ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota Office of Aeronautics Director Cassandra Isackson has named Kathy Vesely from her staff Assistant Office Director effective November 6, 2013. In addition to having a passion for aviation, Vesely brings with her 35 years of transportation knowledge and experience including a background in surveying, engineering and planning. Vesely has worked in the Office of Aeronautics since 2000. She has been serving as the Aviation Planning Director for Aeronautics for the past 5 years. Kathy Vesely and her husband are active pilots and own a restored 1968 Cessna Cardinal. She can be reached at 651-234-7193 or via email at Kathy.Vesely@state.mn.us.