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DIEPPE – The Greater Moncton International Airport Authority (GMIAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of James Lockyer, Luc Elsliger and Jean Corriveau to the Board of Directors.

Welcoming the appointment, Airport Authority Chair of the Board of Directors, Mr. Chris Bacich, said “We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Lockyer, Mr. Elsliger and Mr. Corriveau to the GMIAA Board. James Lockyer brings a wealth of experience in aviation. He is an active private pilot and aircraft owner with instrument, single and multi-engine ratings. Luc Elsliger brings much knowledge in business law, in particular with corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial real estate and general corporate commercial law. As for Jean Corriveau, he’s known for his excellent leadership skills and has a proven track record in business growth, especially in the IT sector. At the same time, three Board Members have had their terms expire and we would like to thank Maurice Richard, who was also the Board Secretary and Treasurer, Roland Colette and Clifford Lavigne for their valuable contributions and strategic insight over these past nine years.

A few facts on James Lockyer:

  • Is a lawyer and professor, his area of expertise is Civil Procedure, the Law of Sales and both Appellate Advocacy and Trial Advocacy
  • From 1983 to 1999, Lockyer held public office in various roles such as Moncton City Councillor, member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of New Brunswick for Moncton West, Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Minister of Education and Minister of Supply and Services. His last Cabinet post was Solicitor General
  • Extremely active on various Boards in the community

A few facts on Luc Elsliger:

  • Currently a Partner at Stewart McKelvey specializing in corporate/commercial law for businesses and a member of the firm’s board of directors
  • A supporter of the New Brunswick legal community as an instructor and presenter in the area of corporate/commercial law and past president of the Greater Moncton Lawyers’ Association
  • Supports community efforts linked to child and youth initiatives as the Past Vice-President of both the Dieppe Boys and Girls Club and Dieppe Minor Hockey Association and current President of GoDieppe, a committee of citizens working on building a new community centre in Dieppe

A few facts on Jean Corriveau:

  • Vice President of Operations at BMM Testlabs, a fast-growth technology company
  • Board Member with Venn Innovation in Moncton since October, 2015
  • Selected as one of the participants in the NB Proud campaign and has a passion for our local growth

As a financially independent, not-for-profit corporation, the GMIAA has been able to attract some of the region’s strongest leaders to its Board of Directors to oversee the organization’s strategic direction. With operating revenues in excess of $18 million annually and providing air service to more than 665 thousand passengers in 2017, the GMIAA is a strong economic leader, delivering a total regional economic impact of over $665 million annually.


 About Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM)

YQM is a progressive airport and the leading airport in the central Maritimes. 24/7/365 – everyone associated with the airport strives to provide superior air service to passengers travelling all over the world and to the global cargo industry -safe, convenient, efficient, bilingual and businesslike.

YQM also strives to maximize its contribution to local and regional economic and community development – it currently drives over
$665 million of economic activity annually, making it one of the top private-sector economic contributors to New Brunswick’s economy.

Your economy. Your airport.


For more information:
Julie Pondant
Corporate Communications Specialist
506-856-5459 or 506-962-2830