Mark Sylvester – President
Mark Sylvester is President of ASAP Avionics, an avionics maintenance, repair and installation company located in Campbell River since 1997.
Scott Dewis – Vice President
Scott Dewis is Founder and CEO of RaceRocks 3D, an innovative SME in Victoria that provides Gamified Training and Communications to prime defense & Aerospace contractors. Leveraging 4 Emmy nominations in Hollywood VFX and multiple awards for interactive gaming, Scott has lead RaceRocks 3D from a single prime defence client in early 2013 to seven in 2014, plus expanded its gamified training into Industry, Academia and Oil and Gas, creating jobs and strengthening the local economy with federal contracts.
Ray Brougham – Treasurer
Ray Brougham, President, Prototype Equipment Design in Victoria. Ray started PED in 2001 in order to build process equipment used to manufacture solid state Gamma ray and X-ray detectors. Today PED has a full scale CNC machining facility, an automated circuit board assembly division plus build to print manufacturing capability. Current customer base is the high tech, semiconductor, medical, military and research fields. PED is now concentrating on expanding into the machined aviation component supply market.
Dr. Jenner Richards – Secretary
Dr. Richards is VP Operations for Quarternion Aerospace and a Mechanical Engineer with aerospace experience in both manned and unmanned aircraft design and testing. Previous experience has ranged from the design of an aircraft fuel system for a deHavilland Beaver turboprop conversion, to FE analysis of aircraft structures in support of Transport Canada certification. Jenner is also completing his PhD where he is focusing on the subjects of Multidisciplinary Optimization and Aeroelasticity.
Natasha Dilay – Academic Representative
Natasha Dilay is Employer Liaison, Experiential Education, Student Services at Royal Roads University.