NSNAC Organization and Activities
How is NSNAC organized?
- A volunteer Board of Directors oversee the Branch’s programs and finances. A small executive administers the affairs of the Branch and organizes social, educational, and fund-raising events.
- Directors are elected at the Annual General Meeting by the membership for unspecified terms.
- Directors nominate one of their number to be President whose appointment is similarly ratified by the membership at the AGM.
President, Peter Haydon
Vice President, Bob Lancashire (also Social and Communications Director)
Treasurer, Don Uhrich
Past President, Doug Thomas
Membership, Sherry Richardson (also CNMT Liaison)
Service, Rowland Marshall
Honours and Awards, Vacant
NSNOA Bursary Trust, Guy Chauvin
Chaplain, Charlie Black
Bruce Belliveau, Charles Westropp, Tony Goode, and Len Canfield.
Information on NSNAC Maritime Affairs activities will be posted when events or
initiatives take place.
Naval History and Heritage
Information of interest to members concerning RCN and maritime history will be
Support for Veterans
Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) now defines a veteran as being, “Any former member
of the Canadian Armed Forces who successfully underwent basic training and is
However, other criteria, in addition to Veteran status, are needed to qualify
for services from the Department. The VAC website (veterans.gc.ca) contains
much information on services and eligibility. In addition, Some NSNAC Directors
have experience in these matters and are available to help members.