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HAC would like to recognize the important contribution of all of HAC’s committees and their individual members, but particularly our Committee Chairs – past and present, for their efforts to advance the interests of Canada’s helicopter community.  Our Committees really do the heavy lifting, and make important recommendations that improve the circumstances in the Canadian helicopter industry.

 

Set out below is a list of past and present Committee Chairs:

 

AIR TAXI

Walter Palubiski, Managing Director, Northern Mountain Helicopters, 1995-1997
Ron Ellard, Ops Manager, Turbowest Helicopters, 1998-1999
Terry Churcott, Ops Manager, Highland Helicopters, 2000-2003
Terry Jones, Yellowhead Helicopters, 2004-2005
Teri Northcott, President/Director of Operations, Resource Helicopters, 2005-2009
Jen Norie, VIH Aviation Group 2009-present

 

FINANCE

Don Wall, President, Canadian Western Helicopters, 1999-2003
Lynda Murdock, Chief Financial Officer, Alpine Helicopters, 2003-2008

 

FLIGHT TRAINING UNITS

Lyle Watts, President, Heli College Canada, 2000 - present

 

HELI LOGGING

Rick Carter, VP Operations, Coulson Aircrane, 1995-1999
Rita Carter, President, Helifor, 2000
Gary McDermid, VP Finance, Canadian Air Crane, 2000-2003
Dave Heyes, Business Manager, Canadian Aircrane, 2003-2008

 

IFR/EMS

John McIntyre, VP Operations, Cougar Helicopters, 1998-1999
Bob Toews, VP Operations, STARS, 2000-2004
Rick Burt, General Manager, Cougar Helicopter, 2004 - 2007
Bob Toews, General Manager, Stars Aviation Canada Inc., 2007 - present

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT (2008 Board Liaison – Don Filliter)

Mike Ter Kuile, Calgary Police Service, 2003-2005
Greg Lester, Pilot/Program Manager, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 2005-2007
Det/Cst Barry Mann, Chief Pilot, Organized Crime Agency, British Columbia, 2007-2008

 

MAINTENANCE & MANUFACTURING

Gerry Duykers, VP Maintenance, Helimax, 1998-2000
Gerry Duykers, Individual Member, 2000-2004
Jim Campbell, Helipro, 2004-2005
Cliff Lawrence, CHC Global Operation - 2005-present
Terry Eissfeldt, West Coast Helicopters - 2005-present

 

OIL & GAS PRODUCERS

Rob Gallagher, System Safety, Skyline Helicopters 2008 - present
Corey Taylor, VIH Helicopters 2008 - present
Mark Pellow, Shell Aircraft International 2008 - present

 

SAFETY

Geoff Goodyear, VP Operations, Universal Helicopters, 1996-1998
Brian Mycroft, Assistant Ops Manager, Vancouver Helicopters, co-chair 1999
Rick Banks, Safety Manager, Cougar Helicopters - 2006 - 2007
Alex Holliday, Safety Manager, Alpine Helicopters 1999 - present

 

UTILITY FLIGHT OPERATIONS

John Bosomworth, Safety Officer, Hydro One 2008 - present
 

GOLF TOURNAMENT

(This isn’t actually an HAC Committee, but we wanted to gratefully acknowledge Eric’s tireless efforts to organize our annual Vancouver Golf Tournament)

Eric Hicks, Director Marketing, Acro Aerospace, 1999 - present

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