Eugene Airport Management Team
Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E., Acting Airport Director
Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E., came to the Eugene Airport in January 2007 where she is now assistant 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 a vice 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, C.M., I.A.C.E., Acting Assistant Airport Director
Andrew Martz grew up in Eugene, OR and completed his BS in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Oregon, and earned his Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Cal State Monterey Bay. Andrew obtained his Certified Member status with the American Association of Airports Executives and currently serves on the Board of the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives, is Co-Chair of the NWAAE Communications Committee, and the Leadership Eugene Springfield Steering Committee. Prior to joining the management team at EUG Andrew worked for Alaska Airlines. Previously he worked in Hollywood, CA creating marketing for major motion pictures and owned his own marketing company working with wineries and commercial real estate firms in the San Francisco Bay area.
Patricia Haley, Director of Finance and Administration
Patricia Haley is the director of finance and administration at the Eugene Airport. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Management in 2007 and has over 19 years of experience in public finance and administration. Prior to coming to the Airport, Patricia managed the Planning and Development Department Administration Team and provided financial management for the Urban Renewal Agency and Parking Program. She has managed intergovernmental grants between County, State and Federal organizations with Lane County and at the City of Eugene Planning & Development Department. 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.
Dan Durazo, Project Compliance Manager
Daniel Durazo, came to the Eugene Airport from the City of Eugene’s engineering department in 2009 as the Airport Project Manager. Daniel oversees the day to day construction operations at the Airport. Daniel is responsible for managing construction of both airside-landside development and maintenance facilities. Part of Daniel’s day to day operations include; project planning, coordinating work with government regulatory agencies to ensure activities comply with federal, state and local laws, policies along with rules and regulations. Daniel also works closely with consultants and contractors overseeing the construction design review.
Tammie Hartje, C.M., A.C.E., Airport Security Manager
Tammie started with the City of Eugene in October 2002 and joined the Eugene Airport Administration in December 2004. In 2006, Tammie moved into Airport Operations as the Airport Compliance Coordinator, administering the credentialing program and regulatory manuals. She worked closely with the TSA as an alternate Airport Security Coordinator to ensure regulatory compliance. Tammie has a Bachelor of Science from Western Oregon University. Tammie has earned her Airport Certified Employee (A.C.E) accreditation in Airport Security and obtained her Certified Member status with the American Association of Airports Executives in 2019. Tammie loves to travel, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time.
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.
Sarah Puls, R.E.H.S., M.S., Environmental Project Manager
Sarah Puls began her career as an Environmental consultant for 7 years for a local engineering and geology firm in Eugene. She is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (R.E.H.S) in the State of Oregon. Sarah comes to the airport from Lane County where she worked as an Environmental Health Specialist for Lane County for the past 7 years as the administrator for the Safe Drinking Water Program. Sarah is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Systems Management with a concentration in environmental management. Sarah has furthered her education obtaining a Master’s of Science in Occupational Safety and Health with a concentration in environmental management through Columbia Southern University. Sarah brings with her a knowledge and experience of all aspects of environmental health and environmental protection. Sarah is the current president of the Oregon Environmental Health Association and a member of the National Environmental Health Association.