The Southern Illinois Airport Authority is responsible for the development, construction, maintenance, expansion and improvement of the Southern Illinois Airport. Members are appointed by the cities of Carbondale and Murphysboro, Carbondale and Murphysboro Townships and the Jackson County Board. The City of Carbondale has one appointed representative to the Board.
Members of the Southern Illinois Airport Authority are:
Steven Kunce (Chair)
Curt Graff (Vice Chair)
Carl Stoker (Secretary )
Gary R. Shafer (Airport Manager)
Elaine M. Vitello (Mayor Appointed)