John Plocher is a Ward 3 resident and has lived in Riverside for over 30 years. Commissioner Plocher began his term on the Airport Commission in 2013 and is currently serving as Vice Chair. Plocher was a Real Estate Broker for 30 years, and is currently the owner and C.E.O of Western Equity Partners and Akela Pest Control. Plocher graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. As a helicopter pilot, Commissioner Plocher brings a distinctive perspective to the Airport Commission.