Governing Board

The Polk County Aviation Authority (PCAA) is the owner and operator of the Ankeny Regional Airport. The board members set policy, direct operations and appraise the airport’s performance.

The board is composed of seven representatives appointed by the local government partners that form the PCAA: Polk County (3 members), Altoona (1 member), Ankeny (2 members), Bondurant (1 member).

Jeff Wangsness, Chairperson

Todd Ashby, Secretary

Dr. Paul Novak, Treasurer

Brant Anderson

Bill Gardner

John Barber

Jake Nilles



Paul Moritz, Airport Manager

Jennifer Sease, Administrative Services Director

Amy Beattie, Attorney

Janet Binder, Accountant

Margaret Waldschmitt, Recording Secretary