Board of Directors

Jerry Atkin
Jerry Atkin

Jerry Atkin
Chairman of SkyWest, Inc. & subsidiaries

  • Joined SkyWest in 1974 as Director of Finance
  • Served as CEO from 1975-2015
  • Elected Chairman of the Board in 1991
  • Currently serves on the Board of Directors of Zions Bancorporation
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Chip Childs
Chip Childs

Chip Childs
President and Chief Executive Officer of SkyWest, Inc.

  • Became CEO of SkyWest, Inc. in January 2016
  • Appointed to the Board January 2016
  • Joined SkyWest Airlines in 2001 as Vice President – Controller
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy

  • Member of the Board since 1986
  • Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, Air Lease Corporation
  • Lead Director
  • Chair – Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member – Compensation Committee
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Henry J. Eyring
Henry J. Eyring

Henry J. Eyring

  • Member of the Board 1995-2003; since 2006
  • President, Brigham Young University – Idaho
  • Previous director of the MBA program at Brigham Young University
  • Member – Compensation Committee
  • Member – Audit & Finance Committee
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James L. Welch
James L. Welch

James L. Welch

  • Member of the Board since 2007
  • CEO, YRC Worldwide, Inc.
  • Member – Audit & Finance Committee
  • Member – Safety & Compliance
  • Member – Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee
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W. Steve Albrecht
W. Steve Albrecht

W. Steve Albrecht

  • Member of the Board 2003-2009; since 2012
  • Gunnell Endowed Professor of Accountancy and Wheatley Fellow at Brigham Young University
  • 2017 Outstanding Directors honoree by Utah Business and National Association of Corporate Directors - Utah Chapter
  • Chair – Audit & Finance Committee
  • Member – Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee
  • Financial Expert
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Ronald J. Mittelstaedt
Ronald J. Mittelstaedt

Ronald J. Mittelstaedt

  • Appointed to the Board October 2013
  • Chairman, President and CEO Waste Connections, Inc.
  • Member – Compensation Committee
  • Member – Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member – Safety & Compliance Committee
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Keith E. Smith
Keith E. Smith

Keith E. Smith

  • Appointed to the Board October 2013
  • President and CEO, Boyd Gaming
  • Chair – Compensation Committee
  • Member – Audit & Finance Committee
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Andrew C. Roberts
Andrew C. Roberts

Andrew C. Roberts

  • Member of the Board since May 2015
  • Executive Chairman, Ryan Herco Flow Solutions LLC
  • Chair – Safety & Compliance Committee
  • Member – Audit & Finance Committee
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Meredith S. Madden
Meredith S. Madden

Meredith S. Madden

  • Member of the Board since May 2015
  • CEO of NORDAM Group, Inc.
  • Member – Safety & Compliance Committee
  • Member – Compensation Committee
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