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– began career as an AERE officer, followed by Military Pharmacy Training Plan at Dalhousie U; graduated with B. Sc (Pharmacy); retired after 20 yrs service; contract positions with DND for a few years after retirement, followed by full-time DND employment as a pharmacist ; maintains a private freelance business as an editor/proof-reader.

– hails from Uxbridge, ON; RMC Rugby player; vocalist in RMC’s hardest rocking band: Scarlet Fever, who have featured at events such as the Christmas Ball, and Sqn Parties.

– post military career includes: Barrister & solicitor in private practice British Columbia; served as law of the sea counsel for the United Nations in East Timor; head of fleet maintenance and capital programs for BC Ferries; senior general international law counsel for the Saharan Arab Democratic Republic; counsel to the President of Haiti for law and reconstruction (2010 – present); current Chair of National Council for the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering.

– navy experience included service on: Saskatchewan (twice); HMCS Kootenay Kootenay explosion and fire, Oct 1969); Fleet School Halifax (twice); US Navy Destroyer Development Group ; various high level NDHQ staff positions; – recently authored book “We Are As One” the story of the worst peacetime disaster in the history of the Canadian Navy (HMCS Kootenay, October 1969).

– born in Shillong, India. Military service included tours in 3 Wing Zweibruken and AWU Decimomannu, Sardinia; was CO for a year of the Uplands helicopter maintenance squadron; post military career – landed a job managing about 200 people responsible for aids to navigation and waterways maintenance on the Great Lakes; enjoys writing and travelling in retirement.

– native of Ottawa, ON; Former manager of the RMC Men’s Soccer Team; was the class senior in his 1st year; Pilot in training who enjoys sailing, snowboarding, scuba diving, rock climbing, and surfing in his spare time.

– sailed in ketch PICKLE in Transatlantic Race from Bermuda to Travemünde, Germany; Treasurer for the Yarmouth Branch of the Navy League of Canada (25+ years) which supports the local sea cadet corps, RCSCC CHEBOGUE; recently (three years ago) has taken up motorcycling; vegetable gardening, travel and reading – mainly nautical stuff and detective novels takes up much of his leisure time.

– founder and president of EverAge Consulting Inc.; possesses more than 14 years of experience in the area of e-business and multimedia development; previously held the position of President for The RGB Group Canada, Corp.; has also been employed as an Applications Architect for Aliant Inc..

– retired from the Navy in 1981 but was recalled and served until 1989; served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust, HMCS Sackville in the early ’90s. The last corvette is maintained as a museum and the official Naval Memorial;  served on the board of the Nova Scotia Naval Officer’s association in the late ’80s and on the board of the Naval Officer’s Association of Canada in the 1990s; has been a “framer” for the last 25 years.

– comes from Hamilton, ON; former member of the RMC Waterpolo Club, competed during reunion weekends, and Westpoint exchange weekends; naval officer posted to the west coast; recently participated in naval exercise, RIMPAC 2010.

–  participated in exchange with Royal Australian Navy aboard HMA Ships HOBART (DDG) and BENDIGO. Completed Fleet Navigator Course, served as NavO in HMC Ships CHARLOTTETOWN & IROQUOIS, completing 2 NATO SNFL deployments, second as SNFL Staff Navigating Officer. As a civilian, worked as a wireline field engineer and sales engineer in western Canada and overseas, also worked for gas producer and the National Energy Board. Completed MBA in 2009, with Macquarie as equity research analyst covering Canadian oil & gas service companies since Feb 2010.

– former Operational Requirements Manager, NATO Frigate Replacement for the 1990s (NFR90 Program – under CNAD) based in Hamburg, Germany; past Interactor/Consultant with Army Simulation Centre, CFB Kingston. Served as weapons specialist MARS officer in HMC Ships Kootenay (DDE 258) and Athabaskan (DDH 282), in command of HMCS Margaree (DDH 230) 1978-1980. Thence in NDHQ primarily in the fields of Naval requirements and new Naval construction (Halifax Class frigates).Moved back to Nova Scotia in full retirement mode.

– formerly of Halifax, NS; manager of the RMC hockey team, spent this past summer working with the head coach; last year was heavily involved in the organization and running of the Intra Mural’s program at RMC; going into 4th year and studying Chemistry.

–  Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta – Councillor 1987- 93; Executive Committee 1993-95; President 1995-96; Past President 1996-97; Honorary Life Member. Canadian Institute of Energy – President, Calgary 1982-83; National Director 1986-90; Life Member. Canadian Society for Engineering Management – Calgary Branch Chair 2007, 2008; National President 2009-2011. Engineers Canada – Fellowship awarded 2009. RMC Club of Canada, Calgary Branch – former Vice President & former President. The Corporation of the Seven Wardens (stewards of the Iron Ring) – Warden, 2003 to 2009.

– former RMC UTPNCM officer cadet; won Departmental Coin for Math & Computer Science; military decorations include: CD1, SSM (Humanitus), Afghanistan Campaign Star; held various appoitments since leaving RMC: CFJSR, 1 Sqn, D Tp Comd CFJSR, 3 Sqn, Ops O LFAA HQ Halifax G6 Ops/Plans;  CJ6 Ops O HQ RC(S) Kandahar Afghanistan; currently serving at LFAA HQ Halifax G6 Infrastructure.

– calls Sault Sainte Marie, ON home; former member of the RMC fencing team; completed a degree in Electrical Engineering; naval officer currently stationed in Victoria, BC.

– received the Professional Engineers of Ontario Citizenship Award and was made an honourary citizen of Egypt by President Anwar al Sadat for his contributions to Egypt’s economic development and reconstruction; has and continues to serve on several Boards of Directors in the capacity of Board Chairman and Chairman of the Governance; Co-Producer of the documentary The Veterans which is in the production stage.

– pursues research in the field of Optics. His interests include thin film properties, photonic band gap systems using corrugated polymer film surface, processing of corrugated polymer films on fiber optic tips and numerical calculation of grating waveguide structures.

from beautiful Barrie, ON; member of the RMC men’s Volleyball team; spent this past summer working with the Sea Cadets; this 4th year Psychology student was also married this summer.

– is developing payload instruments and mission concepts for future Can-X nanosatellite missions. He is also interested in Arctic remote sensing, specializing in sea surface temperature algorithms for arctic waters and marginal ice zones.

a obtenu son doctorat en psychologie clinique; est le conseiller académique pour tous étudiants francophones dans le département de psychologie; fait l’étude du leadership et de la motivation

membre de la faculté du département d’administration des affaires; spécialiste dans le domaine de la comptabilité et des systèmes d’information; est arrivé au CMRC en 1995

recherche la caractérisation des propriétés électromécaniques, diélectriques et optiques des matériaux intelligents; a surveillé le colloque sur les matériaux intelligents en avril; joue sur l’équipe d’hockey sur glace des militaires pour la ligue intermurale de la base

a complété son doctorat en 1999 à Laval; a travaillé pour un des pionniers de la conception des chambres de combustion de turbines à gaz; enseigne des cours en thermodynamique et la combustion

14935 Jacqueline Rae Doucette (née Carss) (RMC 1985) – began career as an AERE officer, followed by Military Pharmacy Training Plan at Dalhousie U; graduated with B. Sc (Pharmacy); retired after 20 yrs service; contract positions with DND for a few years after retirement, followed by full-time DND employment as a pharmacist ; maintains a private freelance business as an editor/proof-reader.

25484 Aaron Barry (2012) – hails from Uxbridge, ON; RMC Rugby player; vocalist in RMC’s hardest rocking band: Scarlet Fever, who have featured at events such as the Christmas Ball, and Sqn Parties.

