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About the Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation

The Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation is a not-for-profit, non-share capital corporation that manages the Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB). The Greater Sudbury Airport is one of Northern Ontario's busiest and is currently served by Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, Porter Airlines and Sunwing Airlines. Air Canada offers daily flights to and from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, which provides worldwide connections, while Porter Airlines offers daily service to and from downtown’s Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which connects passengers to various Canadian and U.S. destinations. Regular scheduled flights provided by Bearskin Airlines offer air service to and from many Northeastern Ontario centres.

Corporate Purpose

Corporate Purpose

Purpose

Committed to safe, accessible, and customer focused air transportation enabling economic growth in Greater Sudbury through partnerships with business, government, and our community. Fly Sudbury.

Behaviours

  • Safe
  • Passenger Focused
  • Team Oriented
  • Partnership Minded
  • Entrepreneurial

Expected Results

  • Passenger Satisfaction
  • Investment Efficiency
  • Employee Engagement
  • Operational Effectiveness
  • Profitability

Our Leadership

Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation

The Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation (SACDC) was formed and assumed ownership and governance of the airport following the transfer of the facility from Transport Canada under the National Airport`s Policy on March 31st, 2000. An eleven (11) member Board of Directors oversees the affairs of the airport. The SACDC operates as an independent, financially self-sustainable Corporation that does not receive financial assistance from the municipal tax base.

The composition of the Board includes; two (2) City of Greater Sudbury Councillors, two (2) appointments from the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) and seven (7) citizens.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

  • Oversee the development and approval of the Strategic Plan
  • Define and safeguard the SACDC organizational mission, values and operating principles
  • Governance of the corporation through policies and planning objectives
  • Select and support a Chief Executive Officer to who the executive leadership is delegated
  • Secure sufficient resources to finance SACDC programs and operations

Join our Board of Directors

The Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation (SACDC) is seeking engaged and qualified candidates to serve on their Board of Directors. This is a volunteer position with a term appointment of one to three years. A Director can serve on the Board for up to nine consecutive years. The deadline for all applications is 4 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2024.

The SACDC is a not-for-profit corporation that is responsible for the management and operation of the Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB). It is one of Northern Ontario’s busiest airports. Its corporate purpose is to be committed to safe, accessible, and customer focused air transportation enabling economic growth in Greater Sudbury through partnerships with business, government, and our community. #FlySudbury

To apply for this position, please download the application form and submit your completed application with a cover letter and resume via email to airport@flysudbury.ca or by mail to:

Suzette Lepage, Executive Coordinator
Greater Sudbury Airport
5000 Air Terminal Drive,
Suite T202, Garson, Ontario,
P3L 1V4.

Deadline for all applications is 4 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2024.

SACDC Board 2023-2024

  • David Paquette

    David Paquette

    Chair of the Board

  • Abbas Homayed

    Abbas Homayed

    Vice Chair of the Board

  • Richard Picard

    Richard Picard

    Treasurer of the Board

  • Diane McFarlane

    Diane McFarlane

    Secretary of the Board

  • Brent Battistelli

    Brent Battistelli

    Past Vice Chair

  • Todd Cochrane

    Todd Cochrane

    Director of the Board

  • Romina Calisi

    Romina Calisi

    Director of the Board

  • Boris Naneff

    Boris Naneff

    Director of the Board

  • Bill Best

    Bill Best

    Director of the Board

  • Mike Parent, Director

    Mike Parent

    City of Greater Sudbury Councillor, Ward 5

  • Michael Vagnini, Director

    Eric Benoit

    City of Greater Sudbury Councillor, Ward 2

  • Giovanna Verrilli

    Giovanna Verrilli

    Chief Executive Officer

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