Olympian. Philanthropist. Business owner.
Tamika Catchings has added another accolade to her resume Monday by becoming the newest member of the Indianapolis Airport Authority Board.
The appointment by Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett bumps the total number of members on the IAA Board from 10 to 11, an increase brought about by the Indiana General Assembly’s passage of House Enrolled Act 1070.
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The legislation elevates a non-voting member of the board representing Morgan County to a full voting member and grants the Indianapolis mayor one additional appointment. Catchings will serve a four-year term as a voting board member.
“It’s an honor to be asked to serve on the Indianapolis Airport Authority board, working alongside community leaders to care for some of Central Indiana’s greatest assets,” Catchings said a statement. “I look forward to collaborating with the IAA board and staff to celebrate and uplift the award-winning Indianapolis airport, as well as the other IAA facilities throughout the area.
“Together, I know we can continue to achieve great things for our city.”
Like many others on the board, Catchings was tapped not for her expertise in the aviation industry, but for contributions as a community leader with global experience who has excelled in her profession.
Hogsett said he is confident Catchings will bring her winning ways to the board as well.