Our Executive Team

 

Nancy Barber

Nancy Barber

President

An aerospace senior executive with over 20 years of in-depth experience in operations, supply chain, and program management, Nancy Barber has spent much of her career in a product development environment involving large-scale clean sheet commercial and business aircraft programs. Nancy owns her own consulting business, Barber Complete Consultancy Inc, and is currently active in the aerospace industry, focused on sustainable aviation, product strategy and business development.

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Executive Director

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J. Leigh Kras

J. Leigh Kras

Program Coordinator & Administrator

J. Leigh Kras (she/her) has spent decades cultivating wide-ranging experience in administration, event management & planning, consulting, and customer service.
 
 
Rebecca Hatton

Rebecca Hatton

Communications

Rebecca Hatton is Senior Communications and Marketing Specialist at Commissionaires Ottawa Group located in Ottawa, Ontario, responsible for Commissionaires Ottawa, ADGA Group Consultants Inc., and ComNet Networks and Security.  She holds a Bachelor of Public Relations, and Masters of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University. Rebecca has worked on and written content such as, newsletters, articles, proposals, technical documents and more. She has worked on event planning for local, national and international tradeshows and conferences.
 
Wintta Ghebreiyesus

Wintta Ghebreiyesus

School Engagement/Partnerships

Wintta K. Ghebreiyesus, Founder & COO of Moon Trades and PhD candidate in Aerospace Engineering, is a leader in aerospace innovation and sustainability. With significant experience including executive roles in aerospace organizations, she co-founded Agri-Tech Canada focusing on environmental sustainability through bio-economics and carbon capture. 

Sarah Ghazi

Sarah Ghazi

Volunteer Lead East Coast

Sarah is an enthusiastic Aerospace professional working for MDA where she currently assists with the Lunar Gateway program for NASA. Her passion for Aerospace heightened when she joined Bombardier in 2019 to work in the supplier compliance team in the role of overseeing a number of suppliers for the manufacturing of Global 7500 high-speed business jets.
 
Shelby Jessiman

Shelby Jessiman

Volunteer Lead West Coast

Shelby Jessiman, an Occupational Health, and Safety professional with over 10 years experience in the manufacturing industry. Shelby completed her Manufacturing Safety Officer (MSO) designation through the Manufactures Health and Safety Association, OHS Certification through the University of Alberta and has an Associates of Arts Degree from Dawson Community College.
 
Stephanie Fazzari

Stephanie Fazzari

Volunteer Lead

Stephanie is Legal Counsel for De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph and law degree (LLB) from the University of Birmingham (UK). She first entered the aerospace industry as an articling student at Bombardier working within the commercial aircraft division.