Brian Kinniburgh - Owner/Ag-Pilot
The Kinniburgh families association with aerial application dates back to 1952. Brian's father Scott, and Uncles Jack, and Ring, established Kinniburgh Spray Service, an aerial crop spraying company located on the family farm at Purple Springs Alberta.
Brian began working for the company at age 12 as a mixer/loader, and achieved his private pilot license at 17.
He earned his Commercial license in 1976 and began his career as an aerial applicator that year.
Brian is a past President of the Canadian Aerial Applicators Association and the Alberta Aerial Applicators Association.
He received the CAAA Award of Excellence in 1996. The award recognizes an individuals contribution to the betterment of agricultural aviation in Canada.
Shari Kinniburgh - Owner/Office Manager
Prior to taking over as office manager of F.C.A. in 1997, Shari was a dental assistant for 19 years. She was known for putting nervous patients at ease with her friendly and sincere demeanor.
Shari is the heart and soul of our company. Her eternal optimism and warm personality keeps both our customers and staff in high spirits.
Shari is a past president of the Women of the Canadian Aerial Applicators Association.
In the off season, Shari enjoys bowling, volunteering, and spending time with her grandsons.
Mark Kinniburgh - Operations Manager/Ag-Pilot
Mark began working for his grandfather at the age of 12 mixing/loading airplanes.
Today, he is responsible for the day to day operations at F.C.A., as well as flying our aircraft.
Mark graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997.
In 1998, he earned his Private Pilot's License. He has since earned his Commercial, and Multi-Instrument Rating. Mark and wife Kelly are kept busy and entertained by new arrival Brett Aidan.
Jennifer Kinniburgh - Receptionist
Jen began working for her grandfather Scott at age 14 mixing and loading the spray planes.
She graduated from Lethbridge Community College as an Information Specialist in May 1997. Jen immediately put her skills to work for F.C.A.
She has since moved to Cold Lake with her sons Ethan and Evan and continues to play an important role with our business during the spray season.
Jen is the past President of the Women of the Canadian Aerial Applicators Association. She works as a Realty Administrator for Royal Lepage Northern Lights Realty in Cold Lake, as well as operating 'Jen's Lens Photography'.
Sebastian - Faithful Friend and Airport Ambassador
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