Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, the President and Staff live our Vision Statement and Core Values in everything we do. It sets the tone for the governance and operations of the Abbotsford International Airshow.

Vision Statement

The Abbotsford Airshow will be a premier showcase of aviation excellence and will inspire dreams to take flight.

Core Values

Excellence – Exceeding the expectation of guests, members, volunteers and the community through quality performances, experiences and service.

Passion – Fostering passion for aviation and inspiring people to be involved in aviation through education and experience.

Community – Engaging with and contributing to our community.

Integrity – Being accountable through good stewardship, teamwork and transparency.

Leadership – Being a leader in the airshow industry by living our vision, mission and goals. Willingness to collaborate and engage in all relationships to enhance aviation.

What does the Airshow Society Board do?
  • The Societies Act and the AIAS Bylaws define the role and responsibilities of the Board in strategic planning, goal setting, policy making, performance monitoring, asset protection, accountability obligations and setting the standards for society conduct as well as defining areas of governance and board evaluation.
  • The Board manages the governance affairs of the AIAS, with the support of the AIAS President and Staff. It consists of 11 members, who meet monthly and participate on a variety of committees.
  • Directors do not receive remuneration for their services; however, they may be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses incurred while fulfilling their duties.
  • Directors terms are elected by the AIAS Membership each year at its AGM. With 3 of 11 positions being elected by the Abbotsford Flying Club.
  • The board is diverse in competencies and skills that work together for the betterment and sustainment of the Abbotsford International Airshow.
  • The Society’s Constitution, Bylaws and Policies are available upon request to any member of the society.

If you wish to contact the Board of Directors, they can be reached by email at:

Board of DirectorsTitle
Stacey IrwinChair
Ken KendallVice Chair
Stu McIntoshTreasurer
Alison EbbsSecretary
Trevor ClausDirector at Large
John EnglishDirector at Large
Dianne GarnerDirector at Large
Ken HildebrandtDirector at Large
Steve StewartDirector at Large
Tom TimmDirector at Large
Ruth WiebeDirector at Large