County Airport board members have resigned, including the board's chairman and vice chairman.
Jim Huff, chairman of the Kenton County Airport Board,
Larry Savage, vice chairman of the board, and airport board member Mark Arnzen submitted their letters of
resignation effective on Friday, immediately.
In a joint statement, Huff and Savage released a
"When former Kenton
County Judge-Executive Ralph Drees appointed both of us to the Kenton County
Airport Board, we accepted the appointment because we thought we could make a positive
impact on the board in our community."
Huff and Savage state that they believe their experience
made the airport stronger.
"It is our hope
that our resignations will enable CVG to address the many challenges and
opportunities that lie ahead."
In response, Kenton County Judge-Executive Steve
Arlinghaus appointed William (Bill) Robinson III as chairman and Kathy Collins
as vice chairman. Chad Summe will replace Arnzen on the airport board.
"Jim Huff and Larry Savage have been long time members of
the airport board, being first appointed to the board by former Judge-Executive
Ralph Drees, and I had the honor of appointing Mark Arnzen to the board in
2012," Arlinghaus said.
Robinson, a lawyer with more than 40 years experience,
previously served on the Kenton County Airport Board from 1998 to 2006,
including two years as chairman of the board (2004-2006) during the
administration of former Judge-Executive Drees.
Collins, a senior private banker at Fifth
Third Bank, currently serves on the Kenton County Airport Board Advisory
Committee. Summe is the Director of Strategic Accounts for Coupons.com,
a digital, social, and mobile marketing firm with offices in Mason, Ohio.
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
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