Guiding Principles 

Vision

We are Canada’s Premier Regional Airport.

Mission

We are responsible stewards of our airports, achieving superior performance in the conduct of safe, secure, effective and efficient operations. Our airport businesses contribute significantly to the economy of the Region, Alberta and Canada.

Corporate Values

  • Excellence in Safety, Security and Environment Performance

  • Commercially Focused, Fiscally Responsible, Business Sustainability

  • Exemplary Customer Service

  • Leadership

  • Teamwork

Key Success Drivers

  1. To optimize the customer experience by leading a high performing airport team that provides superior facilities and services.

  2. To be financially sustainable and environmentally responsible.

  3. To foster effective stakeholder relations.


Leadership

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.

Management Team

Daily operations are handled by a management team led by a President & CEO. 

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RJ Steenstra

President
& Chief Executive Officer

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Cuyler Green

Vice President, Operations

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Denean Robinson

Director of Finance

Board of Directors

The Airport Authority is governed by a board of ten directors with a board chair. Directors are appointed through:
• Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
• Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce
• Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
• Canadian Union of Public Employees
• Fort McMurray Airport Authority

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Michael Chwelos

Board Chair

Appointer: Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

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Joanne Day

Board Member

Appointer: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

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Corie Flett

Board Member

Appointer: Fort McMurray Airport Authority

 
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Sheldon Germain

Board Member

Appointer: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

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Linda Huebscher

Board Member

Appointer: Canadian Union of Public Employees

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Allan Kallal

Board Member

Appointer: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

 
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Bill McGoey

Board Member

Appointer: Fort McMurray Airport Authority

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Mildred Ralph

Board Member

Appointer: Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce

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Colin Solbak

Board Member

Appointer: Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce

 
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Peter Zebedee

Board Member

Appointer: Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers