You May Know These 23…But Do You Really Know Them?

 

– is an internationally experienced marine professional and consultant specialising in business development, operations, security and management consultancy. Previously, he has been head of a maritime consultancy group for a leading Classification Society; Maritime Security Director for a leading international business risk consultancy; the Export Promoter for the UK Government for the ports and security industries; and the Marine Operations Manager for one of the most prestigious ports in the UK.

– RETP graduate; top chemical engineer in his IV year; earned OUA rugby All Star honours; does a fair amount of hunting; now working in the USA.

– spent a lot of his career in training and development assignments, strategic planning and operations. He once commanded the Canadian Army’s Combat Training Centre and is former Commander of the overall Army Training Command; current Deputy Commander, Police Development and Training in Afghanistan. He is the Patron for Canadian Forces Running and Canadian Chef de Mission for Conseil Internationale de Sport Militaire Cross Country Running. He is also an avid skier, sailor and multi sport (triathlon) enthusiast, and amuses himself in his spare time by playing the bagpipes.

– hails from Morinville, AB; stalwart of the RMC waterpolo club, one of the best goaltenders to play the game; avid snowboarder who partook in several RMC ski trips to Vermont; graduated with a degree in chemistry; currently posted to Edmonton, AB.

– oversees Physical Education, Recreation, Intramurals and the varsity program and has 26 full time employees; is the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) representative on the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS)  International Programs Committee. OUA Chair of basketball marketing committee; expert member – OUA Appeals Committee.

– spent 16 years as an infanteer in the Royal Canadian Regiment, rising to the rank of warrant officer after joining the army just weeks following his graduation from high school. A member of the 2007 CF Combat Shooting Team which competed at the National Shooting Centre, Bisley in Surrey, England. He played a key leadership role in the recent training for recruits.

– post-graduate studies at Queen’s and McGill Universities. He has over 25 years of experience in value engineering and project management in the Canadian Forces, at Hydro Quebec and at Pratt & Whitney Canada. Currently he is Manager, Pure Power PW800 Production readiness at P&WC. Alain has been a member of the CSVA since its foundation in 1993 and has since held different positions including four years as President. Alain received a SAVE International President’s Citation award in 2004 as well as the 2006-07 SAVE International Paper of the Year award.

– came to RMC from Vegreville, AB; had a successful first year, winning the Intra Mural Soccer championship in the first semester, followed by being a first year member of the Sandhurst Team, who was chosen to run the competition at West Point.

– is a Vancouver Island born British Columbian. During 20 years with the military – travelled extensively across Canada and various parts of Europe. Former member of the Department of Athletics staff, coached cross country running; accomplished and successful artist now living in Victoria, BC.

– graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree; on commissioning, he was posted to regimental duty with the 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery in Lahr, Germany. After he was promoted to Brigadier-General. he assumed command of the Canadian, British, and Dutch Multi-National Brigade (MNB) (North-West), based in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Currently, DEPUTY COMMANDER – NATO Training Mission, AFGHANISTAN.

– native of Pictou, NS; previously a member of the RMC running team; also involved in Intra Mural water-polo, and helped to review and rewrite the rules used in the IM league; this past summer was a staff at Recruit Camp instructing new first years.

– Kelowna, B.C. native; former multi-varsity athlete while at RMC; current Public Affairs Officer for the Canadian Forces (airforce).

– Born in Munich, Germany to parents of Austrian ancestry, he is an assistant professor of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) and a founding research fellow of the Centre for Security, Armed Forces, and Society. He is a member of the Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) on Ethnicity and Democratic Governance (EDG) and the MCRI on Public Policy in Municipalities (PPM), each funded with $2.5 million by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

– arrived at RMC from Sutherland Secondary School, North Vancouver; completed Mechanical Engineering; enjoys Yoga, & Running; among her favourite readings are: The Painted Veil, A Complicated Kindness, The 5 People You Meet in Heaven.

– his early years were spent in northern Ontario, where his athletic interests were largely football, hockey and baseball; former assistant coach with the Redmen football team. He was the initial winner of the Bev Goulding award for his contribution to school athletics and received a Special Achievement award for volunteers from the Province of Ontario for his work with the Ontario Track and Field Association. He was an Ontario team coach at the 1985 Canada Games. The newly appointed coach for the RMC Running team.

– from Halifax, NS; in fourth year, was the 2/IC of the Sandhurst Team, as well as a member of the RMC mens Soccer team; loves the outdoors and recently tried his luck at whitewater kayaking; graduated with a degree in Military and Strategic Studies; Infantry officer currently posted to Petawawa.

