Hotaling Elected Vice-Chair of 2022 ACI-NA WBP/Associates Board of Directors
Michael Hotaling was recently elected vice-chair of the Airports Council International—North America (ACI-NA) World Business Partners/Associates Board of Directors for 2022.
As the Voice of Airports, the ACI-NA’s mission is to advocate policies and provide services that strengthen commercial airports’ ability to serve their passengers, customers and communities. C&S is proud of Michael’s accomplishment and understands the value and importance ACI-NA provides to the aviation industry. “I am passionate about the aviation industry that has enabled so much opportunity for me over my 31-year career,” said Hotaling. “The World Business Partners/Associates Board of ACI-NA plays a pivotal role in the relationship between airport leaders and the businesses that support them. Consultants, contractors, vendors, concessionaires and other critical partners make up the board and membership of ACI-NA and this forum provides a voice for all of them in important matters for the industry. ACI-NA provides a robust forum for learning, networking and industry advocacy and I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to play a leadership role in this amazing organization.”
Elected by ACI-NA’s WBP/Associate Members, the group’s 2022 board members, including Michael, will represent a network of more than 400 private industry businesses that provide products, equipment and services to airports and the aviation industry. The board will also work with these organizations to address industry issues and discuss new technologies and innovative ideas. “Our work plan includes enhancing communications and fulfilling the mission statement of the board,” said Hotaling. “I also look forward to connecting with and listening to WBP/Associate members to formulate a work plan for my tenure as Chair in 2023.”
Michael is a senior vice president at C&S and serves as the firm’s national aviation practice leader. A veteran in the aviation consulting field, Michael is well known in the industry as a visionary thinker and as an advocate for aviation issues nationwide. He has been actively engaged in ACI-NA for more than 20 years.