Meets monthly at the Foothills Regional Airport - 3566 Morganton Lenoir Airport Ave., Morganton, NC 28655
The Foothills Regional Airport is jointly owned by Burke County, Caldwell County, the City of Lenoir, and the City of Morganton. The Airport Authority Board is appointed by the two counties and the two city governments to act in an administrative capacity. The Board is vested with the authority to control, lease, maintain, construct, improve, operate and regulate the joint airport.
Members serve two-year terms. The City Council appoints two members to the authority.
Member - Appointed by
Wayne Abele, Chairman - Burke County
Joe Gibbons, Vice Chair - Lenoir
Charles Thomas - Lenoir
Jeff Branch - Caldwell County
Bruce Roberts - Caldwell County
Dennis Pearson - Burke County
Robert A. Pruett - Morganton
Sidney Simmons, Councilman - Morganton