Municipal Airport Advisory Board


  • As called.


Staff Liaison

Shane Fisher

Public Works Director

818 E. Edison Ave.

Sunnyside, WA 98944

Ph: (509) 837-5206

Fx: (509) 837-3268



  • Lawrence Dolan, Chair - Citizen at Large, June 30, 2023
  • Martin Beeler - City Council, December 31, 2023
  • Ted Durfey - Citizen at Large, June 30, 2022
  • David Timmermans - Sunnyside Community Hospital, June 30, 2022
  • Tyler Schilperoort - Port Commissioner, June 30, 2023
  • Robert Webb - Citizen at Large, June 30, 2023
  • Scott Stiltner - Citizen at Large, June 30, 2023
  • Elizabeth Alba - City Manager
  • Shane Fisher - Public Works Director


The committee is comprised of: 
  • A member of the City Council
  • A member of the Port of Sunnyside Board of Commissioners or designee
  • A city department head or designee
  • A designated representative of Sunnyside Community Hospital
  • Three citizens at large who reside within the boundaries of Sunnyside School District 201, and who are knowledgeable in airport operations and maintenance
  • The city manager and executive director of the Port of Sunnyside (serving as ex officio members of the board)


The Municipal Airport Committee is established by Chapter 2.50.140 of the Sunnyside Municipal Code to make recommendations to the City Council on the following matters relative to the operation of the Sunnyside Municipal Airport:

  • Adoption and amendment of rules and regulations for the operation and use of airport facilities
  • Construction and maintenance
  • Determining charges or rentals for the use or leasing of any location
  • Developing comprehensive and long-range plans for airport development and financing
  • Leasing or assignment for the operation or use of any space, area, improvements, or equipment
  • Maintaining liaison with other governmental bodies regarding municipal airport operations and financing
  • Promoting and fostering the development of the Sunnyside Municipal Airport
  • Securing and enforcement of liens and enforcement of payment of any charges due