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Memphis City Council approves reappointment of Gregory Fletcher to Airport Authority Board

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (October 8, 2021) – The Memphis City Council has approved the reappointment of Gregory Fletcher to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Fletcher, who was nominated by Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, has served on the MSCAA board since September 2019. His new term will expire on December 31, 2027.

Fletcher is a retired attorney and most recently was a shareholder at the Memphis firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz. He is a commercial pilot and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served as a Naval Aviator. His father, ­­­­Willard Fletcher, was the second President and CEO of MSCAA, serving from 1975-1985.

Fletcher currently serves on the board of directors for IRIS Orchestra, Inc. A published author, his book Intrepid Aviators was released in 2012.

He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

“With his aviation experience, business acumen and community involvement, Gregory Fletcher has been an integral part of the MSCAA board for the past couple of years,” said Pace Cooper, Chairman of the MSCAA Board of Commissioners. “His reappointment ensures continued stability and expertise for our board as we work together to navigate our airport’s future.”