Charles “Duff” Sullivan of Ottawa, Ontario, and Tracy Medve of Kelowna, British Columbia, have been appointed to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada, each for a three-year term. Sullivan is an independent business strategist who advises on aviation, aerospace and security. He joined the private sector in 2009 as chief of Operational Safety Oversight for Canada’s air navigation service provider, following a distinguished 31-year career in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Medve is president of the Kelowna Flightcraft Group of Companies and prior to this was President of Canadian North Airlines in Yellowknife. Since 1985 she has held various senior airline management positions at Norcanair, Time Air, and Canadian Regional Airlines. Prior to joining Canadian North in 2007 Tracy was the co-founder of C.T. AeroProjects, a Calgary based consultancy focused on air transport resource management.
Central Maine & Quebec Railway has appointed Harold Tynes as chief financial officer. He succeeds Sachi Mishra. Based at the Hermon, Maine headquarters of the regional railroad, Tynes has more than 30 years of management and financial leadership experience with a range of firms including the Blackstone Group, the Riverside Company, AEA Investors and Fortress Investments. He was vice-president and controller and later VP financial services and treasurer at RailAmerica from 2007 through 2011 and president of RailAmerica’s Atlas Railroad Construction affiliate from 2011 to 2013. He also served as corporate controller at Great Lakes Transportation from 2002-2004. Most recently, Tynes was CFO at Swanson Industries, Inc, in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Gregg Bergstrom joins Lynden International as Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) manager in Seattle, Washington. He will serve as a central point of safety information and coordination between Lynden International’s national and international Service Centers. Before joining Lynden, Bergstrom was assistant director of facilities for Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, WA. He also serves as a US Army Reserve Logistics Officer. He recently returned from Kandahar, Afghanistan, and currently commands a watercraft company consisting of three tugboats, a 250-ton floating crane and 84 soldiers.