Mayor Annise Parker announced that she has selected the new Houston Airport System Director–Mario C. Diaz.
With more than 20 years of experience in the transportation industry Diaz has held positions with New Jersey Airports, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and John F. Kennedy Airport. He is a licensed private pilot with instrument certification.
A native of Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, Diaz graduated from Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He holds an M.B.A. in finance from Rutgers Graduate School of Business Administration in New Jersey. His nomination requires confirmation by Houston City Council.
It looks like the Mayor has been quite meticulous and thoughtful in her recent choices for key positions. You have to like that.