naval affairs

Directors

Key Appointments (Directors)

  • President – Bill Conconi
  • Vice-President – Bruce Belliveau

Directors

  • Rod Hughes – Editor NAC News
  • King Wan  – Membership
  • Michael (Mike) Hoare – Nominating/Governance
  • Tom Conway – Treasurer
  • Jeff Gilmour
  • Tim Addison - Naval Affairs
  • Mark Phillips

Non – Director  Appointments

  • David Soule – Executive Director
  • Past President - Jim Carruthers

Bill Conconi

Currently serving with NAC-VI as President having served earlier positions as Treasurer and Programs Director. Holds a Masters Degree from University of BC and University of Victoria. Joined the Naval Reserve in 1965 as a Cadet Instructor and in that role, over time, became the Commanding officer of the local Corps as well as three…

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Tim Addison

The son of a naval officer, Tim has been connected to the RCN all his life. He was christened in HMCS ONTARIO, attended Royal Roads and RMCC and served 34 years in the Navy. Highlights of his sea-going career include two deployments in the Arabian Gulf. In NDHQ he held a variety of positions in…

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Thomas (Tom) Conway

Thomas P. Conway, FCPA, FCA, CFP(ret) Joined RCNR in 1958 at HMCS Cabot as a UNTD Cadet. Served as Lt.(N) from 1965 to 1968. Last appointment, Stores Officer, HMCS Bonaventure. Deputy CFO of Memorial University from 1968 to 1973. Sole practitioner specializing in IT from 1973 to 2006. Joined BDO Canada as a consultant in 2007 and retired…

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Rod Hughes

The RCN has been a major influence on my life, and I very much respect what the RCN has done for me.  Many long-lasting friendships were forged during my years in the Navy.  My father was a career naval officer and I married into a naval family.  In short, the Navy is in my blood. …

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Mike Hoare

Mike was enrolled in the Regular Officer Training Plan at the age of 16.  He has served in the Army and Navy in both the Regular Force and Reserves completing a total of 32 years combined service. Primarily, he served as a Specialist Officer in the Personnel Psychology Branch in a variety of positions, ultimately…

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Jeff Gilmour

Jeff Gilmour spent over thirteen years in the RCN and Reserves serving on both destroyers and HMCS Bonaventure. For over twenty years he was employed as a lawyer and senior manager with the Government of the Northwest Territories, completing his term in 1998 as Secretary to Cabinet and Deputy Minister to the Executive. In Alberta…

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Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips has been a member of the Naval Association of Canada since 2002 and in 2010 he joined the Board of Directors, at the Toronto Branch. In 2011 he was appointed as Programming Chair and established the very successful Toronto Branch Monthly Speaker Series, located at Canadian Forces College. Over six years as Chair…

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