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The CPS Foundation Members
John Hinksman, SN
Chair

A Past District Commander of York West District, John has served as Course Director for Celestial Navigation and is currently a member of the Offshore Navigation Committee. John received his 39th Merit Mark in 2018 for his volunteer contribution to CPS-ECP.

Larry Hicks, AP
Vice-Chair

Larry served on the former Governing Board as District Commander for Western Ontario. He was also a proctor for Distance Education and has been a member in various capacities for more than 40 years. Larry received his 43rd Merit Mark in 2018 for his volunteer contribution to CPS-ECP.

Malcolm Blann, AP Secretary/Treasurer

Mal is a Past Chief Commander (2009-2011) of CPS-ECP and served 13 years on the former Governing Board in various positions including National Secretary, Treasurer, Administrative Officer, and Executive Officer. He has served in various capacities at the Squadron (formerly Sur-Del), District (Pacific Mainland), and National Committee levels. Mal received his 42nd Merit Mark in 2018 for his volunteer contribution to CPS-ECP.

Ghislain Arsenault, SN Director

Past District Commander of Cartier District, Ghislain served on the former Governing Board as a General Director and was a member of the Committee on Nominations. He was Chair of the French Editorial Review Committee and the Curriculum Committee, as well as serving as Assistant National Training Officer. Ghislain received his 39th Merit Mark in 2018 for his volunteer contribution to CPS-ECP.

Sheila Boutcher, SN Director

Past District Commander of Vancouver Island North District, Sheila served in the former National Training Department in various capacities for 24 years, with three years as National Training Officer. Sheila received her 45th Merit Mark in 2018 for her volunteer contribution to CPS-ECP.

Erik Fabricius, S
Member

Erik served on the former Governing Board as District Commander of Georgian-Trent District. In 2018, Erik stepped down from his position as Secretary/Treasurer for the Foundation but remains a member. Erik received his 28th Merit Mark in 2018 for his volunteer contribution to CPS-ECP.

Joseph Gatfield, JN Member

Joe is a Past Chief Commander (2013-2015) and has served on the former Governing Board and the current Board of Directors of CPS-ECP. He has served in various capacities at the Squadron (Windsor), District (Western Ontario), and National levels. Joe received his 28th Merit Mark in 2018 for his volunteer contributions to CPS-ECP.