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 grandkids.
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 sons Brett and Troy.
Jennifer Norman - Administrator
Jen started mixing and loading spray planes for her Grandpa Scott at the age of 14. She graduated from Lethbridge Community College in 1997 with an Administrative Assistant diploma which she put to good use for over 20 years.
Jen started her own photography business back in 2013 (Jen's Lens Photography) and is now putting her picture taking skills and love of helping others to good use as a licensed real estate agent in Cold Lake where she resides with her husband David and children Ethan, Evan, and Sophie. Though she lives in Cold Lake, Jen is still very much a part of FCA and lends a helping hand to the business every chance she gets with her administrative, photography, and social media skills. Jen is a past President of the Women of the Canadian Aerial Applicators Association.
Sebastian - Rest Easy Old Friend
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