About the Authors

Catherine van Heuven, author of Navigating Section 163 guide

Catherine M. van Heuven

Katie van Heuven is an attorney with the law firm, Kaplan Kirsch and Rockwell and has been representing airports for almost twenty years. Katie is an expert on a broad range of environmental and land use issues and specializes in airport and transportation projects. She frequently advises clients on projects involving federal environmental reviews under NEPA and related local land use regulations and has advised many airport sponsors regarding the implications of Section 163 of the FAA Reauthorization Act on proposed development projects. Katie has extensive experience advising airport sponsors on matters involving compliance with FAA rules and regulations applicable to planning and environmental review for major airport projects. She provides strategic counsel to numerous airports on matters related to compliance with federal grant assurances, drafting minimum standards and rules and regulations, and securing FAA approvals related to land acquisition and development

Katie can be reached at cvanheuven@kaplankirsch.com.

Kelly Moulton, author of Navigating Section 163 guide

Kelly Moulton, CM, ENV SP

From general aviation to commercial service airports, Kelly Moulton has more than 17 years of aviation environmental, planning and project management experience. Her technical background includes airport master plans, airport layout plans, land use and facility planning, environmental planning under NEPA & CEQA, regional system planning, sustainability planning, FAA grant coordination, alternative project delivery and airport capital improvement planning. As a former airport employee, Kelly also provides unique perspective and insight having worked at airports of varying size and type facilities.

Kelly can be reached at kmoulton@cscos.com.

Barbie Schalmo, author of Navigating Section 163 guide

Barbie Schalmo, AICP

Barbie Schalmo, AICP, leads C&S’s Land Use + Economics practice in their national aviation planning group. With a background in city and regional planning and real estate economics, she works with airports to strengthen economic sustainability and community benefit by identifying market-based opportunities and crafting land and economic development strategies in view of FAA requirements. Her experience spans integrative market and economic analyses, strategic real estate positioning, land use and site planning, stakeholder engagement, and development advisory services. She works across the country with airports of all types, as well as public and private entities outside aviation.

Barbie can be reached at bschalmo@cscos.com.