Alumnus Spencer Horowitz was recently appointed to the San Jose (Calif.) Airport Commission. The commission provides management oversight of San Jose’s Mineta International Airport, which services more than 8 million passengers annually.

Horowitz has an undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering technology from the Academy of Aeronautics. He graduated in 1981. He also has a master’s of business administration from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s of science from Kean University in New Jersey.

Born in New Hyde Park, on Long Island, he now lives in the Silicon Valley area of California, near San Jose, where he runs his own business communications firm.

Horowitz was appointed to a three-year term. He was the only candidate among the 13 considered who received the highest recommendation from the San Jose Project Diversity Screening Commission, which interviews and vets all candidates for city commissions.


Spencer Horowitz