Board of Directors

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

Members of the Executive

Cynthia Garneau Chair President, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd.
Patrick Mann Vice Chair President, Patlon Aircraft & Industries
Jim Quick President & CEO AIAC
David Gossen Past Chair President, IMP Aerospace & Defence
Keith Donaldson Honorary Treasurer & Secretary Vice President, Sales & Business Development, Apex Industries Inc.
Brad Audette At Large Director, Engine Programs, MTU Maintenance Ltd.
Charles Bouchard At Large Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Canada
David Curtis At Large President & CEO, Viking Air Ltd
Marc Parent At Large President & CEO, CAE Inc.
Mike Pley At Large President, Pley Consulting Inc.
Pierre Pyun At Large Vice President, Government Affairs, Bombardier
John Saabas At Large President, Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.
Daniel Verreault At Large Director for Canada, Military Systems Operation, GE-Aviation



Bryan Akerstream Director, Business Development, KF Aerospace
James Barnes Director, Canada – Global Marketing, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Sylvain Boisvert General Delegate, SAFRAN
Brad Bourne President & CEO, Firan Technology Group Corporation
Tony Burgess President, TDM Technical Services
Jacques Comtois Vice President & General Manager, L-3 Communications MAS
Stewart Cramer Chief Executive Officer, Vertex Precision Manufacturing Ltd.
Denis Giangi President, Rolls-Royce Canada
Daniel Goldberg President & CEO, Telesat
Michel Grenier Vice President & General Manager, Thales Canada Avionics
Amandeep Kaler General Manager, Avcorp Industries Inc.
Gilles Labbé President & CEO, Héroux-Devtek Inc.
John Maris President, Marinvent Corporation
David Muir President, GasTOPS Ltd.
Lee Obst Managing Director, Rockwell Collins Canada
Kim Olson Senior Vice President, StandardAero
Michel Potvin President & CEO, Esterline CMC Electronics Inc.
Kevin Russell Vice President & General Manager, Asco Aerospace Canada Ltd.
Romain Trapp President Canada & COO North America, Airbus Canada
Tim Whittier Director, Government Relations-Landing Gear, UTC Aerospace Systems
Daniel Zanatta VP, Business Development, Marketing and Contracts, Magellan Aerospace Corp.
To be appointed MDA