Our Board

 

About COPA’s Board of Directors

COPA’s Board of Directors is a national volunteer board comprised of members across the country that help govern Canada’s largest pilot association. COPA’s Board of Directors oversees the organization and helps set its strategic priorities. Members of the board are elected by COPA’s members. Scroll down for a full list of our board members.

Nominations and Elections

The most recent nomination period was held between November 2023 and January 2024. An election was held for our Northern Ontario region between February and March 2024. Ratification of incoming board members will be conducted at COPA's annual general meeting this upcoming June 9, 2024 in Mount Hope, Ontario.

Strategic Priorities

COPA's Board of Director's set strategic priorities for the association. These can be viewed here.

Annual General Meeting

COPA is hosting its 72nd annual general meeting on June 9, 2024 to ratify new board members, inform COPA members of key activities, and provide an opportunity for members to receive an update on the association’s fiscal performance.

Register here.


 

Doug Ronan

Chair
Southern Ontario

Bill Mahoney

Past Chair
Newfoundland and Labrador

Ashlynne Dale

Eastern Vice-Chair
Southern Ontario

Sigmund Sort

Western Vice-Chair
B.C. and Yukon

Grant Bailey

Secretary
Northern Ontario

Pierre Drapeau

Treasurer
Québec

Warwick Patterson

Director-at-Large
B.C. and Yukon

Robert Jaap

Director-at-large
Alberta and Northwest Territories

Candace Pardo

Director-at-Large
Saskatchewan

Becky Dueck

Director-at-large
Manitoba and Nunavut

Jonathan Beauchesne

Director-at-Large
Québec

Dr. Stephen McCarthy

Director-at-Large
Maritimes

Robert Hammond

director-at-large
Maritimes