Advisory Committee

Deanna M Brasseur, CM,CD

Deanna Brasseur is a professional motivational speaker, President of Supersonix Unlimited Inc. and founder of the One in A Million project. In 1981, Dee was one of the first three women in the Canadian Forces to earn her pilots wings. Following a tour of duty in Moose Jaw, SK instructing on jet training aircraft and a Flight Commanders assignment flying the T33 in Cold Lake, AB., Major Brasseur became one of the first two women in the world to qualify as fighter pilots and fly the CF18 Hornet. Having flown 2,500 hours in jet aircraft and completing an assignment at National Defence Headquarters as an Aircraft Accident Investigator, Dee took early retirement from the military in 1994. In 1996 she formed and led the Canadian National Precision Flying Team to the World Precision Flying Championship in Ft. Worth, TX. Selected as a member of the Maclean's Annual Honor Roll in 1998 for speaking out about the topic of rape and sexual abuse in the military, the following year she was recognized for her contributions to Canadian Aviation and inducted as a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2007, she was inducted into the Women in Aviation, International Pioneer Hall of Fame

Robin Vandekleut, MBA

Robin Vandekleut is the owner of A Creative Voice Communication and has over 20 years experience in business, communications and marketing at the national and international level. She has worked in corporate, non-profit, and public sector environments and has a strategic, visionary approach to business development. She has an Executive MBA from Queen's University and an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences. Robin has devoted much of her volunteer time to various organizations involved in supporting issues of injustice. She comes from a long family lineage of military involvement and is a proud supporter of our Canadian troops.

Alicia Natividad, Barrister & Solicitor

Alicia is a lawyer practicing in the areas of business law, estate planning, real estate and litigation in those areas. She was the first female lawyer of Philippine heritage to practice law in Canada. She is the founder and Past President of the Canada Philippines Business Council which promotes bilateral trade between Canada and the Philippines. Alicia has an extensive record of civic volunteerism. In addition, to being a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Greater Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Society of Estates and Trusts Practitioners, Alicia was a trustee for the Ottawa Civic Hospital, Loeb Health Research Institute, Employment Assistance of North America, and numerous other organizations. She has assisted in the establishment of several organizations, such as, Ottawa Women's Network, Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton, Multicultural Council of Professional Women, Science and Technology Council, Philippine Centre Canada, and Canada Philippine Heritage Foundation, to name a few. For her efforts Alicia has received numerous awards and citations, some of which are: Business and Professional Women’s Award (March 3, 1992), The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Commemorative Medal (2002) Most Outstanding Filipino Canadian Award (2003), Philippine Presidential Citation for Overseas Filipinos (2004).

Margaret (Peggy) Cameron, MBA, CFP, RFP

Founder of Cameron Leadership Development Inc. Peggy is a noted and respected performance and leadership development specialist. Her in depth background in a variety of fields - business and retirement planning, taxation, personal motivation, goal setting and achievement, provides her with the tools to support action planning and business achievements at all levels. Peggy has an Executive MBA and a Master Coach Certification. She is currently Treasurer of the Canadian Association of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (CANLP). For many years, Peggy has been an enthusiastic and proactive volunteer in the Financial Services Profession. She is regularly consulted by such publications as The Financial Post Magazine and MoneySense Magazine for their family profile sections and was recently profiled in Investment Executive.

Captain Bruce Beswick

Bruce Beswick is a founding partner of Hire Canadian Military, a successful company established to assist Canadian military veterans in finding employment with companies that recognize the value of their experience. Traveling through life with adventure as his personal driver, Bruce has explored mountains along the west coast of Canada, hunted extensively in the remote wilderness regions of northern Alberta and British Columbia, managed a chain of fuel and retail outlets in Alberta and British Columbia, worked as a surveyor in the oil fields of Alberta, piloted ships in Canadian coastal waters and trained military personnel to operate unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States. Presently serving in the Canadian Air Force, he has flown as a search and rescue pilot and a fighter pilot. He has served as an international peace keeper with the United Nations, performing leadership and liaison roles in theatre. If a project is interesting, exciting or new, and it offers a personal challenge Bruce willingly participates - particularly if it enhances the quality of life for others. He presently resides in eastern Ontario with a wonderful wife on their family farm.

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