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DFW Airport Board Elects New Leadership
Dallas Representative Matrice Ellis-Kirk elected chair; Fort Worth Representative Henry Borbolla elected Vice Chair

(DFW AIRPORT, Texas – Feb. 7, 2020) – The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Board elected new officers during its February 2020 meeting.  Dallas representative Matrice Ellis-Kirk will serve as chair. The election comes at the end of term for Fort Worth representative William Meadows, who has served as chair since 2018. The board also elected Fort Worth representative Henry Borbolla to serve as vice chair, and newly sworn-in member from Dallas Gloria Tarpley to serve as the secretary of the Board. The terms for the new leadership are one year and began immediately after the election. It is customary for leadership members to serve two terms.

DFW Airport’s Board is comprised of 12 members, seven appointed by the City of Dallas and four appointed by the City of Fort Worth. The mayors of each city are automatically appointed to a seat on the Board. The twelfth seat is a non-voting seat and rotates between DFW’s four host cities – Euless, Irving, Grapevine and Coppell. The 2020 Board of Directors is listed below:

Matrice Ellis-Kirk, Chair

Henry Borbolla III, Vice Chair

Gloria M. Tarpley, Secretary

Mayor Eric Johnson, Dallas

Mayor Betsy Price, Fort Worth

Vernon Evans, Fort Worth

Benjamin Leal, Dallas

Raj Narayanan, Dallas

William Meadows, Fort Worth

Mario Quintanilla, Dallas

Eddie Reeves, Dallas

Mayor Linda Martin, Euless

Board member bios are available at www.dfwairport.com/board

About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport:

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport warmly welcomed more than 75 million customers in 2019, making DFW one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. Customers can choose among 193 domestic and 67 international nonstop destinations. DFW elevates the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities. Centered between owner cities Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing more than $37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For more information, visit the DFW website or download the DFW Mobile App for iOS and Android devices.

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