Advisory Commission

Overview


The Pierce County Airport/Thun Field Advisory Commission (TFAC) is an advisory commission created by Ordinance 2001-22s2, appointed by the Pierce County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. Review the specific purpose, composition and function of the commission online in Chapter 2.46.

The Pierce County Council created the TFAC to provide the community and airport tenants an opportunity to interact and make recommendations for the future of the airport.

Commission Creation Documents


  • Ordinance 2001-22s2
    This is an ordinance of the Pierce County Council creating a new Chapter 2.46 of the Pierce County Code, Pierce County Airport/Thun Field Advisory Commission.
  • Ordinance 2009-68
    This is an ordinance of the Pierce County Council amending Chapter 2.46 of the Pierce County Code, Pierce County Airport/Thun Field Advisory Commission.

Meetings


  • The third Tuesday of each quarter.
  • Special meetings may be called throughout year.
  • Regular meetings are 6:30 to 8:30 PM and are held on the airport at the Civil Air Patrol Building, 16915 103rd Avenue East, Puyallup, WA 98374 unless otherwise noted.
  • Additionally, meeting notices will be published in advance of the meeting in the Pierce County newspaper of record (currently The News Tribune).

2021 Meeting Dates


  • January 19, 2021 (via Zoom): 
  • April 20, 2021:
  • July 20, 2021:
  • October 19, 2021: 

2020 Meeting Dates


  • January 21, 2020: Agenda
  • April 21, 2020 May 19, 2020 Changed to June 16, 2020 2nd Quarter mtg. cancelled
  • July 21, 2020 (via conference call): Agenda; Meeting Summary
  • October 20, 2020 (via Zoom): Agenda

Members



Voting Members

Represents
Member
Expiration
Term
Frederickson Community Resident

 
South Hill Community Resident
John Hurlbut
Apr-24
Second
Graham Community Resident



South Hill Community Resident
J. Keith Kemper
Apr-24
Second
Airport User
Andrew Karlsson Apr-24
First
Airport User (tenant)



Airport User (pilot, tenant)
Michael Thompson
Apr-22
Second
Airport User (pilot, tenant)



Non-Voting (Ex-Officio) Members

Represents
Member
Expiration
Term
Frederickson Advisory Commission 

N/A
N/A
Graham Advisory Commission       N/A N/A
South Hill Advisory Commission (SHAC)
Nichole Weber
N/A
N/A
Airport Manager
Rod Propst N/A
N/A
Councilmember District 1
Dave Morell N/A
N/A
Councilmember District 1 Alternate
Hugh Taylor
N/A
N/A
Contact Us
Send a message arrow
Phone (253) 798-3779
Billing (253) 798-2576
Airport Manager 
(253) 798-8551
After Hours Emergency 
(253) 798-6000
PLU AWOS
(253) 848-2748

Sunday–Thursday
7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Location arrow