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Our Team

Team AVP

Meet the team behind AVP.


The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport is under the day to day management and direction of the Executive Director who reports directly to the Bi-County Airport Board.

Carl R. Beardsley, Jr.

Executive Director

"It's my passion to ensure that all of our travelers have a great experience at AVP."

Gary Borthwick

Assistant Director

"AVP has so much to thank the community for and that is why we provide continued support to local non-profit organizations, military members and community organizations."

George Bieber

Director - Public Safety

"We take safety seriously here at AVP and I am dedicated to ensuring that all policies are followed and enforced."

Eric McKitish

Director - Marketing & Communications

"I love working at AVP because the staff is amazing and there is so much to offer. From first-class amenities to a comforting and stress-free environment, you can't ask for much more!"

Stephen Mykulyn, P.E.

Director - Engineering

"AVP offers all of the amenities needed to keep travelers comfortable, safe, and provide a stress-free experience. I am proud to be a part of AVP."

Making our community soar.
Bi-County Airport Board

  • Tim McGinley
    Luzerne County (Chairman)
  • C. David Pedri, Esq.
    Luzerne County
  • Lee Ann McDermott
    Luzerne County
  • Jerry Notarianni
    Lackawanna County
  • Debi Domenick
    Lackawanna County
  • Chris Chermak
    Lackawanna County

Become an Ambassador

The Airport is looking for volunteers who are at least 16 years of age and are willing to work a minimum of one four-hour shift per week. • Outgoing Personality • Good Communications Skills • Reliable

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