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FORT MCMURRAY AIRPORT AUTHORITY
The Fort McMurray Airport Authority was incorporated under the provincial Regional Airports Authorities Act in 2009. The first board was formed in 2010 and acquired Fort McMurray Airport from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Under Alberta legislation, the Airport Authority is legally and financially independent, and operates as a non-share capital organization.
Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM) has a goal to be Canada’s premier regional airport. To reach this goal, YMM has made significant changes to services including:
YMM knows the airport is often the first and last impression visitors will have of Fort McMurray. Its goal is to create a relaxing, memorable airport experience that offers the best the region can offer.
To be Canada’s Premier Regional Airport.
FMAA are responsible stewards of their airport, achieving superior performance in the conduct of safe, secure, effective and efficient operations. Their airport businesses contribute significantly to the economy of the Region, Alberta and Canada.
For further information about the Fort McMurray Airport Authority, please visit their website at www.flyymm.com
The FMAA is entering its next stage of evolution which requires additional board governance/industry experience that this Director will provide. The Board currently consists of ten directors with a board chair. Directors are appointed through:
Daily operations are handled by a management team led by a President and CEO.
The Board convenes five times per year for scheduled board meetings. In addition, each Board member will serve on one of the three standing committees and participate in other special meetings as required.
The position will include the following responsibilities:
Given the extent to which this Director position can positively influence the future direction and success of the organization, the FMAA is seeking a Director who possesses a combination of the following knowledge, skills and experience:
Board experience or education:
Risk Management experience:
An excellent compensation package awaits the successful candidate.