In 2011, the city of Lewiston and Nez Perce County, the airport’s co-owners, established the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport Authority and a governing Board of Commissioners to administer airport operations and property. The Board has five members—two appointed by the city, two by the county and a fifth selected by the other four.
Note: In general, board meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
A lifelong resident of Lewiston, Idaho, William McCann graduated from the University of Idaho law school in 1964 and established a successful private practice in his hometown. Today, he’s also an accomplished rancher, an experienced land developer, and the recipient of countless awards for community service in organizations ranging from the Chamber of Commerce to the Jaycees. Bill has served 11 years on the Airport Advisory Authority Board. He’s a private pilot and a founding member and past president of the Lewis-Clark Air Festival, Inc.
Originally from Asotin, Washington, Verl Long graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Engineering. He has served as a unit commander in the National Guard, and is a licensed Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor in Idaho and Washington. His career took him to the Seattle area for many years where he became a private pilot. He returned to the Lewis-Clark Valley in 1995; he’s a past commander of the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Air Posse and a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).