Cdr (Ret’d) Brian Cook is currently First Vice-president of the NOABC. He joined the Naval Reserve through the UNTD program and was a member of the last class of that program. He has served in Naval Reserve Units across Canada and has commanded most of the classes of ship available for Naval Reserve command including gate vessels, PBs and MCDVs. He has also commanded the Naval Reserve Division HMCS Discovery and was OIC Prevost Division in London, Ontario in the lead up to Prevost being re-commissioned as HMCS Prevost. He has an extensive academic background with a post-graduate degree from the London School of Economics and a law degree from the University of British Columbia. Brian will bring his extensive naval background and reserve experience to the Association.