– entered RMC from Windsor Park Collegiate, Winnipeg, Manitoba; career postings have included: Canadian Forces School of Aerospace and Ordnance Engineering (CFSAOE) Borden (now CFSATE); Aerospace Maintenance Development Unit Trenton (now ATESS); Air Command Headquarters Winnipeg; CFSAS Winnipeg; PMO Aurora Ottawa; 14 SES Greenwood; 14 AMS Greenwood; Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering (CFSATE); 1 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (formerly CFANS).

– member of the championship tug-of-war team four years in a row; Gibson medal winner on graduation; recently completed his MBA; impressive Adjutant during the recent Recruit Camp process; on his way to North Bay.

– instrumental in the successful return of the RMC running team to varsity status; was named recipient of the H.R.H. Prince of Wales Cup for his excellence in all four components throughout his college years; awarded The Professional Engineers of Ontario Gold Medal for Academic Achievement in the final year of a Bachelor degree; currently serving at CFB Cold Lake.

– diplômé d’école secondaire St-Maxime; a développé la phrase <<Bon, vous m’l’avez pas dit!>>; un membre de la Bande des 6 au CMRC; adore regarder MythBusters et Dexter.

– a étudié à Lahr en Allemagne pendant les années d’école secondaire; a collectionné les T-shirts pour le pilier de PT; membre de la promotion de 1997; études en génie électrique au CMRC.

– a fait son doctorat à Purdue; fait analyse de réacteurs CANDU avancés; a fait trois publications avec Dr. Bui entre 1998 et 2000.

– a été en charge de l’entrainement des techniciens pour la Police National Haïtienne en 1997; sa maitrise a spécialisé en systèmes en temps réel critique; chargé de cours dans le département de génie électrique et génie informatique.

11756 Les Chapman (RMC 1978) – is an internationally experienced marine professional and consultant specialising in business development, operations, security and management consultancy. Previously, he has been head of a maritime consultancy group for a leading Classification Society; Maritime Security Director for a leading international business risk consultancy; the Export Promoter for the UK Government for the ports and security industries; and the Marine Operations Manager for one of the most prestigious ports in the UK.

22356 Colin Herbert (2002) – RETP graduate; top chemical engineer in his IV year; earned OUA rugby All Star honours; does a fair amount of hunting; now working in the USA.

12632 Mike Ward (RMC 1980) – spent a lot of his career in training and development assignments, strategic planning and operations. He once commanded the Canadian Army’s Combat Training Centre and is former Commander of the overall Army Training Command; current Deputy Commander, Police Development and Training in Afghanistan. He is the Patron for Canadian Forces Running and Canadian Chef de Mission for Conseil Internationale de Sport Militaire Cross Country Running. He is also an avid skier, sailor and multi sport (triathlon) enthusiast, and amuses himself in his spare time by playing the bagpipes.

24274 Ryan Bartek (2009) – hails from Morinville, AB; stalwart of the RMC waterpolo club, one of the best goaltenders to play the game; avid snowboarder who partook in several RMC ski trips to Vermont; graduated with a degree in chemistry; currently posted to Edmonton, AB.

Darren Cates (Director of Athletics) – oversees Physical Education, Recreation, Intramurals and the varsity program and has 26 full time employees; is the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) representative on the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS)  International Programs Committee. OUA Chair of basketball marketing committee; expert member – OUA Appeals Committee.

M0963 Chris Desilets (2012)  – spent 16 years as an infanteer in the Royal Canadian Regiment, rising to the rank of warrant officer after joining the army just weeks following his graduation from high school. A member of the 2007 CF Combat Shooting Team which competed at the National Shooting Centre, Bisley in Surrey, England. He played a key leadership role in the recent training for recruits.

10438  Alain LeBlanc (CMR RMC 1975) – post-graduate studies at Queen’s and McGill Universities. He has over 25 years of experience in value engineering and project management in the Canadian Forces, at Hydro Quebec and at Pratt & Whitney Canada. Currently he is Manager, Pure Power PW800 Production readiness at P&WC. Alain has been a member of the CSVA since its foundation in 1993 and has since held different positions including four years as President. Alain received a SAVE International President’s Citation award in 2004 as well as the 2006-07 SAVE International Paper of the Year award.

25727 Brandon Philp (2013) – came to RMC from Vegreville, AB; had a successful first year, winning the Intra Mural Soccer championship in the first semester, followed by being a first year member of the Sandhurst Team, who was chosen to run the competition at West Point.

