Keeping Tabs…

Over 10 years of professional experience as an Infantry Officer in the Canadian Forces with emphasis on leading people and operational planning. Leadership focused career including command and staff experience in operations management, planning, training/mentoring, risk mitigation, and team building.

“I’m an air force Major currently based at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa. I grew up in a military family from Nova Scotia and joined the Canadian Armed Forces the same week I finished high school in June 1992.”

First Career was as a senior officer in the Canadian Forces – Combat Arms, Command of large organizations, personnel administration, force development and equipment projects.
Second Career – senior executive in Professional Services for a pension administration software company – project management, support services, etc.
Third Career – Strategic planning and leadership in a large scale Canadian Charity.

Past experience as Intelligence Officer included but not restrict4ed to: International and Domestics operational experience as a Canadian Armed Forces Intelligence Officer. Deployed in support of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Joint Task Force Afghanistan, providing tactical and strategic intelligence support to the Tactical Operations Center and the mission Commander.

Chief Instructor, Armour School – As Chief Instructor, serves as the Deputy Commandant of the school responsible for the day-to-day operations of the School. Secondary employment as Armour Corps representative on a variety of issues.

Experience: Officer Training Division Commander -Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School; Combat Systems Support Centre (East) Detachment Commander DND; and Combat Systems Engineering Officer HMCS St. John’s DND

University of Oxford – Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Rhodes Scholar, International Relations; and Royal Military College of Canada/Collège militaire royal du Canada Bachelor of Arts (BA), History

Experience: Requirements Officer – 3 Wing Bagotville, Wing Construction Engineering; 11 Engineer Squadron 2I/C – 1 Engineer Support Unit; KPRT Civil Engineer – Task Force Kandahar; Officer Commanding – 91 Construction Engineering Flight; Construction Engineer Flight Commander – 4 Mission Support Squadron

Always interested in key leadership positions that require proven skills in strategic planning and leading change initiatives that increase output and productivity and allow an organization to meet and exceed its strategic objectives

Experienced communications professional with proven leadership and team building record. Used to operating at Board level in very large international organisations. Able to grasp the essentials in a complex situation and deal calmly with crises. Flexible, decisive, and resilient with good sense of humour and excellent influencing skills

Visionary, results-driven Executive Director with over 25 years leadership experience gained in the Royal Canadian Navy and Federal Public Service. Excellent analytical, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills which resulted in repeated appointment to high profile and challenging positions. Diplomatic and tactful, am comfortable and effective supporting or advising Boards of Directors, senior management and facilitating or speaking to large audiences. Inspirational team motivator, client focused, well respected, and known to always exceed expectations

“I am a Professional Engineer with experience across a number of industries. I have been in many leadership roles in my career and thrive in a Project Management role with over 18 years of project management experience. I am an accredited PMI Project Management Professional. I’m an outgoing, creative and energetic person that learns quickly and enjoys new challenges.”

  • Over 10 years of professional experience as an Infantry Officer in the Canadian Forces with emphasis on leading people and operational planning. Leadership focused career including command and staff experience in operations management, planning, training/mentoring, risk mitigation, and team building.

Andy McGregor – Adjutant at Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre

  • “I’m an air force Major currently based at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa. I grew up in a military family from Nova Scotia and joined the Canadian Armed Forces the same week I finished high school in June 1992.”

Paul Doucette – Career Manager in the Canadian Armed Forces 

  • First Career was as a senior officer in the Canadian Forces – Combat Arms, Command of large organizations, personnel administration, force development and equipment projects.
  • Second Career – senior executive in Professional Services for a pension administration software company – project management, support services, etc.
  • Third Career – Strategic planning and leadership in a large scale Canadian Charity

Bryan Stephenson – Executive Director at Catch the Fire

  • Past experience as Intelligence Officer included but not restricted to: International and Domestics operational experience as a Canadian Armed Forces Intelligence Officer. Deployed in support of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Joint Task Force Afghanistan, providing tactical and strategic intelligence support to the Tactical Operations Center and the mission Commander.

Charlotte Sully – Student – Common Law – uOttawa

  • Chief Instructor, Armour School – As Chief Instructor, serves as the Deputy Commandant of the school responsible for the day-to-day operations of the School. Secondary employment as Armour Corps representative on a variety of issues.

Patrick McLaughlan – Chief Instructor, Armour School at DND

  • Experience:
  • Officer Training Division Commander -Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School;
  • Combat Systems Support Centre (East) Detachment Commander DND; and
  • Combat Systems Engineering Officer HMCS St. John’s DND

Jennifer Spearman – Officer Training Division Commander at Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School

  • University of Oxford – Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Rhodes Scholar, International Relations; and Royal Military College of Canada/Collège militaire royal du Canada Bachelor of Arts (BA), History

Brendan Alexander – Artillery Troop Commander at Canadian Forces

  • Experience: Requirements Officer – 3 Wing Bagotville, Wing Construction Engineering; 11 Engineer Squadron 2I/C – 1 Engineer Support Unit; KPRT Civil Engineer – Task Force Kandahar; Officer Commanding – 91 Construction Engineering Flight; Construction Engineer Flight Commander – 4 Mission Support Squadron

Lydia Evequoz, ing. – Construction Engineer Officer at Department of National Defence 

  • Always interested in key leadership positions that require proven skills in strategic planning and leading change initiatives that increase output and productivity and allow an organization to meet and exceed its strategic objectives

13275 Alex Rueben – Executive Director at Industrial Marine Training and Applied Research Centre

  • Experienced communications professional with proven leadership and team building record. Used to operating at Board level in very large international organisations. Able to grasp the essentials in a complex situation and deal calmly with crises. Flexible, decisive, and resilient with good sense of humour and excellent influencing skills

11690 Simon MacDowall – Communications and public affairs consultant

  • Visionary, results-driven Executive Director with over 25 years leadership experience gained in the Royal Canadian Navy and Federal Public Service. Excellent analytical, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills which resulted in repeated appointment to high profile and challenging positions. Diplomatic and tactful, am comfortable and effective supporting or advising Boards of Directors, senior management and facilitating or speaking to large audiences. Inspirational team motivator, client focused, well respected, and known to always exceed expectations

M385 Eric Kahler – Executive Director

  • “I am a Professional Engineer with experience across a number of industries. I have been in many leadership roles in my career and thrive in a Project Management role with over 18 years of project management experience. I am an accredited PMI Project Management Professional. I’m an outgoing, creative and energetic person that learns quickly and enjoys new challenges.”

18504 Greg Pada – General Manager – Engineered Solutions at Gemini Corporation