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SASKATOON AIRPORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Saskatoon, SK: Today, Saskatoon Airport Authority (SAA) is happy to announce the nomination of three new members, Clint Weiland, Lee Braaten and Todd Brandt to its Board of Directors. 
 
With the addition of these new members, the Board announces the retirement of long-standing Board members, Leslie Prosser and Brent Schuler, who have both served on the Board since 2012. “The Saskatoon Airport Authority has benefited immensely from Leslie and Brent’s commitment, dedication and support to the Board”, expressed Stephen Maybury, President & CEO of Skyxe Saskatoon Airport. “We are grateful for their time, enthusiasm and leadership and will continue to benefit from their contributions as we focus on the future with optimism and resilience.”  
 
The nomination of SAA’s newest Board members was made public today by David Weger, SAA Board Chair at its Annual Public Meeting, which was pre-recorded and posted to the SAA website due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19. Mr. Weiland was nominated by the City of Saskatoon and replaces Leslie Prosser. Mr. Braaten and Mr. Brandt were both nominated by the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce and replace Brent Schuler and the vacancy left by the late Bob Korol.  
 
“We are pleased to welcome Clint, Lee and Todd to our Board,” states David Weger. “These new members to the Board bring a wealth of experience and knowledge that will play a key role as SAA continues executing on its Vision to be Canada’s most valued airport experience.”  
 
To watch the SAA 2021 Annual Public Meeting, visit www.skyxe.ca.    
 
 
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For more information contact:  
 
CJ Dushinski VP, Business Development & Service Quality

Skyxe Saskatoon Airport

306-975-4952

cdushinski@skyxe.ca  
   
 
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. 

 
About Clint Weiland 
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 currently works as Assistant General Counsel, Potash with Nutrien Ltd. in Saskatoon, and has served in various roles as in-house legal counsel with Nutrien for over 16 years.  In addition to pension board experience, Clint has volunteered with the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatoon from 2007 to 2011 and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada from 2016 to 2020.  He also currently serves a member of Council for the Saskatchewan Branch of the Canadian Bar Association.   
 
 
About Lee Braaten 
Lee Braaten, FCPA, FCA is a Partner and City Leader with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) Saskatoon. With over 35 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. Lee has volunteered his time with many boards and organizations and is presently serving as Treasurer to the Board of Directors of Saskatoon Community Services Village and The United Way of Saskatoon and Area. 
 


About Todd Brandt 
Todd Brandt 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 conventions, sport, and cultural events. 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 inaugural Board for four years. Todd is now exploring his entrepreneurial interests and has co-formed a national group of Tourism professionals in a new venture called Destinate Group Limited.  
 

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