LCdr (ret) Charles O’ Leary is currently serving in the Public Service of Canada as an FI-03 in the capacity of J8-Comptroller of 4 CF Health Group in Montreal (Now Royal Canadian Medical Corps). He is also an experienced and competent management consultant, holding a Certified DND Management Consultant Designation, and is a very experienced strategic planner. He served in both the Defence 2000 Secretariat and the Primary Care Renewal Team for Health Services and was a member of the core team designing and implementing the concept of Integrated Strategic and Cost Management in DND. He has an ebullient personality which helps him to works well with others. He is enthusiastic, perseverant, persuasive and dedicated to achieving his chosen or assigned goals. He has maintained a life-long is dedication to the Navy, was appointed Mr. Navy in 1980 as the Representative of the Province of Nova Scotia Department of Tourism and the Maritime Command to promote the 70th Anniversary Celebrations on a cross Canada tour, with fellow representatives from each province and territory in Canada, visiting 10 major cities to promote the Naval Celebrations. Charles achieved the Ranks of Petty Officer 1st Class, and was commissioned from the Ranks. As a newly promoted Commissioned Officer, he was appointed Commanding Officer of a Summer Recruit training program (NRSSTP) overseeing the training of 250 new recruits. He served as Engineering Training Officer, Naval Control of Shipping Officer in HMCS Scotian in Halifax. After Moving to Montreal in 1985 Charles was appointed, Operations Officer and then Executive Officer and retired as XO from HMCS Donnacona. He continued his support to the Montreal Branch, NAC through the organization of a Fundraiser Variety Show, held on the Drill deck at HMCS Donnacona – the NAC Ho Ho Ho, Christmas Variety Show to raise funds for Soldier On, and most recently by participating in a recruiting presentation on behalf of NAC assisting the branch President.