Board of Directors

AIAC’s Board of Directors jointly oversee the activities of the association. AIAC’s current Directors are:

Composition of the Board of Directors 2015-2016:

Members of the Executive


John Maris Chair President, Marinvent Corporation
David Gossen Vice Chair President, IMP Aerospace & Defence
Jim Quick President & CEO AIAC
Dave Curtis Past Chair President & CEO, Viking Air Ltd
Keith Donaldson Honorary Treasurer & Secretary Vice President, Sales & Business Development, Apex Industries Inc.
Cynthia Garneau At Large President, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd.
Marc Parent At Large President & CEO, CAE Inc.
Mike Pley At Large Honeywell (COM DEV)
Pierre Pyun At Large Vice President, Government Affairs, Bombardier
John Saabas At Large President, Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.
Daniel Verreault At Large Vice President, Government Relations & Business Development, GE Canada




Bryan Akerstream Director, Business Development, KF Aerospace
Stewart Bain President, BCI
James Barnes Director, Business Development, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Boeing Canada
Charles Bouchard Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Canada
Tony Burgess President, TDM Technical Services
Jacques Comtois Vice President & General Manager, L-3 Communications MAS
Denis Giangi President & CEO, Rolls-Royce Canada Ltd.
Michel Grenier Vice President & General Manager, Thales Canada Avionics
Gilles Labbé President & CEO, Héroux-Devtek Inc.
Patrick B. Mann President, Patlon Aircraft & Industries
Lee Obst Managing Director, Rockwell Collins Canada
Kim Olson Senior Vice President, Standard Aero
Don Osborne President, Information Systems, MDA
Michel Potvin President & CEO, Esterline CMC Electronics
Kevin Russell Vice President & General Manager, Asco Aerospace Canada Ltd.
David Schellenberg Chief Executive Officer, PJM Investments
Ian Scott Executive Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Telesat Canada
Romain Trapp President & CEO, Airbus Helicopters Canada
Phil Underwood President & CEO, Magellan Aerospace Corporation
Tim Whittier Director, Government Relations-Landing Gear, UTC Aerospace Systems