The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Appoints Jeff Menasco as Director of Aviation

Feb. 3, 2023
Jeff Menasco
Jeff Menasco

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District has named Jeff Menasco as Director of Aviation for Truckee Tahoe Airport (TRK). Reporting to the General Manager, Mr. Menasco will manage the day-to-day operations for TRK. He began his new position on January 30, 2023.

Mr. Menasco brings 12 years of executive level leadership in operations and aviation to this position. He recently retired from the United States Air Force, most recently serving as Air Mobility Command, Deputy Director of Operations at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. In that position, he led 11 headquarter divisions, 15 operating locations and more than 500 people.

“After serving more than 28 years in the Air Force, I couldn’t be more excited to join the team at the Truckee Tahoe Airport (TRK),” said Mr. Menasco. “We’ve moved all over the world and look forward to re-establishing roots in northern California near our family. The opportunity to leverage my background and passion for aviation at TRK is the perfect match for my next professional chapter. One of the unique aspects of TRK is their robust engagement supporting the local community and I can’t wait to further advance this relationship.”

Mr. Menasco received his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from California State University. He went on to earn his master’s degree in Military Operational Art and Science from Air Command and Staff College and his master’s degree in National Security Studies from the National War College.