Geoff Goodyear

1st Vice Chair

Geoff Goodyear spent the majority of his working career as a helicopter pilot and recently retired as the President and CEO of Universal Helicopters Newfoundland and Labrador LP. During his tenure with Universal he was the recipient of Transport Canada’s Aviation Safety Award and the inaugural recipient of Eurocopter Canada’s “Innovation in Safety” award.

Throughout his aviation career Mr. Goodyear has served as:

  • Chair, Helicopter Association of Canada
  • Chair, NavCanada Advisory Committee
  • Past Director, Institute for Environmental Monitoring and Research

Other interests and achievements include:

  • Co-founder of the Labrador Peregrine Falcon Monitoring Program
  • Board member, Labrador North Chamber of Commerce
  • Board member, Battle Harbour Historic Trust
  • President of the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Rotary Club
  • Honorary Colonel for 5 Wing, Goose Bay