16142 Jeffrey John Peter Smith (RRMC 1988) – post military career includes: Barrister & solicitor in private practice British Columbia; served as law of the sea counsel for the United Nations in East Timor; head of fleet maintenance and capital programs for BC Ferries; senior general international law counsel for the Saharan Arab Democratic Republic; counsel to the President of Haiti for law and reconstruction (2010 – present); current Chair of National Council for the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering.

6533 James Gordon Forbes (RMC 1965) – navy experience included service on: Saskatchewan (twice); HMCS Kootenay Kootenay explosion and fire, Oct 1969); Fleet School Halifax (twice); US Navy Destroyer Development Group ; various high level NDHQ staff positions; – recently authored book “We Are As One” the story of the worst peacetime disaster in the history of the Canadian Navy (HMCS Kootenay, October 1969).

4806 John Gillies Whitaker (RMC 1960) – born in Shillong, India. Military service included tours in 3 Wing Zweibruken and AWU Decimomannu, Sardinia; was CO for a year of the Uplands helicopter maintenance squadron; post military career – landed a job managing about 200 people responsible for aids to navigation and waterways maintenance on the Great Lakes; enjoys writing and travelling in retirement.

24418 Benoit Godin (2009) – native of Ottawa, ON; Former manager of the RMC Men’s Soccer Team; was the class senior in his 1st year; Pilot in training who enjoys sailing, snowboarding, scuba diving, rock climbing, and surfing in his spare time.

7809 Eric Jan Ruff (RR RMC 1968) – sailed in ketch PICKLE in Transatlantic Race from Bermuda to Travemünde, Germany; Treasurer for the Yarmouth Branch of the Navy League of Canada (25+ years) which supports the local sea cadet corps, RCSCC CHEBOGUE; recently (three years ago) has taken up motorcycling; vegetable gardening, travel and reading – mainly nautical stuff and detective novels takes up much of his leisure time.

17411 Andrew Wilcox (RMC 1990) – founder and president of EverAge Consulting Inc.; possesses more than 14 years of experience in the area of e-business and multimedia development; previously held the position of President for The RGB Group Canada, Corp.; has also been employed as an Applications Architect for Aliant Inc..

3335 Russell Wilcox (RRMC 1952) – retired from the Navy in 1981 but was recalled and served until 1989; served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust, HMCS Sackville in the early ’90s. The last corvette is maintained as a museum and the official Naval Memorial;  served on the board of the Nova Scotia Naval Officer’s association in the late ’80s and on the board of the Naval Officer’s Association of Canada in the 1990s; has been a “framer” for the last 25 years.

24645 Alex Liebersbach (2010) – comes from Hamilton, ON; former member of the RMC Waterpolo Club, competed during reunion weekends, and Westpoint exchange weekends; naval officer posted to the west coast; recently participated in naval exercise, RIMPAC 2010.

19987 Scott Antony Treadwell (RRMC RMC 1995) –  participated in exchange with Royal Australian Navy aboard HMA Ships HOBART (DDG) and BENDIGO. Completed Fleet Navigator Course, served as NavO in HMC Ships CHARLOTTETOWN & IROQUOIS, completing 2 NATO SNFL deployments, second as SNFL Staff Navigating Officer. As a civilian, worked as a wireline field engineer and sales engineer in western Canada and overseas, also worked for gas producer and the National Energy Board. Completed MBA in 2009, with Macquarie as equity research analyst covering Canadian oil & gas service companies since Feb 2010.

5601 Robert Anderson (Bob) Rutherford (RR RMC 1962) – former Operational Requirements Manager, NATO Frigate Replacement for the 1990s (NFR90 Program – under CNAD) based in Hamburg, Germany; past Interactor/Consultant with Army Simulation Centre, CFB Kingston. Served as weapons specialist MARS officer in HMC Ships Kootenay (DDE 258) and Athabaskan (DDH 282), in command of HMCS Margaree (DDH 230) 1978-1980. Thence in NDHQ primarily in the fields of Naval requirements and new Naval construction (Halifax Class frigates).Moved back to Nova Scotia in full retirement mode.

