ONCC General Meeting - June 1
At the ONCC General meeting on Friday, June 1, the Commission welcomed Dr. Belur Shivashankara (Shankar) of Boeing. Dr. Shankar is the Senior Technical Fellow and Executive responsible for innovating and incorporating low noise technologies at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Dr. Shankar addressed how technological advancements in aircraft have led to quieter engines and a smaller noise footprint.

Airport/Noise 101
Commission members attended a workshop on Friday, June 16 that included presentations of Airport 101 and Noise 101. 

Fly Quiet Committee Update
The Fly Quiet Committee held its first meeting on June 19, 2018. Committee members discussed and reviewed the proposed Mission Statement, Objectives and Guiding Principles as well as the Work Plan. The next meeting is scheduled for July 19, 2018 at the Aviation Administration Building. View Meeting Summary.
Commission Evans to Step Down; Mayor Emanuel Names Jamie Rhee New Commissioner of Aviation
The City of Chicago announced that CDA Commissioner Ginger Evans is stepping down on August 1 after leading Chicago’s aviation system for three years. During her tenure, Commissioner Evans successfully negotiated with O’Hare International Airport’s airline tenants to complete the parallel runway modernization, secure an $8.7 billion terminal expansion plan and expand international service. Additionally, she was instrumental in initiating the coordination of an interim Fly Quiet Plan, addressing nighttime noise concerns for impacted communities.

Starting her career with the City of Chicago in 1994 as an airport information officer, Jamie Rhee has worked for the city for nearly 24 years in various roles, currently serving as Chief Procurement Officer for the City.

Upcoming Meetings
Fly Quiet Committee
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 9:30am
Aviation Administration Building, 10510 W. Zemke Rd.

Technical Committee
Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 9:00am
Mount Prospect Village Hall, 50 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, IL

Strategic Planning Session
Thursday, August 16, 2018, 9:00am
Aviation Administration Building, 10510 W. Zemke Rd.