Independent Agency Services Corp. (IAS), home to Travel Professionals International (TPI), has announced the appointment of, IAS President, Phil Sproul to the Board of Directors of Hope Air – the national charity that provides free air healthcare transportation services to Canadians who cannot afford the flight costs.
“What Hope Air does is truly what travel is about at its core – making the World and all it has to offer accessible,” said Phil Sproul, IAS President,
“and that is why I’m honoured to be part of this organization’s great work.”
The Hope Air board has been charged with consolidating the charity’s mission, communications network and community outreach programs.
“We’re pleased to welcome Phil, whose knowledge of the travel industry coupled with his business and not-for-profit experience will greatly benefit Hope Air and its clients,” commented Doug Keller-Hobson, Hope Air’s Executive Director.
Hope Air has provided more than 60,000 flights to Canadians in need over its 24 years of existence thanks to the generous support of individuals and corporations including, but not limited to, WestJet, Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, Central Mountain Air, Hawkair, Pacific Coast Airlines, Harbour Air Seaplanes, Air North, First Air, Canadian North, Swanberg Air Inc. and HeliJet.