Director of Safety and Quality, Custom Helicopters
After graduating from Canadore College with a Business Diploma, Kendra held various administrative positions, including the role of Legal Assistant for an Information Technology company in Calgary. Upon her return to Winnipeg, her debut in aviation began with Calm Air International LP in 2011, where she worked as an Investigator within the company’s recently implemented Safety Management System (SMS). During her time at Calm Air, Kendra gained valuable experience in Aviation Risk Management and was integral during the company’s restructuring period. Notable achievements include having assisted with the formation of a Quality and Safety Department and spearheading the deployment of a new SMS database, which included the development and execution of training for all 350+ Calm Air employees. In July of 2017, Kendra began her role as Director of Safety for Custom Helicopters and has spent the past five years driving change within the company with the development and implementation of a Workplace Health and Safety Program and the management of a fully integrated SMS.