Sarasota Bradenton International Announces Newly Elected Board Officers

November 17, 2015


For Immediate Release

Sarasota/Manatee Distribution

 Sarasota Bradenton International Announces Newly Elected Board Officers

At its November 16, 2015 Regular Board Meeting, the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority (SMAA) unanimously elected Commissioner Carlos Beruff as Chairman for 2016. Mr. Beruff served previously as Chair in 2012. Governor Christ appointed Mr. Beruff to the board in December 2008 and Governor Scott reappointed him in December 2013. Chairman Beruff heads Medallion Homes Gulf Coast LC and serves on a number of community and state boards. He currently serves on the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Manatee Council of Governments as representative on behalf of the Airport Authority.

Chairman Beruff stated, “I'm honored to be elected Chair by the other commissioners and I look forward to working with staff to ensure SRQ continues on its successful path to economic growth for the community.”

Completing the officers for the Airport Authority board will be Vice Chair John Stafford, who is the Chairman of the Board for FCCI Insurance Group in Sarasota, and Dr. Peter A. Wish, Secretary, who is past Chair, and represents the Airport on the Sarasota Council of Governments.


For Further Information Contact:

Fredrick J. Piccolo, President, CEO

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

Tel. (941) 359-2770, extension 4200