CNS Council Members

2020 – 2021 Executive

Member Affiliation Executive Position
Kamal Verma Laurentis President
Aman Usmani Kinectrics Inc. Past President
Guy Hotte Kinectrics Inc 1st Vice-President
Tracy Lynn Primeau Bruce Power, retired 2nd Vice-President
Mohamed Younis AMEC FW Retiree Treasurer
Ruth Burany Kinectrics Inc. Secretary

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Council

Member Affiliation
Aman Usmani Kinectrics Inc.
Mohammadreza Baghbanan OPG
Arthur Situm Western University
Kendall Boniface Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Inc.
Rudy Cronk PLC Fire Safety Engineering
Keith Stratton Stratton Consulting Inc.
Doddy Kastanya Kinectrics Inc.
Guy Marleau École Polytechnique Montreal
Moe Fadaee Kinectrics Inc
Mohamed Younis AMEC FW Retiree
Chary Rangacharyulu University of Saskatchewan
Paul Spekkens OPG, retired
Tracy Lynn Primeau Bruce Power, retired
Ujjal Mondal Ontario Power Generation
Paul Jones Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Inc.
Ruth Burany Kinectrics Inc.
Daniel Gammage Kinectrics Inc.
John Gorman ex officio Canadian Nuclear Association
Mohinder Singh Grover M.S. Grover & Associates
Guy Hotte Kinectrics Inc
Colin Hunt CGH Publications Inc.
Peter Easton retired Senior Nuclear Policy Advisor, Natural Resources Canada
Derek Lister University of New Brunswick
Cheryl Tasker-Shaw CTS Consulting
Jeremy M. Hopwood UNENE
Doddy Kastanya Kinectrics Inc.
Wilson Lam Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development & Mines
Eleodor Nichita (Dorin) Ontario Tech University
Peter Ottensmeyer Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
Peter Ozemoyah Tyne Engineering
Kamal Verma Laurentis

CNS Office

Elmir Lekovic Office Administrator

Technical Divisions

Division Chair
Environment, Waste Management & Decommissioning Parva Alavi EWM Consulting & Justin Gray Kinectrics
Fuel Technologies Division Andrew Prudil (CNL), Mukesh Tayal, Nueva Science Incorporated
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance (NOM) Nathan Bruns BWXT; Andrew Brooks, BP; Moe Fadaee, Kinectrics Inc.
Fusion Energy and Accelerator Science and Technology Blair Bromley CNL, Peter Schwanke Ontario Tech University
Generation IV and Small Reactors Wilson Lam Ontario Ministry of Energy, Larisa Logan CSA Group, David Hummel CNL
Materials, Chemistry and Fitness for Service Mohammadreza Baghbanan & Daniel Gammage Kinectrics Inc.
Nuclear Science & Engineering Wei Shen COG, Ben Rouben, 12 & 1 Consulting
Science and Technology of Radioisotopes Chary Rangacharyulu University of Saskatchewan & Andrea Armstrong McMaster University
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Division Moe Fadaee, Kevin Lee

CNS Committees

Committee Chair Members
Finance Mohamed Younis Doddy Kastanya Keith Stratton, Daniel Gammage, Adriaan Buijs, Mohinder Grover, Aman Usmani
Inter-society Relations Tracy Lynn Primeau
Business Support Rudy Cronk Keith Stratton Arthur Situm, William Smith, Keith Stratton, Kendall Boniface, Jacques A. Plourde,
Branch Affairs Aman Usmani Syed Zaidi,Retired NBPower, Branch Chairs
Government and Regulatory Affairs Committee Colin Hunt and Peter Easton
The Contracts Committee Mohamed Younis Mohinder Singh Grover, Peter Ozemoyah, Guy Hotte, Kamal Verma, Aman Usmani,
Strategic Planning Paul Spekkens
Education and Communications Peter Ottensmeyer Doddy Kastanya
Honours and Awards Tracy Primeau & Ujjal Mondal Peter Ozemoyah, Robert Walker, Kamal Verma, Keith Stratton, Benjamin Rouben, Jeremy J. Whitlock, Derek Mullin, Ovidiu Nainer, W.C.H. (Bill) Kupferschmidt, Mohinder Singh Grover, Aman Usmani, Daniel Gammage, John Gorman,
Membership Guy Hotte & Tracy Lynn Primeau Cheryl Tasker-Shaw, Doddy Kastanya,
Scholarship Mohamed Younis Adriaan Buijs, Doddy Kastanya, Wei Shen, Mohinder Singh Grover, Arthur Situm, Kendall Boniface, Jadranka Popovic,
Publications Colin Hunt & Cheryl Tasker-Shaw Tracy Lynn Primeau, Arthur Situm, Kamal Verma,
International Liaison Committee Peter Ozemoyah Benjamin Rouben, 12 & 1 Consulting
CNS Contribution Agreement Chair Paul Jones

Branches

Branch Chair
Bruce John Krane
Ontario Tech Adam Robinson & Hamzah Haddad
Western Jason MKC Donev & Matthew Dalzell
Chalk River Andrew C. Morreale
Durham Nicholas Preston
Golden Horseshoe Michael Tucker & James Barron
Manitoba Jason Martino
New Brunswick Derek Mullin
Ottawa Ken Kirkhope
Sheridan Park Rajendra Jain
Toronto Touraj Ghaznavi

Past CNS Presidents

Duration President
2020-21 Aman Usmani
2019-20 Keith Stratton
2018-19 John Luxat
2017-18 Daniel Gammage
2016-17 Peter Ozemoyah
2015-16 Paul D. Thompson
2014-15 Jacques Plourde
2013-14 Adriaan Buijs
2012-13 John Roberts
2011-12 Frank Doyle
2010-11 Adriaan Buijs
2009-10 Dorin Nichita
2008-09 Jim Harvie
2007-08 Eric Williams
2006-07 Dan Meneley
2005-06 John Luxat
2004-05 Bill Schneider
2003-04 Jeremy Whitlock
2002-03 Ian Wilson
2001-02 Dave Jackson
2000-01 Ken Smith
1999-00 Krish Krishnan
1998-99 Paul Thompson
1997-98 Ben Rouben
1996-97 Hong Huynh
1995-96 Jerry Cuttler
1994-95 Ed Price
1993-94 Paul Fehrenbach
1992-93 Bill Midvidy
1991-92 Gil Phillips
1990-91 Hugues Bonin
1989-90 Eva Rosinger
1988-89 Ken Talbot
1987-88 Irwin Itzkovich
1986-87 Nabila Yousef
1985-86 Joe Howieson
1984-85 Peter Stevens-Guille
1983-84 John Hewitt
1982-83 Phil Ross-Ross
1981-82 Phil Ross-Ross
1980-81 George Howey