Eugene Airport Management Team
Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E., Airport Director
Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E., came to the Eugene Airport in January 2007 where she is now airport director overseeing the day to day operation of EUG. An Accredited Airport Executive, Cathryn serves on the Board of the American Association of Airport Executives and as chair of the AAAE Diversity Committee. She is past-president of the Northwest Chapter of AAAE and the Oregon Airport Management Association. Prior to her work in the aviation industry, Cathryn worked for 16-years in television news as a reporter, anchor, producer, and photographer, in addition to experience in radio and newspaper. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Technical Journalism from Oregon State University. Cathryn recently earned a Master of Science in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon and was awarded the prestigious Capstone Recognition Award for her research paper Best Practices in IoT Implementations at Small Commercial Service Airports. Cathryn serves on the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies Airport Cooperative Research Program Oversight Committee, the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council, and as ex-officio alternate on the Travel Lane County Board of Directors.
Andrew Martz, A.A.E., Assistant Airport Director - Communications and Development
Andrew Martz grew up in Eugene, OR and completed a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Oregon and earned a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Cal State Monterey Bay. An Accredited Airport Executive, Andrew currently serves on the Board of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), is the 1st Vice President on the Board of the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (NWAAAE), is Co-Chair of the NWAAAE Communications Committee, and serves as President of the Board for the Oregon Airport Management Association (OAMA). Prior to joining the management team at EUG, Andrew worked for Alaska Air Group, owned a marketing company in Monterey, CA, and worked in Hollywood, CA creating marketing for major motion pictures.
Patricia Newton, C.M., Assistant Airport Director - Finance and Administration
Patricia Newton grew up in Springfield, Oregon and earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Linfield College. Patricia began her public service career in 2000, working for Lane County Department of Children and Families. She came to the City of Eugene in 2010, working for the Planning and Development Department until joining the Eugene Airport in 2019. Prior to public service, Patricia co-owned a road construction company for 15 years. Patricia enjoys live music, travel, gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Tammie Hartje, C.M., A.C.E., Assistant Airport Director - Operations and Maintenance
Jody McNatt, A.C.E., Airport Operations Manager
Jody McNatt began her career at the Eugene Airport in August 2002 as an Airport Parking Control Officer and later moving to Facilities Maintenance as an Airport Worker 1. In 2006, Jody was promoted to Airport Operations and Security as an Airport Operations Duty Officer. During this time, Jody has earned multiple certifications, such as, NATA Certified Fueling Agent Inspector and an accreditation as an Airport Certified Employee (A.C.E) in Airport Operations. When Jody is not at the airport, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family.
Mike McNatt, Airside-Landside Maintenance Manager
Mike McNatt began his career at the Eugene Airport in 2002. Mike started his career at EUG in the airport operations department, later moving to airside-landside maintenance department where he became the Lead Worker. Mike was promoted to airside-landside maintenance supervisor in 2014, overseeing airfield compliance with FAA standards and landscaping on the public areas.
Chuck Mueller, Terminal Maintenance Manager
Chuck has lived (off and on) in Eugene since 2001 and loves living here. He started his professional career enlisting in The Marine Corps and has pursued many careers including Facilities work for a school district, automotive mechanic, work in the petrol chemical industry, and as a utility worker for a water company. His Career with the City of Eugene started in 2001 as a temporary worker in Public Works Engineering, where he was able to keep advancing as a lead worker and then supervisor and Project Manager. Chuck credits the city with the opportunities of personal and professional growth that helped him be successful in his pursuits and wanted to come back to work for the city again. Chuck was fortunate to get hired on at Public works maintenance in 2018 before coming to work at EUG Airport.
Mariah Mulcahy, Environmental Projects Manager
Mariah grew up in St. Helens, OR and completed a B.S. in Political Science and a B.A. in Sociology from Idaho State University. She then moved to Eugene in 2019 and earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Oregon. Prior to joining the management team at the Eugene Airport, Mariah worked for Lane County Land Management as a Planner. Outside of work Mariah enjoys spending time with family, hiking, and being outdoors.
Odette Oppe, C.M., Administration & Financial Compliance Manager
Odette Oppe grew up in the Philippines and graduated from University of Santo Tomas, Manila with a Bachelor of Science Mathematics degree. She worked as a database programmer in Manila before moving to Vancouver BC, Canada in 2003. She met her husband and moved to the United States in 2009. She has lived in Texas, Washington and Oregon. Odette is currently working for the City of Eugene, Eugene Airport as the Administration & Financial Compliance Manager. She manages the day to day financial operations of the airport, and ensures the organization is in compliance with rules and regulations of all grants, local, state and federal. Prior to coming to the airport, Odette was part of the Housing Team of the Planning and Development Department of the City of Eugene where she managed the Housing and Urban Development grants. Having family and friends all over the world, Odette enjoys visiting them and exploring new places.
Devin Sherrell, C.P.P., Ground Transportation Manager
Open at 3:30 a.m.*
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28801 Douglas Dr.
Eugene, OR 97402
28855 Lockheed Dr.
Eugene, OR 97402
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.