Airports AIP Finance Branch


The Airports AIP Finance Branch is responsible for planning, formulating, directing, implementing, evaluating, and reporting on grants-in-aid to airports programming activities funded through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP), Supplemental Discretionary AIP, component AIP programs, and certain related grant programs. This includes overseeing the specific allocation of funds to each of a broad range of airport improvement projects and associated initiatives such as noise mitigation, environmental sustainability, the Military Airport Program, and special national safety initiatives as well as crafting new programs related to sustainability, new technologies, value-enhancements, and environmental stewardship.

General Inquiries

  • Phone: 202-267-3831
  • Fax: 202-267-5302

Staff Directory

Name Position Telephone Responsibilities
Kay Ryder Manager (202) 267-8170  
Laura Bachurski Management and Financial Analyst (202) 267-3543
  • BIL/IIJA Budget Accounting Liaison 
  • Reconciliation
  • Annual Report Congress
  • Delphi Support
Vacant Management and Financial Analyst  
  • Grant Agreements/Assurances
  • AIP Handbook
  • Policy Analysis & Guidance
  • Suspension & Debarment
Angel L. Georgiev Management and Financial Analyst (202) 267-9895
  • AIP/Supplemental Delphi
  • Reconciliation
  • Budget/Accounting Liaison
  • Reporting
  • Funds Control
Laura Maurath Management and Financial Analyst (202) 267-6082
  • COVID Relief/BIL Delphi
  • Reconciliation
  • Budget/Accounting Liaison
  • Reporting
  • Funds Control
  • Contracts Support
James Pugh Management and Financial Analyst (202) 267-9593
  • Indirect Cost Rates
  • Cost Allocation Plans
  • Co-Sponsorship Reporting & Agreements
  • Grant Agreements
Petra Schultze Management and Financial Analyst (202) 267-3347
  • Federal Regulations
  • Indirect Cost Rates
  • Bid Protests/Procurement
  • Policy Guidance
Talesa Wilson Management and Program Analyst (202) 267-7170
  • Audit Liaison
  • Regional Audits
  • Policy Guidance

Last updated: Friday, March 08, 2024