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Advisory Committee

NAV CANADA has an Advisory Committee, comprised of 20 members, which conducts activities on behalf of the Board of Directors on matters relating to the ANS.  The 20-member Committee represents a broad spectrum of organizations with an interest in the ANS. Committee members are elected at the Annual General Meeting.

Eleven nominating associations (as they are defined in the Company's by-laws) appoint 19 members to the Committee, and there is one member-at-large. 

Captain David Deere Brett Patterson David Nowzek
Chair​ ​Vice-Chair ​Secretary

 

Advisory Committee Member 

Number of seats

 Nominating Association

Les Aalders
Air Transport Association of Canada

1

Air Transport Association of Canada

Paul McGraw
Airlines for America

Jeff Miller
International Air Transport Association

2

Foreign Air Operators Associations

Brett Patterson
Canadian Airports Council

1

National Airports Association

Captain David Deere
National Airlines Council of Canada

1

National Airlines Council of Canada

Fred L. Jones
Helicopter Association of Canada

1

National Helicopter Association

Anthony Norejko
Canadian Business Aviation Association

1

Non-Commercial User Association

Daniel Cadieux 
Air Canada Pilots Association

Peter Black
Air Line Pilots Association, International

2

Professional Pilots Associations

Bernard Gervais
Canadian Owners and Pilots Association

1

Recreational, Non-Commercial Aviation Association

Stephen Wilcox
Airport Management Council of Ontario

1

Regional Airports Associations

Janet Keim
Saskatchewan Aviation Council

David Nowzek 
British Columbia Aviation Council

Chris Mellen
Manitoba Aviation Council 

Bram Tilroe

Alberta Aviation Council 

Vacant Position

5

Regional Aviation Associations

Elizabeth Hurley
Air Traffic Specialists Association of Canada (ATSAC), Unifor Local 2245

Paul Cameron
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 2228

Peter Duffey
Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Association (CATCA), Unifor Local 5454

3

Unions

Todd Tripp
Regional Community Airports of Canada

1

Member-at-Large

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