2017 Board of Directors

Red Deer Airport operates as a not-for-profit, non-share capital corporation, with bylaws documenting the governance. The airport board is comprised of 12 appointed directors representing the community at large and is tasked with providing governance along with developing strategic direction. The City of Red Deer and Red Deer County share the appointment of members equally.

Robert Kelham, Board Chair
Appointed by: Red Deer County

Archana Chaudhary, Vice Chair
Appointed by: The City of Red Deer

Al Tait
Appointed by: Red Deer County

Ben Antifaiff
Appointed by: Red Deer County

Tim Creedon
Appointed by: Red Deer County

Wayne McAllister
Appointed by: Red Deer County

Dave Minhas
Appointed by: Red Deer County

Carol Mah
Appointed by: The City of Red Deer

Dave Jones
Appointed by: The City of Red Deer

Eve Sira
Appointed by: The City of Red Deer

Paul Meyette
Appointed by: The City of Red Deer

Shannon Wyzykoski
Appointed by: The City of Red Deer

Airport Management


  • Graham Ingham

    Chief Executive Officer
  • Kayla Thorsen
    Kayla Smith

    Director, Airport Development, Communications & Marketing

  • Derwin Hein
    Director, Airport Operations

  • Graham St. Thomas
    Manager, Safety & Security