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Glendale Mayor to Chair Airport Authority

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority elected Zareh Sinanyan as its new president for the coming year. The authority owns and operates Hollywood Burbank Airport, the only commercial airfield in the San Fernando Valley. Sinanyan represents Glendale on the nine-member board and also serves as mayor of Glendale. Burbank Commissioner Ray Adams was elected as vice president and Pasadena Commissioner Ross Selvidge was chosen as secretary. Their terms run to June 2019. Sinanyan and Adams have served on the authority board since May 2015, while Selvidge was first appointed in February 2015. Additional new officers include Glendale Commissioner Vartan Gharpetian as treasurer, Burbank Commissioner Bill Wiggins as auditor and reappointed airport Executive Director Frank Miller as assistant secretary.

Mark Madler
Mark Madler
Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006. Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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