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Geoffrey D. Gosling

Geoffrey Gosling is an independent consultant providing system planning, analysis and research expertise on a range of air transportation topics. He is conducting the City peer review for the Airport Futures project. Geoff has a Ph.D. in transportation engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and has served as a consultant and expert witness in the areas of airport planning, aviation system planning, and airline economics to a variety of clients, including the Federal Aviation Administration, the Southern California Association of Governments, San Francisco International Airport, the State of California, the Government of Canada, and the Inter American Development Bank.

From 1987 to March 2002, he was a member of the research staff of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and helped establish the National Center of Excellence for Aviation Operations Research, serving as its first program manager. He is a past chair of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Aviation System Planning and until early 2006 served as co-chair of the Working Group on Analytical Methods and Tools of the Global Aviation Information Network, a government/industry partnership to promote and facilitate the sharing of aviation safety information. He has published a wide range of technical reports, journal papers, and other articles in various areas of transportation, and is a co-author of the book Strategic Airport Planning.

Jacobs Consultancy

Joe Barden
Joe Barden
Joe Barden is the lead terminal planner on this project for Jacobs Consultancy. He brings over 23 years of experience as lead designer, planner, and project manager with an extensive portfolio of successful architectural and airport planning projects, including airport terminal planning and design and master plan development. His interior and architectural designs have been recognized through local awards and featured profiles. Joe is an expert in urban planning, airport master plan development, and program criteria document preparation and production, and has an extensive background in airport terminal planning and design experience.

C.F. Booth

C.F. Booth is a Director with Jacobs Consultancy and manages the Port’s consultant team for the Airport Futures project. He has over 30 years of aviation experience with expertise in airfield, terminal, operations and master planning. C.F. first worked for the Port of Portland in the early 1990s and has completed numerous projects at Portland International Airport. In addition, he has directed and managed major facilities planning projects at other airports throughout the United States including airports in Seattle, Dallas/Fort Worth, Memphis, St. Louis, Chicago, New York (all three major airports), Cincinnati, and Norfolk. Before joining Jacobs Consultancy, he was Regional Director of Corporate Real for American Airlines.


Linda Perry
Linda Perry has more than 20 years of experience specializing in economic studies, aviation demand forecasting, and comparative evaluations of airline service, route networks, and airfares. Linda has written papers on a number of emerging aviation industry issues, including the financial implications of regional jet service, air carrier gate use, and the response of major airlines to low-cost airline service. For the Airport Futures project, Linda is leading a team of experts charged with forecasting future aviation demand at PDX. The scope of this effort includes preparing forecasts for the 5, ten and twenty-plus year time horizons and flight schedules for each of the planning periods. Unique to this effort is Linda's collaboration with Geoff Gosling, the City of Portland's peer review consultant.
Kelly Rogers
Kelly Rogers
Kelly Rodgers is part of the Jacobs Consultancy team evaluating sustainability options for the master plan. She brings more than 10 years of experience working in sustainable development and community planning and design for David Evans & Associates (DEA), including experience with urban stormwater management planning and community design. Prior to working with DEA, Kelly worked in the Renewable Power Program at Portland General Electric, as a planner for the City of Portland, and as an intern with 1000 Friends of Oregon. In 1999, Kelly founded and was president of Urban Water Works, a non-profit organization that brings artists and scientists together to restore water in urban landscapes. In 2003, she was a founding member of Community Studio, which was conceived as a means for design students to provide planning and design services to community organizations who would otherwise be unable to afford these services. Her recent experience at DEA includes an Ecoroof Cost Benefit Evaluation, a Stormwater Marketplace Feasibility Study, and the Marx-Whitaker Green Street Inventory for the City of Portland, Oregon.

Holland Young

Holland Young is a director of Jacobs Consultancy's Airport Master Planning practice. He is a key member of the Jacobs Consultancy team with a focus on sustainability and environmental analysis.Holland has 27 years of experience in aviation planning. His experience includes airport master plans, site selections, environmental assessments, environmental impact statements, air service analyses, community involvement and educational outreach. Holland is actively involved in promoting aviation sustainability through Airports Council International and the Transportation Research Board initiatives. Prior to joining Jacobs Consultancy, he was responsible for ground-breaking sustainability initiatives at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.