Deborah Czernecky – is a Vancouver Island born British Columbian. During 20 years with the military – travelled extensively across Canada and various parts of Europe. Former member of the Department of Athletics staff, coached cross country running; accomplished and successful artist now living in Victoria, BC.

13337 Stuart Beare (CMR RMC 1983) – graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree; on commissioning, he was posted to regimental duty with the 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery in Lahr, Germany. After he was promoted to Brigadier-General. he assumed command of the Canadian, British, and Dutch Multi-National Brigade (MNB) (North-West), based in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Currently, DEPUTY COMMANDER – NATO Training Mission, AFGHANISTAN.

24706 Ashley Galvin (2011) – native of Pictou, NS; previously a member of the RMC running team; also involved in Intra Mural water-polo, and helped to review and rewrite the rules used in the IM league; this past summer was a staff at Recruit Camp instructing new first years.

22990 Jordan Woodman (2005)   – Kelowna, B.C. native; former multi-varsity athlete while at RMC; current Public Affairs Officer for the Canadian Forces (airforce).

Christian Leuprecht – Born in Munich, Germany to parents of Austrian ancestry, he is an assistant professor of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) and a founding research fellow of the Centre for Security, Armed Forces, and Society. He is a member of the Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) on Ethnicity and Democratic Governance (EDG) and the MCRI on Public Policy in Municipalities (PPM), each funded with $2.5 million by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

24039 Melissa Marshall (2008) – arrived at RMC from Sutherland Secondary School, North Vancouver; completed Mechanical Engineering; enjoys Yoga, & Running; among her favourite readings are: The Painted Veil, A Complicated Kindness, The 5 People You Meet in Heaven.

Wayne Bulak – his early years were spent in northern Ontario, where his athletic interests were largely football, hockey and baseball; former assistant coach with the Redmen football team. He was the initial winner of the Bev Goulding award for his contribution to school athletics and received a Special Achievement award for volunteers from the Province of Ontario for his work with the Ontario Track and Field Association. He was an Ontario team coach at the 1985 Canada Games. The newly appointed coach for the RMC Running team.

24302 Cullen Downey (2009) – from Halifax, NS; in fourth year, was the 2/IC of the Sandhurst Team, as well as a member of the RMC mens Soccer team; loves the outdoors and recently tried his luck at whitewater kayaking; graduated with a degree in Military and Strategic Studies; Infantry officer currently posted to Petawawa.

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13890 Kenneth James Kelly (RMC 1983) – entered RMC from Windsor Park Collegiate, Winnipeg, Manitoba; career postings have included: Canadian Forces School of Aerospace and Ordnance Engineering (CFSAOE) Borden (now CFSATE); Aerospace Maintenance Development Unit Trenton (now ATESS); Air Command Headquarters Winnipeg; CFSAS Winnipeg; PMO Aurora Ottawa; 14 SES Greenwood; 14 AMS Greenwood; Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering (CFSATE); 1 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (formerly CFANS).

M0925 Rob Curtis (2009) – member of the championship tug-of-war team four years in a row; Gibson medal winner on graduation; recently completed his MBA; impressive Adjutant during the recent Recruit Camp process; on his way to North Bay.

24369 Nicolas St-Amant (2009) – instrumental in the successful return of the RMC running team to varsity status; was named recipient of the H.R.H. Prince of Wales Cup for his excellence in all four components throughout his college years; awarded The Professional Engineers of Ontario Gold Medal for Academic Achievement in the final year of a Bachelor degree; currently serving at CFB Cold Lake.

20679 Philippe Sabourin (CMR RMC 1997) – Diplômé d’école secondaire St-Maxime; a développé la phrase <<Bon, vous m’l’avez pas dit!>>; un membre de la Bande des 6 au CMRC; adore regarder MythBusters et Dexter.

20628 Robert Laverdière (CMR RMC 1997) – A étudié à Lahr en Allemagne pendant les années d’école secondaire; a collectionné les T-shirts pour le pilier de PT; membre de la promotion de 1997; études en génie électrique au CMRC.

Hugues Bonin – A fait son doctorat à Purdue; fait analyse de réacteurs CANDU avancés; a fait trois publications avec Dr. Bui entre 1998 et 2000.

Alain Beaulieu – A été en charge de l’entrainement des techniciens pour la Police National Haïtienne en 1997; sa maitrise a spécialisé en systèmes en temps réel critique; chargé de cours dans le département de génie électrique et génie informatique.