The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday, June 30th, voted to accept the nomination of Marina del Rey attorney David Voss and two others to the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners.
The seven-member airport commission sets policy for four airports owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles — Los Angeles International, Palmdale Regional, Van Nuys and Ontario International.
The city agency operating the airports is Los Angeles World Airports.
Voss is filling a vacancy created by the resignation of former commissioner Ted Stein.
Voss’s term runs until June 30, 2006.
Tuesday Voss also completed a term as president of the Westchester/LAX-Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce.
He also serves as an member of the Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa del Rey board.
“The plans for the future of Los Angeles International Airport balance the needs and the safety of the traveler with the needs of our local community and respond to future regional demands for transportation,” Voss said.
Voss has also been affiliated with the Venice-Marina Rotary Club and the Venice High School Circle of Supporters.
This year, the Venice Boys & Girls Club honored Voss as the Community Leader of the Year.
Voss is a graduate of USC law school and received a master’s degree in political persuasion from Occidental College.
Also approved as airport commissioners were Walter Zifkin, chief executive officer of the William Morris Agency, Inc., and Jerome Stanley, president of Stanley and Associates, a sports law firm.
Zifkin fills a vacancy caused by the departure from the commission of Alan Llorens. Zifkin’s commission terms ends June 30th, 2005.
Stanley fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Eileen Levine, for a term ending June 30th