Executive Officer also has budgetary oversight
to all department and elected
to County Executive Office Web page
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 six Airport divisions which include: Business Development, Facilities Development, Finance Administration, Maintenance, 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 six 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 two units, the Asset Management unit
and the Insurance unit.
Mr. Lawrence G. Serafini, Deputy Airport Director, Facilities Development
The Deputy Airport Director (DAD), Facilities Development, is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all aspects of facilities capital improvements, development, and engineering for all facilities at JWA. Larry oversees Engineering, Airport Development and Project Management, Planning, Environmental Compliance, and CADD.
Ms. Mariane Teschner, Deputy Airport Director, Finance Administration
Deputy Airport Director (DAD),
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 Purchasing. The Accounting
Department is comprised of Airport staff and out-stationed Auditor-Controller staff.
Mr. Kevin Flynn, Deputy Airport Director, Maintenance
The Deputy Airport Director (DAD), Maintenance, is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing strategic actions for building repair and maintenance, airfield repair and maintenance, central utility plant management, and janitorial and other maintenance service contract management. The DAD for Maintenance provides proactive infrastructure maintenance, preventative repair, utility services, evaluation of current facility structures, and anticipates the needs of the traveling community and airport tenants.
Mr. Scott Hagen, Deputy Airport Director, Operations
The Deputy Airport Director (DAD), Operations, is charged with the day-to-day oversight of Airport activities and Information Technology. Airport Operations is comprised of three units, Airside Operations, Landside Operations and Information Technology. Airport Operations conducts Airport inspections, addresses the needs of Airport tenants, airlines and travelers, oversees administration of general aviation aircraft, manages employee identification and badging process, manages parking facilities, and monitors ground transportation providers. As JWA’s Security Coordinator, Scott also oversees JWA Police Services and Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting services, and is 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.