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.


 

Doug Ronan

Chair
Southern Ontario

Bill Mahoney

Past Chair
Newfoundland and Labrador

Ashlynne Dale

Eastern Vice-Chair
Southern Ontario

Ken Zachkewich

Western Vice-Chair
Alberta and Northwest Territories

Jim Bell

Secretary
Manitoba and Nunavut

Henry Vos

Treasurer
Alberta and Northwest Territories

Sigmund Sort

Director-at-Large
B.C. and Yukon

Warwick Patterson

Director-at-Large
B.C. and Yukon

Candace Pardo

Director-at-Large
Saskatchewan

Grant Bailey

Director-at-Large
Northern Ontario

David Sprague

Director-at-Large
Southern Ontario

Jonathan Beauchesne

Director-at-Large
Québec

Pierre Drapeau

Director-at-Large
Québec

Dr. Stephen McCarthy

Director-at-Large
Maritimes