Whalley is a certified member of the International Association of Airport Executives and a board member of the Regional and Community Association of Canada.
“We conducted an extensive search, but ultimately it was Mike’s passion for the airport and his local connections that set him apart from other candidates,” said Fred Legace, Regional Executive for Vantage. “Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position. He understands the importance of the airport as an economic engine for the communities and businesses in the region.”
Whalley has worked at North Peace Regional Airport since 2007 in a number of positions of increasing responsibility.
Vantage manages the airport under a long-term lease agreement with the North Peace Airport Society.