The Jacksonville City Council unanimously approved Mayor Donna Deegan’s appointment of Norman “Andy” Hofheimer to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority board.
Council voted 15-0 on Resolution 2023-0729 to confirm Hofheimer as part of the Nov. 14 consent agenda.
Hofheimer replaces Ray Alfred for a partial term ending Sept. 30, 2027.
Hofheimer retired as senior vice president of Regency Centers after more than 30 years and founded Sitehawks Realty in 2020.
A pilot and U.S. Navy veteran with more than 11,100 flight hours, he is a winner of the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award and served as the director of operations for the Florida Air National Guard 125th Fighter Wing.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.
The JAA operates Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport, Herlong Recreational Airport and Cecil Airport.
Board members may serve a maximum of two consecutive four-year terms.
The JAA board comprises seven members. Three are appointed by Jacksonville’s mayor and four are appointed by the governor.