LGA AND ABM TEAMS GATHER TO CELEBRATE THE
ACQUISITION OF ADDITONAL OFFICE SPACE AT T7.
ABM Shuttle Operations, the LGA General Manager’s Office, Maintenance and Landside Operations celebrated the grand opening of the new office/support space for the Port Authority’s
on-airport shuttle bus operations. Sean Kazmark (PA), Ian Van Praagh (PA Assistant Manager Landside Operations), Colin Douglas (PA Assistant Manager Maintenance LGA), Peter
Carbonaro (PA Landside Manager LGA), Christina Callahan (PA Deputy General Manager LGA), Anthony Vero (PA General Manager LGA), Ferdinand Ramos (PA Supervisor, Transportation
Services LGA), Mathew Dionisio (ABM Bussing Safety Coordinator), Michael Joseph (ABM Vice President Operations – Landside East), Dimas Perez (ABM), Tony Alvarado (ABM Regional
Manager Bussing Operations).
20 AIRPORT VOICE, JUNE 2021
Dr. Sharon DeVivo
appointed to CAP Board
Dr. Sharon B. DeVivo, President and
CEO of Vaughn College of Aeronautics
and Technology in New York City, serves
as a member of Civil Air Patrol’s Board of
Governors (BoG). As CAP’s top governing
body, the 11-member BoG consists
of four Air Force appointees, three members
appointed jointly by the Secretary of
the Air Force and CAP’s National Commander
and Chief Executive Officer,
and four members-at-large selected by
CAP’s Senior Advisory Group. The BoG
moves CAP forward through collective
decision-making to generate strategic
policies, plans, and programs designed
to guide it both today and tomorrow. It is
assisted by CAP’s National Commander
and CEO, the organization’s Chief Operating
Officer, and the CAP-U.S. Air
Force Commander, who act as advisers.
Dr. DeVivo joined the BoG on June
1, 2021, as an appointee of the Secretary
of the Air Force and CAP’s National
grants pilot program
open to the public
Applications due by July 9
FAA Seeks Applications for Grants
to Reduce Airports’ Environmental Impacts
The Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) is accepting pre-applications
from airports for the Environmental
Mitigation Pilot Program.
The program will fund up to six projects
that will measurably reduce or
mitigate aviation impacts on noise,
air quality or water quality at an airport
or within five miles of the airport.
Public-use airport operators have
until July 9, 2021, to submit a pre-application
to the FAA. Projects submitted
must be carried out by a joint team
consisting of at least two of the following
-private sector business;
-public or private educational or research
-state or local government entities;
or federal laboratories.
-business must be incorporated in
the U.S.; educational or research organizations
and governments must be located
in the U.S.
The pre-application must contain
the scope of the project, describe the
new environmental mitigation techniques
or technologies that have been
proven in laboratory demonstrations,
and describe the roles and responsibilities
of each entity involved in the
After reviewing all applications,
the FAA will fund up to six projects in
2022 and 2023 that provide the greatest
environmental benefits. The cost
of each project cannot exceed $2.5
million. The federal share of the project
cost is 50 percent with the selected
airports providing the other 50 percent.
Airports must complete projects within
24 months of receiving the grants.
Section 190 of the Reauthorization
Act of 2018 (PDF) required the FAA to
create a pilot program for environmental
mitigation. Grants are made from
the noise and environmental set-aside
of the Airport Improvement Program.