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Leadership

Message from the Chair & CEO

The Board of Directors at Skyxe is made up of an outstanding group of people that have a focus on providing strategic direction and oversight to ensure that Saskatoon Airport is meeting the future needs of a larger community with an expanding economy.

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CEO & Board Members

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Stephen Maybury

President and CEO

Stephen Maybury graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree and a Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree in International Aviation from Concordia University. Stephen is a registered Professional Engineer, Accredited Airport Executive and a Certified International Trade Professional.

In 1994, Stephen began his professional air transportation career in commercial aviation and subsequently transitioned into the airport business. He worked with various airports across Canada including the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Charlottetown Airport Authority, and Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.  In 2012, Stephen was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Saskatoon Airport Authority to strategically build corporate success and deliver Canada’s most valued airport experience.


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David Weger

Nominated by: City of Saskatoon

Originally from Saskatchewan, Dave has a thirty-three year aviation career as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with international experience.  After starting in Saskatchewan, he took a three-year contract in Saudi Arabia with Mobil Oil New York, providing flight support for the East-West Pipe line project across the Arabian Desert and international flights.  Dave joined Imperial Oil in 1984, based in Inuvik, providing flight support for its Arctic drilling program. He transferred to Calgary with Imperial Oil, and while working nights studied Avionics Technologies at SAIT, receiving the President’s Honors and the Canadian Airlines scholarship for high academic standing.  In 1991 he transferred to Toronto with Imperial Oil before joining PotashCorp as Chief Maintenance Engineer in 1997. Dave was also formerly a member of an industry steering group with Montreal based Bombardier Aerospace, responsible to develop the initial certification maintenance program which was approved by Transport Canada, FAA, and EASA for the highly successful Global Express and the Challenger 300 aircraft. 

In addition to his technical training, Dave is a U of S College of Commerce Raj Manik Entrepreneur of the year award recipient - Business Administration program, and has completed the U of S Edwards School of Business Effective Executive program.  He has completed Aviation Law - Aircraft Purchase and Lease, with distinction from IATA Montreal, International Negotiation, with distinction from ITA Montreal, and Project Management for Aerospace Professionals from the University of Kansas.  David is currently the Sr. Director of Administration with the PotashCorp and was project lead for the new STARS Hangar and procurement of the STARS AW139 helicopter.


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Susan Milburn

Nominated by: Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada

Susan Milburn is a long-time resident of Saskatoon and a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, earning a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration degrees. She has been employed in the investment industry for many years, and currently serves as Vice President and Branch Manager for Raymond James Ltd.

Susan has served on many boards, both in the for-profit sector and in the charitable sector. She has experience at the board table with provincial crown corporations, a university, a municipal multi-purpose facility and serveral not-for-profit organizations, as well as experience gained as a pension plan trustee. In addition, she has volunteered as a mentor with leadership candidates in a Saskatoon based program, Raymond James Mentor program, and served as a member of an Advisory Council to Raymond James in the U.S. 

Susan has been included in Saskatchewan Business Magazine's annual list of 10 Most Influential Women, received the Alumni Service Award from the U of S Alumni Association, and been named a Woman of Distinction by Raymond James. 


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Bill Hogan

Nominated by: Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Saskatchewan

Bill graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce and has an array of experience in growing businesses and community development.

Bill is a management professional leader with over 15 years of experience in leading projects across diverse business markets. He has been responsible for setting budget objectives and goals and meeting bottom-line profit and loss objectives. He’s developed abundant project skills in the areas of marketing, finance, human resources and strategic planning. Bill has led business development and community planning initiatives in Northern Saskatchewan communities, including Athabasca.

Bill had been the President of the La Ronge and District Chamber of Commerce and his office is the recipient of Minister’s Award for Innovation for Training work with Women’s shelters.


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Bert Munro

Nominated by: Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce

Bert Munro received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan after a Diploma in Water Resources Engineering Technology through SIAST which was preceded by studies in Biology at the University of Manitoba.

