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Lydia H. Kennard, Director since 2022
Ms. Kennard is President and Chief Executive Officer of KDG Construction Consulting (KDG) and Quality Engineering Solutions (QES). KDG provides program and construction management services to public and private clients throughout California and the Western United States, and QES provides pavement engineering and construction inspection services throughout North America. Since 2007, Ms. Kennard is also a founding principal of KDG Aviation, LLC, an operator and developer of general aviation facilities.

Ms. Kennard served as the Executive Director of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the country’s second largest airport system, from 1999 through 2003 and again from 2005 to early 2007. During Ms. Kennard's tenure, the LAWA airport system included four airports and had annual budget of nearly $1 billion.

Ms. Kennard holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, a Master’s degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and Management from Stanford University.

Her professional career has spanned corporate law, real estate development, and urban planning, and she has served as a director and trustee for several publicly-traded companies and nonprofit organizations. Currently, Ms. Kennard serves on the boards of Prologis, Freeport McMoran, and AECOM, and she serves as a Life Trustee for the University of Southern California.