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General Information (2007/2008)
10.4 Canadian Centre for Marine Communications (CCMC)

Located at the Fisheries and Marine Institute, CCMC is an independent ocean technology support organization that provides financial, technical and marketing support to Canada's ocean technology community. Its mission is to continually improve the competitiveness of Canada's ocean technology community. CCMC accomplishes this through a series of programs and initiatives. Through our technology development programs, we offer financial assistance. Through a series of initiatives delivered under the headings of industry development and business development, we provide technical support and help build capacity in our national ocean technology community and develop international opportunities for our network members at home. Our network members include all Canada's ocean technology community players.

Board of Directors

  • Evans, M. (Chair)
  • Associate, Policy Insights Inc.
  • Blackwood, G. (Vice-Chair)
  • Executive Director, The Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Chaulk, N.
  • President, International Communications and Navigation (ICAN)
  • Gillespie, R. (Secretary)
  • Vice President, CCMC
  • Hogan, D.
  • Assistant Deputy Minister, Dept of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development
  • Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Kearsey, M. (Treasurer)
  • Manager, Corporate Affairs, CCMC
  • Lacroix, P.
  • Managing Director, Canadian Centre for Ocean Gliders
  • Newhook, R.V. (President and CEO)
  • CCMC


  • President & CEO
  • Newhook, R.V., B.Eng. Memorial, P.Eng.
  • Vice President
  • Gillespie, R.T., M.Sc. Memorial, P.Geo.
  • Director, Info Marine
  • Carter, W., B.Sc. Memorial
  • Director, Sea Comm
  • Cater, N.E., B.Eng. Memorial, P.Eng.
  • Director, Industry Development
  • Burry, C., BA Memorial
  • Manager, Corporate Affairs
  • Kearsey, M., B.A. Memorial
  • Network Administrator
  • Davis, E.
  • Event Co-ordinator
  • Dutton, A., B.Comm.(Co-op) Memorial
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Bruce, S.