An 11th District resident is being nominated for a spot on the Board of Airport Commissioners.
Brentwood resident Ann Hollister went before the Trade, Commerce and Tourism Committee this morning to take part in a nomination hearing at City Hall.
Hollister, who was appointed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, will go before the full City Council for a vote on December 13.
If her nomination is approved, Hollister will serve with fellow Westside resident and BOAC Vice Chair Valeria Velasco of Playa del Rey.
See Councilman Bill Rosendahl interview Hollister on his YouTube channel.
A seven-member Board of Airport Commissioners governs Los Angeles World Airports. By the Charter of the City of Los Angeles, the Board is responsible for the formulation of airport policy. The Board is composed of public-spirited business and civic leaders who are appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and serve staggered five-year terms.
Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa named four of the current members of the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners on July 25, 2005. They are labor leader Joseph A. Aredas; Fernando Torres-Gil, acting Dean of the UCLA School of Public Affairs; Michael A. Lawson, a successful attorney; and Valeria C. Velasco, an attorney, small business owner and former president of the Alliance for a Regional Solution to Airport Congestion. Velasco is a resident of the LAX-adjacent community of Playa del Rey. These commissioners were approved and confirmed by City Council on September 6, 2005. Boyd Hight was approved and confirmed by the City Council on November 24, 2010, and Commissioner Robert Beyer was approved by confirmed by the City Council on Feb. 16, 2011. One position is currently vacant. Commissioner Lawson was elected president of the Board on Jan. 10, 2011. Commissioner Velasco has served as Board vice president since Sept. 14, 2005.