C. Charles Caputo and Katherine K. Hanley Join Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors

Published: December 12, 2014


Two new appointees have joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors.

The Honorable C. Charles “Chuck” Caputo is president of the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary and sits on the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation Board. He is a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates.

He was a telecommunications engineer with the federal government, serving as a member of the Senior Executive Service, and he retired from the Defense Information Systems Agency. Caputo has held positions on the Fairfax Area Disability Services Board, the Brain Foundation Board, the Fairfax County Election Process Improvement Commission and the Best Buddies of Northern Virginia Board. In addition, he has served on the Fairfax County Environmental Quality Advisory Council, the Northern Virginia Community College Board of Trustees, the Fairfax County School Board, the Association of Community Colleges Board and the Council for the Arts of Herndon.

He is a graduate of the City College of New York with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, and he earned a master’s degree in systems administration from George Washington University.

Caputo lives in Herndon, Virginia, and is an appointee of the governor of Virginia.

The Honorable Katherine K. Hanley is former Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia, former chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, former Providence District Supervisor and former member of the Fairfax County School Board. She served on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority Board of Directors, the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, the regional Transportation Planning Board, the Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee, and was appointed the Northern Virginia District representative on the Commonwealth Transportation Board. She also served as president of the Virginia Association of Counties and the Virginia Municipal League.  

Currently, Hanley serves on the board of directors for Inova Health System, the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, the Arts Council of Fairfax County, HomeAid Northern Virginia, Cornerstones and Voices for Virginia’s Children. 

Hanley earned bachelor’s degrees in French civilization and secondary education from the University of Missouri, and a master’s degree in teaching from Harvard University. 

She is a resident of Reston, Virginia, and is an appointee of the governor of Virginia.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, established in 1987 by the governments of Virginia and the District of Columbia, manages and operates Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International airports, which together serve more than 40 million passengers a year. The Airports Authority also operates and maintains the Dulles Airport Access Road and the Dulles Toll Road and manages construction of the Silver Line project, a 23-mile extension of the Washington region’s Metrorail system into Loudoun County, Va. No tax dollars are used to operate the toll road, which is funded by toll revenues, or the airports, which are funded through aircraft landing fees, rents and revenues from concessions. The Silver Line construction is funded by a combination of toll-road revenues, airport contributions and federal, state and local government appropriations. The Airports Authority is led by a 17-member board of directors, appointed by the governors of Virginia, Maryland, the mayor of Washington, D.C., and the president of the United States, and generates more than 387,000 jobs and 4.5 percent of GDP in the National Capital Region.