24647 Paul Lystiuk (2011) – formerly of Halifax, NS; manager of the RMC hockey team, spent this past summer working with the head coach; last year was heavily involved in the organization and running of the Intra Mural’s program at RMC; going into 4th year and studying Chemistry.

7830 John Robert Wood (RRMC RMC 1968) –  Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta – Councillor 1987- 93; Executive Committee 1993-95; President 1995-96; Past President 1996-97; Honorary Life Member. Canadian Institute of Energy – President, Calgary 1982-83; National Director 1986-90; Life Member. Canadian Society for Engineering Management – Calgary Branch Chair 2007, 2008; National President 2009-2011. Engineers Canada – Fellowship awarded 2009. RMC Club of Canada, Calgary Branch – former Vice President & former President. The Corporation of the Seven Wardens (stewards of the Iron Ring) – Warden, 2003 to 2009.

M0828 Marc Allain Cormier (RMC 2004) – former RMC UTPNCM officer cadet; won Departmental Coin for Math & Computer Science; military decorations include: CD1, SSM (Humanitus), Afghanistan Campaign Star; held various appoitments since leaving RMC: CFJSR, 1 Sqn, D Tp Comd CFJSR, 3 Sqn, Ops O LFAA HQ Halifax G6 Ops/Plans;  CJ6 Ops O HQ RC(S) Kandahar Afghanistan; currently serving at LFAA HQ Halifax G6 Infrastructure.

24175 Nathalie Maillot-Mongrain (2009) – calls Sault Sainte Marie, ON home; former member of the RMC fencing team; completed a degree in Electrical Engineering; naval officer currently stationed in Victoria, BC.

6560 Andrew Nellestyn (RMC 1965) – received the Professional Engineers of Ontario Citizenship Award and was made an honourary citizen of Egypt by President Anwar al Sadat for his contributions to Egypt’s economic development and reconstruction; has and continues to serve on several Boards of Directors in the capacity of Board Chairman and Chairman of the Governance; Co-Producer of the documentary The Veterans which is in the production stage.

Luc Lévesque (RMC Assistant Professor) – pursues research in the field of Optics. His interests include thin film properties, photonic band gap systems using corrugated polymer film surface, processing of corrugated polymer films on fiber optic tips and numerical calculation of grating waveguide structures.

24880 Bobby Hartzell (2011) – from beautiful Barrie, ON; member of the RMC men’s Volleyball team; spent this past summer working with the Sea Cadets; this 4th year Psychology student was also married this summer.

Ron Vincent (RMC Assistant Professor) – is developing payload instruments and mission concepts for future Can-X nanosatellite missions. He is also interested in Arctic remote sensing, specializing in sea surface temperature algorithms for arctic waters and marginal ice zones.

Danielle Charbonneau a obtenu son doctorat en psychologie clinique; est le conseiller académique pour tous étudiants francophones dans le département de psychologie; fait l’étude du leadership et de la motivation

Armand St. Pierre membre de la faculté du département d’administration des affaires; spécialiste dans le domaine de la comptabilité et des systèmes d’information; est arrivé au CMRC en 1995

21833 Ribal Georges Sabat (2000) recherche la caractérisation des propriétés électromécaniques, diélectriques et optiques des matériaux intelligents; a surveillé le colloque sur les matériaux intelligents en avril; joue sur l’équipe d’hockey sur glace des militaires pour la ligue intermurale de la base

Marc LaViolette a complété son doctorat en 1999 à Laval; a travaillé pour un des pionniers de la conception des chambres de combustion de turbines à gaz; enseigne des cours en thermodynamique et la combustion

One Comment

  • Eunice de Vere Thorne

    February 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    Hello

    Would you forward to Robert Rutherford 5601 my e mail address. We met in the 60’s at Roysth Naval Base..when I was Eunice de Vere Moulds. Now living in Bristol ..while my four sons continue their careers in
    London.

    Thank you

    Eunice

    Eunice de Vere Thorne