Ed Peart was born and raised in the mining town of Yellowknife, NWT and moved to the Yukon in November 2002. Currently the Director of Ground Operations with Alkan Air, he has diverse experience in aviation related to the mining industry. Ed was the Corporate Sales Representative for Air North, Yukon's Airline where he led Air North's efforts to promote the use of the airline for mining crew rotations, travel and cargo needs. He was then promoted into the Operations team as the Manager, Yukon Ramp and Cargo.
Ed has been a part of the Yukon Chamber of Mines' Geoscience organizing committee from 2014 - 2016, is currently the Chair of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce's Transportation Infrastructure Committee, has been the President of the Yukon Convention Bureau, and is the Vice President of the Dawson City Chamber of Commerce.
The reason for wishing to be elected to the YCM's Board of Directors is to offer a strong voice for mining, bring my transportation and infrastructure experience to the table, and to bring my many years of executive level Board experience.
Ed has been a Canadian Armed Forces Reserve Officer in the CIC for 14.5 years and is still serving.