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Board of Directors


GARDN’s current Board of Directors reflects the interests and concerns of its public, private and academic stakeholders.


  • Jim Quick (President), Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

OEMs and intermediate size companies

  • Michel Dion, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada
  • Jonathan Hack (Secretary), Bombardier Aerospace
  • Rex Hygate, Esterline CMC Electronics
  • Sylvain Larochelle, Pratt & Whitney
  • Dave T. O’Connor, Magellan Aerospace


  • Donald Ball, DB Geoservices
  • John Jastermski, MDS


  • Anoush Poursatip, University of British Columbia
  • David Zingg, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

Research Center

  • Jerzy Komorowski, National Research Council Canada

Scientific Directors

  • James Corrigan, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada
  • Hayley Ozem, Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Stephen Colavincenzo, Bombardier Aerospace

Research Networks

  • Dominique Collin, X-Noise
  • Denis Faubert (Treasurer), CARIC, CRIAQ


  • Myrka Manzo, Air Canada

Specific Expertise

  • Richard Gold, McGill University
  • Richard Legault, Institut de la confiance dans les organisations


  • André Bernier, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Ex officio members

  • Denis Godin, Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada
  • Sylvain Cofsky (Executive Director), GARDN
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