People

People

WAA Executives

Barry Rempel
President & Chief Executive Officer

Catherine Kloepfer, FCPA, CGA, FCA
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer

Vince Dancho, CPA, CMA
Vice President, Operations

Pascal Bélanger
Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer

WAA Management Team

Robert Bachart

Director, Commercial Assets

Kim Bilcowski
Director, People & Culture

Darryl Dowd

Director, Operations

Dawn Kohinski

Director, Security & Airside Safety

Tyler MacAfee
Director, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs

Scott Marohn

Director, Air Service & Product Development 

Jim McLandress
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Jay Pasemko

Director, Planning, Infrastructure & Special Projects

Nicole Stefaniuk, CPA, CA
Director, Finance

Shona Suderman

Director, Information Technology

 

Board of Directors

Nominated by the City of Winnipeg

D. Greg Doyle, FCPA, FCA
Corporate Director

Scott Penman
Corporate Director

Kimberley Gilson 
Partner, Duboff Edwards Haight & Schachter Law Corporation

Nominated by The Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce

Gerry Glatz
Owner, Teledisc Systems

Nominated by Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.

Paul Soubry
President & CEO, New Flyer Industries and Motor Coach Industries

Nominated by the Government of Canada

Ross Robinson
Chairman & CEO, B.A. Robinson Group

Don Boitson
Vice President, North American Operations, Magellan Aerospace Ltd.

Nominated by the Province of Manitoba

Eugene Kostyra
Corporate Director

Nominated by the Rural Municipality of Rosser

Thomas Payne Jr. (Chair)
President, Payne Transportation LP

Nominated by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

B.J. Reid, FCPA, FCA (Vice Chair)
Vice President, Fund Services and Chief Financial Officer, Investors Group Mutual Funds

Sangeet Bhatia, CPA, CA, CMC
Partner, Consulting, Deloitte Inc.

Appointed by the Winnipeg Airports Authority Board

Brita Chell, FCPA, FCA
Chief Financial Officer, G3 Canada

Paul Vogt
President & CEO, Red River College

Arthur Mauro (Chair Emeritus)
Corporate Director

Gord Peters
President, Cando Rail Services Ltd.

Donna Price, FCPA, FCGA
Corporate Director

The Board also has the following Committees:

Audit Committee

  • D. Greg Doyle, FCPA, FCA (Chair)
  • Don Boitson
  • Brita Chell, FCPA, FCA
  • Gerry Glatz
  • Eugene Kostyra
  • Scott Penman
  • Gord Peters
  • B.J. Reid, FCPA, FCA

Governance Committee

  • Kimberley Gilson (Chair)
  • Sangeet Bhatia, CPA, CA, CMC
  • Thomas Payne Jr.
  • Donna Price, FCPA, FCGA
  • Ross Robinson
  • Paul Soubry
  • Paul Vogt

Airport Committees

Community Consultative Committee

The Community Consultative Committee provides for effective dialogue and dissemination on matters relating to Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, including airport planning and plans, operational aspects of the airport, and municipal concerns. For more information about, or questions for, the Community Consultative Committee please contact Andrea Borys, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors.

Community Consultative Committee Members:

Loren Remillard
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

James Wilson
Deputy Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade



Colin Ferguson
Travel Manitoba



Dayna Spiring
Economic Development Winnipeg

Doug McNeil
City of Winnipeg





Lance Vigfusson
Deputy Minister of Infrastructure



Grand Chief Derek Nepinak
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs



Jeff Traeger
United Food & Commercial Workers Union



Wendell Wiebe
Manitoba Aerospace Association



Chief Ronald Evans
Norway House Cree Nation

Chuck Davidson
Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

WAA Representatives include:



Barry Rempel
President & Chief Executive Officer



Catherine Kloepfer, FCPA, CGA, FCA

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer