Major Don Wilson, CD (Ret’d)

CMEA Commendation - Major Don Wilson, CD (Ret’d)

The Canadian Military Engineers Association recognizes Don Wilson’s contributions to the financial management of the Association. Since his retirement in 1993 after 36 years of Regular Force service in the Canadian Military Engineers, Don Wilson has given immensely to the both the Military Engineers Association of Canada and the Canadian Military Engineers Association. At the local level, Don served as the President of the MEAC National Capital Region Chapter 1993-94 and then volunteered as National MEAC Treasurer 1996 -2001. After the formation of the Canadian Military Engineers Association he carried on these responsibilities as National CMEA Treasurer 2001 - 2009.


As National Treasurer, Don was instrumental in transferring the financial books of the MEAC to a modern electronic financial application that greatly facilitated management, accounting and auditing of the Associations’ books. His familiarity with the operations of the MEAC provided a sound basis for the transition associated with the formation of the CMEA. In addition, his recommendations for alternative financial investment vehicles has improved the Association’s return on it’s investments.


The Canadian Military Engineers Association commends Don Wilson for his sound and lengthy period of dedication to the Association’s financial management.


Date Awarded 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Award Type 
CMEA Commendation
Rank at time of award 
Major (Ret'd)
Award Citation 


The Canadian Military Engineers Association recognizes Captain Jacques Landry’s outstanding support to the Canadian Military Engineers Association during his assignment as Military Engineering Branch Adjutant from 2002 to this present day. In an era that has been marked by a multitude of changes, Captain Landry has been constant in his provision of a high level of sound support from the Office of the Military Engineering Branch Advisor. He has contributed enormously in a liaison capacity and his secretarial and archival skills have often been relied upon to support the work of the CMEA. Particularly noteworthy has been his support to the CMEA Bursary Selection Board whose work has been conducted with utmost efficiency due to his solid and skilled secretarial support.