Dr. Nellestyn enjoyed a rewarding career in the military and private sector. He is a recipient of Professional Engineers of Ontario Citizenship Award, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the VAC Minister’s Commendation. He is CEO of Andel Inc. Consulting Services (Management, Security, Economics, Finance, Energy, International Development). Dr. Nellestyn is Co-Producer of the acclaimed documentary series The Veterans (http://vimeo.com/channels/theveterans), editorial member of Afghanistan: A Canadian Story 2001-2014 (www.afghanistanacanadianstory.ca) to be published November 2014, and a member of Engineers Without Borders (www.ewb.ca). Colonel Nellestyn also heads a project to establish a RCEME Museum at CFB Kingston.
A former Crown Prosecutor in Alberta, Scott Newark was named as the first non-police officer to serve as the Executive Director of the Canadian Police Association in Ottawa. After 9-11 he became Ontario’s Special Security Advisor on Counter Terrorism and authored that Province’s Security Perimeter Strategy. He is a border and transit security advisor to governments in Canada, most recently as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister of Public Safety. He holds memberships in Borderpol, the North American Advisory Board to the International Association of Airport and Seaport Police, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Aviation Security Committee, and is Vice Chair/Operations of the National Security Group.
Bethan Nodwell is a military spouse with a passion for politics, international relations and the defense industry.