Environmental Stewardship Division


Physical Address
San Antonio International Airport
9800 Airport Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78216

Mailing Address
Aviation Department
9800 Airport Blvd.   Terminal A, Mezzanine
San Antonio, TX 78216

Administrative Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Airport 24 Hour
Communications Line


  • Russell J. HandyContact Russell J. Handy
    Aviation Director
  • Thomas BartlettContact Thomas Bartlett
    Aviation Deputy Director
  • Ryan E. RochaContact Ryan E. Rocha
    Chief of Operations
  • Loyce D. ClarkContact Loyce D. Clark
    Chief Asset & Planning Officer


The Environmental Stewardship Division is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state and local environmental laws through education, training, inspection, analysis, design, implementation and enforcement.

Subject Matter Purview

  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program (SWP3) and SPCC
  • Noise and Operations Monitoring, Flight Tracking, Noise Inquiries
  • Soil Management and Recycling Plan
  • Sustainability Plan (Recycling and Conservation)
  • Asbestos and Lead Abatement
    Alternative Fueling Electric Vehicle Charging
  • Solar Projects


Environmental Stewardship Manager

Steven K. Southers, C.M., J.D., B.S. Biology
SBN 18863050

Sr. Environmental Protection Officer

Chris Yzaguirre, M.S.

Noise Abatement and Sustainability Officer

Joshua Heiss

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