FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2015
Contact: Jenny Wedge, (949) 252-5182, email@example.com
COUNTY NAMES LAWRENCE G. SERAFINI ACTING DIRECTOR OF JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed Lawrence G. Serafini as Acting Airport Director of John Wayne Airport. The appointment was made as a result of the retirement of current Airport Director Alan L. Murphy.
“We are fortunate to have experienced and qualified Airport staff like Larry Serafini to step into the role of Acting Airport Director,” said Supervisor Todd Spitzer, Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. “I’m confident that Larry will work to ensure that the communities who are affected by noise and growth know that they will be protected.”
Mr. Serafini began his career with John Wayne Airport as Deputy Airport Director, Facilities in August 2001. In this position, he has been responsible for managing Airport Development, Engineering, Maintenance, Information Systems, Planning and Environmental Compliance.
Mr. Serafini holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from California State University, Long Beach and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a registered California Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering. Mr. Serafini retired from the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant Commander, Civil Engineer Corps.
Mr. Murphy retires from the County of Orange on February 5 and Mr. Serafini will become Acting Airport Director on February 6, 2015.
John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue. The Airport serves more than nine million passengers annually and reaches more than 20 nonstop destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. More information can be found at www.ocair.com. Like us on facebook.com/johnwayneairport, or follow us on Twitter @johnwayneair and Instagram @johnwayneair.