2017 ATAC Board of Directors

Following the November 14th 2016 Meeting of its Board of Directors ATAC is pleased to introduce the Board for 2017.

Executive Committee

  • Chair of the Board: Heather McGonigal, Director of Flight Operations - Transwest Air
  • President & CEO: John McKenna, President & CEO – ATAC
  • First Vice-Chair: Steve Hankirk, President - Canadian North
  • Second Vice-Chair: Eric Edmondson, President – Air Georgian
  • Honorary Treasurer: Quentin Smith, President - Pacific Coastal Airlines
  • Honorary Secretary: Dennis Cooper - Sky Wings Aviation
  • Past Chair: Tracy Medve, President – KF Aerospace


  • Philip Earle, President & CEO - Air Labrador, Goose Bay, Labrador
  • Joseph Sparling, President - Air North, Whitehorse, YK
  • Gord Johnston, Senior Vice President, Sales - Cargojet, Mississauga ON
  • Douglas McCrea, President - Central Mountain Air, Smithers, BC
  • Bob Lamoureux, President - EnviroTech Aviation, Nisku AB
  • Brock Friesen, President & CEO - First Air, Kanata, ON
  • Jim Rogers, President - Flair Airlines, Kelowna, BC
  • Patrick Coulter, Director, Business Development, Commercial Training - Flight Safety Canada, Toronto, ON
  • Eric Scott, Vice President, Flight Operations and Safety - Harbour Air, Richmond, BC
  • Dan Glass, President – Mitchinson Flying Center
  • Peter Scheiwiller, General Manager - North Cariboo Air, Calgary, AB
  • Joan Williams, Chair of the Board - Ottawa Aviation Services, Ottawa, ON
  • Naomi Nind, Partner - Gowling WLG
  • Calvin Ash, Vice President - Provincial Airlines
  • Lynne McMullen, Director Business Dev., School of Aviation - Seneca College, North York, ON
  • Robert Connors, General Manager - Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre, Breslau, ON
  • Mark Williams, President - Sunwing Airlines, Etobicoke, ON