Boards & Committees

CCAA’s Board of Directors, as well as its other Boards and Committees, are made up of industry representatives in order to assist the CCAA to develop, promote and administer a comprehensive and effective human resources strategy for the Canadian aviation and aerospace industry. The Directors and Committee members kindly volunteer their time to help CCAA achieve its goals. 

CCAA Board and Committees:

  • CCAA Board of Directors
    • CCAA Audit Committe
    • CCAA Nominating Committee
  • CCAA Accreditation Board
  • CCAA Certification Board
  • CCAA National Standing Trade Advisory Committees
  • CCAA Youth Internship Advisory Committee (YIAC)

The members of the CCAA Board of Directors are:

  • Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)
    • Jim Quick, President & CEO
  • Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC)
    • Les Aalders, Executive Vice President 
  • Canadian Business Aviation Association
    • Rudy Toering, President & CEO
  • Colleges & Institutes Canada
    • Don MacDonald, Red River College, School of Transportation, Aviation and Manufacturing Dean
  • Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces (DND)
    • Col. Andrew Fleming, Director A4 Maintenance, 1 Canadian Air Division Headquarters
  • Canadian Federation of AME Associations
    • Dennis Lyons, Fast Air, Person Responsible for Maintenance 
  • Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC)
    • Fred Jones, President & CEO
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW)
    • Carlos DaCosta, Air Transportation Coordinator
    • Gérald Tremblay, Special Representative
    • David Chartrand, President, Directing Business Representative (District 11)
  • National Training Organization
    • Traci Brittain, Centennial College, Chairperson, Aerospace, School of Transportation
  • StandardAero Ltd.
    • John Leroux, PRM AMO 22-58, Director Quality

The Youth Internship Advisory Committee (YIAC) is composed of representatives from the Aviation and Aerospace Orientation Program instructors at the Air Cadet League of Canada, and Directorate of Cadets (DND).  The Youth Internship Advisory Committee (YIAC) members provide feedback on youth projects for instruction, student involvement, recruitment, career education and sector awareness strategies.