J. Ed Macdonald
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
» Reappointed to a part-time term of three years on February 21, 2018.
Mr. Macdonald is a retired commercial aviation pilot whose 31 years of employment with several major airlines reflects an outstanding record of performance, reliability and commitment. He retired as a captain from Air Canada after flying on domestic and international routes on various passenger aircraft. During his career, Mr. Macdonald amassed 18,000 flight hours, an achievement that required both a high level of technical skill, and strong team-building and leadership abilities. A graduate of Rothesay Collegiate in New Brunswick, Mr. Macdonald was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and lives in Pictou County, where he is active in the community as a volunteer.