Cheryl K. Petersen has been elected president and W. Jerome Stanley vice president of the City of Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners.

The commission oversees the policy, management and operations of the four airports owned and operated by the city”s airport department, Los Angeles World Airports.

The city-owned airports are Los Angeles International (LAX), Ontario International, Palmdale Regional and Van Nuys Airports.

Petersen has served on the commission since September 2000 and most recently was the board”s vice president. Her term ends June 30th, 2007.

She previously served on the City of Los Angeles Fire Commission from May 1999 to August 2000.

Stanley was appointed to the airport commission in May. His term expires June 30th, 2009.

He previously served as a member of the City of Los Angeles Convention Center Commission.

Other airport commission members are Miguel Contreras, Armando Vergara, David Voss, Peter Weil and Walter Zifkin.