Commissioner of Aviation at the Greater Binghamton Airport named President of State Association
On September 30, 2010, The New York Aviation Management Association (NYAMA) elected Carl Beardsley, Commissioner of Aviation at the Greater Binghamton Airport, as their new President for 2011. Prior to his election, Beardsley served one-year terms as the association’s Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary.
Beardsley was elected President during the 2010 Fall Conference & Exhibit Show at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rochester, NY. NYAMA’s Fall Conference and Exhibit Show is designed to provide airport managers, corporate representatives and public officials a forum for education, networking and a profession exchange of knowledge and innovation. The Exhibit Show featured some of the industry’s latest products and services from many participating vendors.
“I am honored to be elected president of the New York Aviation Management Association for 2011,” said Beardsley. “I look forward to having the opportunity to work with my peers addressing the challenges facing airports today while also promoting the importance of aviation in New York State.”
The New York Aviation Management Association (NYAMA) represents over 120 airports and aviation organizations across New York. Currently, New York airports account for 350,000 jobs and $35 billion in economic activity annually. NYAMA’s diverse membership includes everything from small general aviation airports to large hub airports and aviation professionals from all walks of life. NYAMA has been the Voice of Aviation in New York for almost 35 years!
NYAMA’s mission is to promote the viability and business interests of New York State’s airports, which are the centerpiece of aviation services and drivers of economic development. Through advocacy, education, communications and business services, NYAMA supports New York’s airports and the businesses and communities that rely upon them.
More information about NYAMA is available at their website www.nyama.com.