Communications and Electronics Branch Senior Appointments

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The Communications and Electronics (C&E) Branch Senior Appointments[1][2]:

Colonel-in-Chief

HRH, Mary, The Princess Royal, CI, GCVO, CBE, RRC, TD, CD, DCL, LLD         29 May 1940 – 15 March 1965
HRH, The Princess Royal, The Princess Anne, LG, LT, GCVO, QSO, GCL, CD, ADC         (7 or 11?) June 1977[3]present

Honorary Colonel Commandant

BGen J. E. Genet, CBE, MC, CD         18 August 1948 – 18 August 1954
BGen A.W. Beament, CBE, VD, CD         19 August 1954 – 19 September 1962
BGen C.S. McKee, CBE, ED, CD         20 September 1962 – 23 March 1966

Colonel Commandant

LGen S.F. Clark, CBE, CD         24 March 1966 – 23 March 1973
BGen J.B. Clement, CD         24 March 1973 – 31 December 1976
BGen R.E. Mooney, CMM, CD         1 January 1977 – 31 December 1980
MGen L.H. Wylie, CD         1 January 1981 – 31 December 1983
BGen J.D. Richards, OMM, CD         1 January 1984 – 31 December 1986
BGen M.H.F. Webber, CD         1 January 1987 – 23 November 1989
MGen R.N. Senior, CMM, CD         24 November 1989 – 22 October 1992
Col P.E. Morneault, CD         23 October 1992 – 25 October 1996
Capt (N) J.E. Croft, CD         26 October 1996 – 21 February 2000
BGen D. Banks, CMM, CD         22 February 2000 – 16 January 2004
BGen R.P. Fraser, OMM, CD         17 January 2004 – 11 December 2006
Col G. Lackonick, CD         12 December 2006 – 19 May 2011
BGen J.J.M. Charron, OMM, CD         20 May 2011 – ???
BGen W.S. Richard, CD         ???? - present

Honorary Colonel of the C&E Branch

Hon. Col A.J.E. Child, OC, CD, LLD         7 February 1992 – 30 July 1996
Hon. Col Justice W.J. Henderson, MBE, CD, QC., LLD         1 March 1997 – 15 September 1998
LCol J.A.P. Thomson, CD         7 March 2002 – 6 March 2004

Branch Adviser

BGen R.E. Mooney, CMM, CD         27 August 1971 – 29 December 1973
MGen R.M. Senior, CMM, CD         30 December1973 – 1976
BGen M. Sugimoto, CD         1976 – 1979
MGen P.E. Woods, CMM, CD         October 1979 – 1984
MGen I. Alleslev, CD         1984 – 22 December 1986

Branch Leader

MGen I. Alleslev, CD         23 December1987 – 1990
MGen J.G. Leech, CMM, CD         1990 – 1992
BGen J.J.M. Charron, OMM, CD         1992 – 4 July 1995
MGen J.G. Leech, CMM, CD         5 July 1995 – 2 July 1997
BGen W.S. Richard, CD         3 July 1997 – July 2000
BGen E.D.J. Plante, CD         July 2000 – 2002
BGen K.G. O’Keefe, OMM, CD         2002 – 2004
MGen A.G. Hines, CMM, CD         2004 – 27 May 2009
LGen G.R. Thibault, CMM, CD         28 May 2009 – 19 May 2011
MGen D.G. Neasmith, OMM, MSC, CD         20 May 2011 – ????
MGen Gregory D. Loos, OMM, CD         ???? – present

Branch Co-Adviser

Col D.F. Pruner, OMM, CD         August 1973 – August 1975
Col G.R. Gauthier, CD         August 1975 – September 1980
Col B.J. Bennett, CD         September 1980 – August 1984
MGen J.G. Leech, CMM, CD         August 1984 – June 1985
BGen W.H. Batt, CD         June 1985 – December 1985
BGen D. Banks, CMM, CD         December 1985 – December 1986
Position eliminated

Senior Communication Reserve Adviser

Col S.B. Lerner, OMM, CD         1978 – 1984
Col J. Catto, CD         1984 – 1987
BGen L.L. Maes, OMM, CD         1987 – 1995
BGen B.M. Curley, CD         1995 – 2003
BGen A.B. Dunfee, CD         2003 – 2008

Branch Adviser to the Branch Leader

BGen J.C. Muise, OMM, CD         1 September 1995 – 25 October 1996
Col D.G. Ling, CD         26 October 1996 – 1998
Col J.R. Leitch, CD         1998 – 2000
Col C.C. MacLennan, CD         2000 – 2002
Col M.J. Gallant, CD         2002 – 2004
Col C.J. Weicker, CD         2004 – 2005
Col J.J.M. Girard, OMM, MSM, CD         2005 – 2007
Col J.J.R.J. Gendron, CD         2007 – 1 September 2009
Col G.W. Dufour, CD         2 September 2009 – 27 June 2012
Col S.C. Sibbald, CD         28 June 2012 – ????
Col Patrice Sabourin, CD          ???? - Oct 2016
Col Dave R. Yarker, CD         Oct 2016 - present

Branch Chief Warrant Officer

CWO W.H. Carlson, CD         1987 – 1989
CPO 1 W.R. Moore, MMM, CD         1989 – 1993
CWO J. Jolivet, CD         1993 – 2 July 1997
CWO L. Lapierre, CD         3 July 1997 – 1999
CWO M.L. Brown, CD         1999 – 2002
CWO D. MacFeely, CD         2002 – 2003
CWO J.A.S. Berthiame, MMM, CD         2003 – 2005
CWO J.M. Voisine, CD         2005 – 2008
CWO A.E. Fequet, CD         2008 – 2010
CWO M.M. Dinelle, CD         2010 – 2014
CWO Michel Boislard         2014 – Oct 2016
CWO Pascal Dupuis, CD         Oct 2016 – present

References

  1. Semaphore to Satellite Appendix 1
  2. C&E Senior Branch Appointments
  3. Semaphore to Satellite has both 7 June and 11 June listed. Research needed to determine correct date.