Saskatoon, SK: Today, Saskatoon Airport Authority (SAA) welcomes David Weger as the new Chair of the Board of Directors, and Susan Milburn as the new Vice-Chair. The Saskatoon Airport Authority is also happy to announce the nomination of two new members, Tara Reichert and Tammy Van Lambalgen to its Board of Directors.
With the addition of these new members, the Board announces the retirement of long-standing Board members, James Kerby and Russel Marcoux, who have both served on the Board since 2011. “Saskatoon Airport Authority has benefited from Jim’s unwavering commitment as Board Chair and Russel’s guidance as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee over the past two years”, expressed Stephen Maybury, President & CEO of Skyxe Saskatoon Airport. “They have both dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to our Board over the years and their leadership and expertise have been an invaluable asset to the Corporation.”
The nomination of SAA’s newest Board members was made public today by James Kerby at its Annual Public Meeting, which was pre-recorded and posted to the SAA website due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19. Ms. Reichert was nominated by the RM of Corman Park and replaces Russel Marcoux. Ms. Van Lambalgen was nominated by the City of Saskatoon and replaces James Kerby.
“We are pleased to welcome Tara and Tammy to our Board,” states David Weger, newly appointed Board Chair. “As we continue to serve our community, the professional knowledge, leadership and expertise from our entire Board will help shape, guide and direct our Airport through these challenging times and into a brighter future.”
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Skyxe Saskatoon Airport
About Skyxe Saskatoon Airport
Skyxe Saskatoon Airport is operated by Saskatoon Airport Authority. Skyxe Saskatoon Airport is a partner in developing Saskatoon and Saskatchewan by delivering the most valued airport experience in Canada. The Saskatoon Airport saw 1.49 million passengers in 2019, the second busiest year in their history.
About Tara Reichert
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.
Tara 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 commercial building and new school developments. She has worked with a variety of different procurement methods including fast track, design build and traditional design-bid-build.
In addition, Tara 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 variety of capacities including special procurement task force and as a member of the board of directors.
Tara along with a U of S classmate founded FEAT (Female Engineers, Architects and Technologists) after they recognized there was 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.
About Tammy Van Lambalgen
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 Resources Committee. She is also the Chair of the Saskatchewan Mining Association and a Director at the Nutrien’s Wonderhub, acting as Board Chair for three years.