Staff


Executive Team

The executive team manages FIR operations and its staff while reporting to VATCAN.

Todd Blanchette

FIR Chief

Head of Edmonton's day-to-day operations, manages all staff in the FIR, and keeps VATCAN updated with the FIR.

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Nathan Dean

FIR Deputy Chief

Assists Chief with Edmonton's day-to-day operations and acts as FIR Chief in their absence.

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Mark Trumble

Chief Instructor

Responsible for the FIR’s training programme, as well as the development of instructors and mentors.

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FIR Staff

FIR Staff Members oversee day to day operations of every aspect of the FIR, from training, events, facility management and the FIR website.

Tony Koch

Facility Engineer

Responsible for the regular maintenance of the ZEG Sector Files, as well as Euroscope and ATIS configuration.

Sarah Thompson

Events Coordinator

Responsible for managing events within the ZEG FIR and public relations within VATCAN and other regions within VATSIM. Additionally, posts on and monitors the FIR social media accounts.

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Todd Blanchette

Webmaster

Responsible for maintaining the ZEG website.

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Instructors

Instructors provide training to students and oversee the FIR mentors under the supervision of the Chief Instructor.

Cody Newman

Instructor

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Nathan Dean

Instructor

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Todd Blanchette

Instructor

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Thomas Smith

Instructor

Phil Dowling

Instructor

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Mark Trumble

Instructor

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Aric Taylor

Instructor

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Mentors

Mentors aid the instructing team by providing lessons and monitoring to FIR students under the supervision of FIR instructors.