Steven Kjergaard – Airport Director

Steven Kjergaard joined the Waterloo Regional Airport in February of 2024.

Kjergaard has nearly 20 years of experience managing smaller airports. Prior to coming to Waterloo, he was the Airport Director in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho where he led the development of its Master Plan. Before being in Idaho, he was the Airport Director in Williston, North Dakota where he recruited multiple airlines to operate and helped secure $265 million in federal, state and local dollars for a relocation project.

Kjergaard has a marketing degree from Minnesota State University with a minor in aviation management.

Sheila Combs – Airport Bookkeeper

Sheila has a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and has been with Airport Administration since December 2003.  She is also co-owner and CFO of a small construction company.

In addition to crunching numbers, Sheila enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, attending country music concerts, riding Harleys and caring for her 4-legged brood – a Corgi mix dog, two horses and three barn cats.

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