Recently retired, Bert Munro was a Vice President and the General Manager of Associated Engineering for the Saskatchewan & Manitoba Region, where he was responsible for the business and engineering operations of the company.  He was also the Vice President and General Manager of ATAP Infrastructure Management and the Director of the Asset Management Division for the Associated Engineering Group of Companies.  With over 35 years of experience in municipal and water resources engineering, project and business management Bert has developed a keen interest in the roles of the engineer, contractor, owner, and the public, in infrastructure planning, development, and management.  Bert has been involved in Infrastructure Planning, Bylaw and Policy Development, and as the principal responsible on projects such as the Owner’s Engineer for the Regina Bypass P3, the City of Saskatoon Raw Water Supply and, the Avenue H Water Treatment Plant Expansions.

A Past President of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan, the Western Canada Water and Wastewater Association and the Consulting Engineers of Saskatchewan, Bert has also served as a Volunteer with the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering; the University of Saskatchewan; SIAST; the Columbarium at St. John’s Cathedral; and the Canadian Cancer Society.


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Brian Heinrichs

Nominated by: Saskatoon Airport Authority

Brian Heinrichs is a Partner in Assurance and Advisory Services with Virtus Group LLP in Saskatoon.

With over 20 years of public practice experience, Brian has been focused on audit and financial reporting throughout his career and works with numerous financial institutions, private companies, and not-for-profit organizations throughout Saskatchewan.

Brian holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation, a Chartered Accountant designation and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Winnipeg. Brian also facilitates Board training in the areas of governance and risk management. Brian is a member of the firm's Best Practices Committee (Chair) and Audit Services Group, as well as the Allinial Global Canadian National Standards Committee, and was involved with marking and content development of the national exam for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada for 16 years. Brian previously served for six years on the Board of a private post-secondary college, including terms as Board Chair and Chair of the Audit and Finance committee.


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Kaylynn Schroeder

Nominated by: Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada

Kaylynn Schroeder is a senior business leader with over thirty years of high profile leadership focusing on human resources and building capacity within organizations. She has been active in board governance for many organizations over the last several years, focused on managing risk. Very involved in the community, Kaylynn has served on several not-for-profit boards as a director and is currently serving as a director on the Royal University Hospital Foundation (RUHF) board and the Women Leading Philanthropy initiative at RUHF.


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Tammy Van Lambalgen

Nominated by: City of Saskatoon

Tammy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctor degree graduating from the University of Saskatchewan in 1993. Starting her career in Calgary, Tammy practiced law at a large firm before moving to in-house counsel at Shell Canada. In 2003, she returned to Saskatoon to join Orano Canada Inc. Since joining Orano she has enjoyed a variety of responsibilities leading to her current position of Vice President, Chief Corporate Officer overseeing human resources, legal, communication and corporate social responsibility. 

In addition to her role at Orano Canada, since 2013 Tammy has served on the Board of Directors of SaskPower, a Saskatchewan crown corporation, and currently is the Chair of the Governance and Human Resouces Committee. She is also the Chair of the Saskatchewan Mining Association and a Director at the Nutiren's Wonderhub, acting as Board Chair for three years. 


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Tara Reichert

Nominated by: The Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344

Tara received her Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. She is registered to practice engineering in both Saskatchewan and British Columbia. 

She has 17 years experience in providing structural engineering services in the building sector. Tara was a partner in JC Kenyon Engineering and has recently started a consulting engineering practice, Levity Engineering & Consulting. Her past project experience as a lead structural engineer includes: West River Landing Development, Dakota Dunes Hotel and a variety of different procurement methods including fast track, design build and traditional design-bid-build. 

She is an active volunteer at the University of Saskatchewan at the College of Engineering and served as a sessional lecturer for the fourth-year course "Design of Reinforced Concrete." Since 2007, she has volunteered with the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies | Saskatchewan in a variety of capacities including special procurement task force and as a member of the board of directors. 

