The NACC is an association intended for all air carriers facing similar regulatory and policy issues. All large passenger air carriers are eligible for NACC membership, provided that they hold the certifications and licenses required in our by-laws.
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors is composed of senior executives from each member airline.
President and Chief Executive Officer, AIR CANADA
Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Public Affairs, AIR CANADA
President, AIR TRANSAT
Vice-President; Technical Operations, AIR TRANSAT
President, JAZZ AVIATION LP
Capt. Steven LInthwaite
Vice-President, Flight Operations, JAZZ AVIATION LP
Vice-President, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, WESTJET
Our team runs the day to day operations of the NACC.
Interim President and CEO
Suzanne brings over 35 years of aviation experience to the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC). Prior to joining NACC in July 2015, she held positions with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) where she liaised with international organizations, governments and industry stakeholders surrounding the globe to drive the development of global standards. She was also a frequent speaker at international industry conferences. Prior to this she worked for the Airports Council International (ACI World), served in the Canadian federal government and worked for a major Canadian airline. Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Education, with a specialization in Adult Education and graduated with distinction.
Janet Meldrum has been with the National Airlines Council of Canada since 2011. She provides financial, administrative and office communications assistance to the President and two Senior Directors.
She has over 30 years experience in various administrative roles with various federal departments such as Transport Canada Civil Aviation Medicine, Health Canada First Nations & Inuit Health Branch, Office of Nutrition Policy & Promotion, and Natural Resources Canada.
Many of the NACC’s activities are undertaken by our committees, representing the combined expertise of our member air carriers in the following fields: