VANCOUVER ISLAND, July 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Comox Valley Airport
Commission (CVAC) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Keith Tatton
to its Board of Directors.
Keith brings more than 47 years of business acumen with him to the Comox
Valley Airport's Board of Directors. As the independent operator of
Cumberland Ready Mix and then later Cumberland Sand and Gravel, he has
been a prominent member of the Comox Valley business community for many
"Keith has an extensive history of community service and has served on
the boards of a number of community, business and trade associations,"
said Comox Valley Airport Commission Chair, Linda Oprica. "His
valuable managerial and financial skills, combined with his enthusiasm
and community spirit, make him a wonderful addition to the Board."
Keith has served on the boards of several business and industry
organizations including: the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce, the
North Vancouver Island Construction Association, the Vancouver Island
Construction Association and the British Columbia Construction
"The Comox Valley Airport is an essential economic driver for northern
Vancouver Island and it is my absolute pleasure to serve the Comox
Valley Airport Commission and the community in this manner," said
Volunteerism is also a big part of Keith's life. His business raises
thousands for worthwhile community groups annually and he currently
sits on the Boards of the Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial and the
Comox Valley Community Foundation.
Keith fills the Chamber of Commerce nominee vacancy, a position formerly
held by Brad Minton. His appointment was endorsed earlier this month
and he attended his first board meeting on July 16.
"The airport is extremely important to the Comox Valley business
community of which Keith is an active member," said Tracey McGinnis,
Chair of the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce. "I have worked with
Keith closely on the Chamber Board and I have no doubt that he will
serve the airport and the community well."
The Comox Valley Airport Commission is the governing authority for the
operation of the Comox Valley Airport. The nine-member Commission is
broadly representative of the Comox Valley community and its members
are nominated by the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village
of Cumberland, the Comox Valley Regional District, the Comox Valley
Chamber of Commerce and the Comox Valley Economic Development Society.
CVAC is a federally incorporated, not-for-profit entity. It was
established through letters patent in 1996.
For more information about Keith Tatton and the Comox Valley Airport
Commission's Board of Directors visit www.comoxairport.com and look under About Us/Corporate Governance.
SOURCE: Comox Valley Airport
For further information:
Comox Valley Airport
Phone: 250-890-0829 ext. 253