Tara co-founded Female Engineers, Architects and Technologists (FEAT) after recognizing there was a need in our community for women in minority engineering and related technical fields to casually connect and converse with one another. FEAT currently has 200 members. 

 


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Todd Brandt

Nominated by: Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce

Let's start with the most important stuff first. Todd is married to Judy, a retired Registered Nurse. Together, they are enjoying the high quality of life found in Canada's most beautiful city, spending time with their six children and seven grandchildren. 

Todd has lived in Saskatoon for over 42 years, completing a University Honours degree in Ecology in 1982.

Todd is an experienced tourism professional with 36 years of leadership in destination management and tourism product development and innovation. Todd recently retired from his position as President & CEO of Tourism Saskatoon, where he served for 23 years. During that tenure he sat on executive committees for 52 national and international convention, sport, and cultural events, including Chair of Rendez-Vous Canada, our country's largest international Travel Trade Event. 

Todd participated in the Saskatoon Air Services Group for 17 years, 13 as Chair, and represented them on the Community Consultative Committee. Todd was a founding Director of the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (now Sport Tourism Canada) and sat on the inagural Board for 4 years. Todd was honoured to receive the 2020 Canadian Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2017, Tourism Saskatchewan's Chairman Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Prior to Tourism Saskatoon, Todd worked for the Meewasin Valley Authority as Director of Public Programs. This included an exciting two years seconded to Wanuskewin Heritage Park leading up to its opening in 1992. 

Todd is now exploring his entrepreneurial interests and has co-formed a national group of Tourism professionals in a new venture - Destinate Group Limited. Destinate specializes in tourism business and strategic planning, governance, marketing, and public engagement consulting. In his spare time, he plans to drop four strokes off his current handicap!


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Lee Braaten

Nominated by: Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce

Lee Baaten, FCPA, FCA, is a Partner and City Leader with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in Saskatoon.

With over 25 years in public practice, Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Saskatchewan in 1984. Lee obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1986 and his Fellow Chartered Accountant designation in 2009. Lee has spent his career working with private companies and public entities providing assurance and related services to a variety of management, ownership and governance structures across many industries. He has worked with companies that have experienced mergers and aquisitions, divestitures, succession planning and transition, emerging business opportunities and financial challenges and difficulties. In addition, Lee has been part of the leadership of PwC managing the execution of strategic change and business transformation for the Saskatoon practice. 

Lee has volunteered his time with many boards and organizations including Past Chair of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan, Past Chair of the Board of Directors of Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation, Past Director of the Board of the Directors of the Saskatoon Club, and Past Member of the Senate of the University of Saskatchewan. Lee has also been a sessional lecturer in Introductory Auditing and Assurance in the undergraduate program at the University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business.

Lee is presently serving as Tresurer to the Board of Directors of Saskatoon Community Services Village and The United Way of Saskatoon and Area. Lee is also enrolled in the Directors Education Program jointly presented by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Business Management. 


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Clint Weiland

Nominated by: City of Saskatoon

A life-long resident of Saskatoon and area, Clint received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in 1995 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1998, both from the University of Saskatchewan. With over 20 years of legal experience in both private practice and as in-house counsel, he has focused on providing strategic legal advice in areas of law including construction and large expansion projects, securities and corporate governance, aviation, real property and leases, occupational health and safety, and litigation.

Clint was engaged in providing legal support in the merger of PotashCorp and Argium in 2018 to form Nutrien. He has served in various roles as in-house legal counsil with Nutrien for over 16 years. In his current tole, Clint provides strategic legal support to Nutrien's Potash Business Unit and is a member of its leadership team. 

In additional to pension board experience, Clint has volunteered with the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatoon from 2007-2011 and Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada from 2016 to 2020. He also currently serves as a member of Council for the Saskatchewan Branch of the Canadian Bar Association. 


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