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Our Board

Jim Burton
A great power is unleashed when a decision is made to help others. Feeling privileged to be a volunteer at Hope Air helping low income Canadians (with any illness) reach the healthcare they deserve.
Jim Burton is President of RE/MAX Infinity Realty Inc., one of Newfoundland and Labrador's fastest growing real estate companies. Team Burton is among the top producing teams within the RE/MAX organization placing in the top ten in Canada and top twenty-five worldwide.
 
Jim owns and operates a seasonal airline, North Eastern Sky Services Ltd., and holds an Airline Transport Pilot License with 15,000 flight hours. He also owns and operates Igloo Lake Lodge Ltd., one of Newfoundland and Labrador's premier brook trout fly-fishing destinations. He publishes The Burton Collection Magazine and hosts a weekly radio show, The Real Estate Show with Jim Burton.
 
He is a Chairperson for the St. John's Northwest Rotary Club Gala Dinner & Auction, which raises funds for Hope Air and the Salvation Army. Jim is an Advisory Board Member of the Salvation Army (NL) and a past Board Member of several charities. His community contributions are many and he has numerous awards for his efforts. Jim has received the Humanitarian Award from the Canadian Red Cross in Newfoundland and Labrador and he was named the Community Builder Volunteer of the year by the St. John's Board of Trade.
 
He is a past Director of the St. John's Real Estate Board and a previous Director of the Canadian Homebuilders Association – Eastern Newfoundland, as well as the St. John's Board of Trade.
 
Jim is the Chair of Hope Air’s Board of Directors. In 2013, Jim received the Hope Air Spirit of Hope Award for a Distinguished Volunteer.