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Nason, Kenneth A.

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number U-02477
Birth 00/11/1947 Death (nk)
Place Saint John Place (nk)
Area NB Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
Honours OMM.
Qualifications psc.
He was a graduate of Dalhousie University. In 1984 he received designation as a Professional Administrator by the Canadian Institute of Management. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Canada. He is a Public Representative, Nova Scotia barristers’ Society. He is the Corporate Secretary, Investment Dealers Association of Canada. In 2001 to the present (2012). He was operating a consulting business providing corporate secretarial and governance consulting services in Halifax NS.
Military Service
He was appointed as an Officer Cadet (UNTD) RCN(R) (With seniority dated 01/09/1965). He served in HMCS Scotian for UNTD 1965-1966. He served in HMCS Cornwallis for Training 1965. He served in HMCS Malahat for Training 1966. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 11/05/1968). He served in CFB Borden for Supply Course 1968. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 11/05/1969). (Transferred to CF 1970). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (MARS) 1970. He served in HMCS Assiniboine 1970. He served in HMCS St. Laurent. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (MARS) (With seniority dated 15/05/1973). He served in HMCS Fraser. He served in HMCS Athabaskan 1975. He served on the Combat Control Officers Course 1975. He served in HMCS Mackenzie as Operations and Training Officer 1975. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1977). He served in HMCS Huron as Combat Officer 1977. He served in MARCOM Staff as Staff Officer Combat Control Readiness 1979. He completed a post graduate studies course at Dalhousie University in 1980. He served in HMCS Athabaskan as Executive Officer 1981. He served in the Royal Naval Staff College Greenwich for Course 1982. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 07/07/1983). He served in NDHQ as Section Head Surface Warship Requirements (Project Director Canadian Patrol Frigate/Tribal Class Modernization/Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel Projects) 1983. He served in HMCS Mackenzie (In command) 1985. He served in HMCS Yukon (In command) 1986-87. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 03/08/1987). He served on French Language Training 1987. He served in NDHQ as Director Naval Requirements 1988. He served as Commander Fourth Canadian Destroyer Squadron and Commander Training Group Pacific and Commander Training Squadron 1991. He served in the National Defence College National Securities Studies Course 1992. He was appointed as a Commodore (CF) (With seniority dated 09/07/1993). He served as the Commandant Canadian Forces College (Toronto) 1993. In 1996 he served as Chief of Management Renewal Services. (He was retired.) (He specialized in navigation. He participated in command appointments in the 75th Anniversary of Canadian Navy 1985, the 75th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy 1986, and the 50th Anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Navy in 1991.)
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features
White Twist (UNTD Yearbook) (1967); MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Email Communication (Ken Nason - John MacFarlane 20120506); Bill Clearihue (Nominal List UNTD); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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