OTTAWA AIRPORT BOARD NOMINATES NEW MEMBERS
Claude Bennett, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier
International Airport Authority is pleased to welcome two new members to the
Peter Vice, Q.C., is a partner in the law firm of Vice & Hunter, who is
very involved in the legal community as well as the local community, through
fundraising and participation in various local charities.
James Wright is a Chartered Accountant with a financial consultancy practice
and retail business in Ottawa. He is active in the community, and is a Director
with the Royal Ottawa Health Care Foundation.
“The Board of Directors is looking forward to working with both Peter
and Jim, particularly with the opening of the new passenger terminal building
in October” said Bennett. He added, “I know these fine gentlemen
will continue a tradition of active involvement”.
The 2003 Board of Directors is comprised of:
OMCIAA operates Ottawa International Airport without government subsidies under
a 60-year lease transfer agreement with Transport Canada. The Authority’s
mandate is to manage, operate and develop Airport facilities and lands in support
of the economic growth of the National Capital Region. Its 40-year old terminal
building was last expanded in 1987. Since that time, passenger traffic has increased,
necessitating the Airport’s current expansion project.
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Krista Kealey (613) 248-2050
Director of Communications and Public Affairs