Webster Appointed Aviation’s Deputy Director
Webster started his County career in 2006, after 22 years with Northwest Airlines, as the assistant to the director of Aviation. Since 2009, he has been responsible for managing the relationships with the airlines at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. His many accomplishments include working closely with the airlines and the Transportation Security Administration to obtain $70 million in funding for the construction and implementation of the Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4 inline baggage screening systems and development of the Letter of Intent application, which resulted in $250 million in Federal Aviation Administration funding for the South Runway expansion project.
Webster graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration/airport administration from the University of North Dakota and is a private pilot.
Libraries Welcomes New Director
As director of Libraries Division, Patrick will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of library services, including staffing and the development and administration of the Division’s budget and long-range plan on behalf of the Libraries Division.
Patrick earned her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Northern Michigan University and her master’s degree in library and information sciences from the University of Pittsburgh.
Convention and Visitors Bureau Promotes Harb
Harb has been with the CVB since 2007, handling domestic sales as well as supporting the international market, with an emphasis on Brazil, working with travel agents, tour operators, wholesalers, as well as groups. In addition, Harb has been instrumental in helping to attract new airline service, working with cruise lines and successfully launching Greater Fort Lauderdale as the first U.S. destination in the Virtuoso luxury travel tourism program.
New Assistant Manager Joins Benefits Team
(l-r) Richard Grillo, Mark Journey, Freddy Castillo, Karen Rech, Rene Harrod (standing in back), Candace Running (in the white top), Adam Katzman, Henry Perez, Eric Russo (kneeling), David Arthur and Michael Owens (in the orange).
(l-r) County Administrator Bertha Henry, Larry Scott and Mayor Kristin Jacobs