Message from Chief Bart Meekis, Chair Wasaya Group Inc Board

Wasaya Airways
Wasaya Airways LP

Wayasa Airways aircraft provide a vital connection to remote northern communities, and profits that should help people in the member communities.
Wayasa Airways aircraft provide a vital connection to remote northern communities, and profits that should help people in the member communities.

Message from Chief Bart Meekis, Chair Wasaya Group Inc. Board

THUNDER BAY – The Wasaya Group wishes to inform our membership, our employees and our customers of some recent changes in our leadership. 

The Board of Directors of Wasaya Group Inc. would like to acknowledge the retirement of Tom Kamenawatamin from the role of President and CEO of WGI. We thank him for his many years of service and wish him well in his retirement. 

MaryEllen Thomas, a long-time WGI employee acted as President / CEO after Tom Kamenawatamin’s retirement. She has now left the Wasaya Group and we thank her for her eleven years of service. 

The Board of Directors have appointed Tom Morris to act as the President and CEO of Wasaya Group Inc. on an interim basis in addition to his continuing role as President and CEO of Wasaya Airways LP. Tom Morris has been the President and CEO of Wasaya Airways LP for the past 12 years and has demonstrated a good understanding and working relationship with all of the Wasaya Group of Companies. 

All operations will continue as normal during this transition. 

The Chiefs of the owner First Nations are overseeing this transition to ensure that the needs of our community members, our customers and our employees remain our priority. We, the Wasaya Chiefs believe in the bright future of our companies, and are committed to make that happen. 

Please direct any inquiries about our businesses to Tom Morris, CEO of Wasaya Airways Limited Partnership and Acting CEO of Wasaya Group Inc. at 807-473-1200

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