Frontier Duty Free Association announces new Board of Directors

By Faye Bartle |

FDFA Board of Directors May 2023 to spring 2025 term.

Tania Lee, President, Blue Water Bridge Duty Free Shop.

The Frontier Duty Free Association (FDFA) elected a new Board of Directors at its recent Annual General Meeting held in Ottawa on 10 May.

The newly elected Board will be in place for the May 2023 to spring 2025 term.

Four out of five members were re-elected. Furthermore, one member – Philippe Bachand of Philipsburg Duty Free Shop – returns after stepping away for a term.

The new FDFA Board of Directors is as follows: President Tania Lee, Blue Water Bridge Duty Free; VP Eastern Region Philippe Bachand, Philipsburg Duty Free; VP Western Region Cam Bissonnette, Osoyoos Duty Free; Treasurer Jeff Butler, Thousand Islands Duty Free; and Secretary Kyle Hiebert, Emerson Duty Free.

FDFA Board of Directors May 2023 to spring 2025 term.

Philippe Bachand, VP Eastern Region, Philipsburg Duty Free and Cam Bissonnette, VP Western Region, Osoyoos & Kingsgate Duty Free Shops.

The new Board met last week to re-set goals and priorities following the association’s advocacy day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa where members met with over 40 parliamentarians and senior political officials.

FDFA Board of Directors May 2023 to spring 2025 term.

Jeff Butler, Treasurer, Thousand Islands Tax/Duty Free Store and Kyle Hiebert, Secretary, Emerson Duty Free.

“The FDFA will continue to press forward and advocate for our duty free industry,” said Tania Lee, President, FDFA Board of Directors.

“I am pleased to lead a strong board and work in conjunction with our Executive Director, Barbara Barrett to deliver strong results.”

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