Yeager Airport is owned and operated by the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority and is governed by a 15-member board comprised of representatives of Kanawha, Putnam, Lincoln, Boone and Nicholas Counties and the City of Charleston.

Board Members of the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority

R. Edison Hill, Chairman, representative of the Kanawha County Commission
Norman Shumate III, Vice Chairman, representative of the City of Charleston
H.B. Wehrle, Secretary-Treasurer, representative of the Kanawha County Commission

Representing the City of Charleston

Dr. Lewis Whaley

Representing the Putnam County Commission

Lt. Col. James Dodrill (Ret.)

Representing the Nicholas County Commission

Brad Reed

Representing the Boone County Commission

David Hill

Representing the Lincoln County Commission

Allen Holder


Col (ret) William Peters

Representing the Kanawha County Commission

Maj. Gen. Allen Tackett (Ret.)
Priscilla M. Haden
Andrew Jordan
Henry C. Shores
Karen Haddad
H.B. Wehrle, III
Todd Goldman

Representing Governor Jim Justice

Mike Hall, Chief of Staff

Airport Management

Terry Sayre, Airport Director
Nick Keller, Assistant Director
James Mason, Assistant Director
Maggie Leaptrot, Director of Finance & Administration
Dominique Ranieri, Esq., Director of Marketing
Travis Ryan, Operations Manager
Roger Hill, Maintenance Manager
Chris Keyser, Buildings Maintenance Manager
Eric Johnson, Chief of Police
Kevin Price, Capital Jet Center Manager
Andrea Tracewell, Capital Jet Center Customer Service Manager
Mike Slack, Capital Jet Center Line Service Manager


Administrative Staff

April D. Payne, Executive Secretary
Paige Butcher, Assistant Director of Marketing
Josh Potter, Assistant Director of Finance & Administration
Michael D. McMillen, Account Executive
Shayla White, Account Executive
Emiley Schoolcraft, Human Resources Specialist