Kimberly J. Becker
Kim Becker is the Director of Aviation for Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC), a position she assumed in September 2013. Kim is no stranger to SJC as she served Silicon Valley’s Airport in increasingly responsible posts for over 18 years prior to her appointment.
Kim became SJC’s Chief Operating Officer in 2011, and was the Assistant Director of Aviation since 2008. In these positions, she was responsible for the on‐going operations of the Airport’s Finance, IT, Planning and Development, Operations, Marketing and Facilities Divisions. She also developed the Airport’s operating strategy and set policies and priorities.
Her career in aviation and airport management has included operations and environmental positions at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank, California, and Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in business administration/aeronautics from Embry‐Riddle Aeronautical University based in Daytona Beach Florida. She is a resident of San José.
As Director of Aviation, Kim is responsible for leading SJC staff in achieving the organization’s mission to meet the air transportation needs of Silicon Valley residents and businesses in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.