RAC Bulletin: March 2016
RAC would like to welcome Guy Richard, VE2QG/VE2XTD, as our new Director for the Quebec Region. Guy was unanimously appointed by the RAC Board of Directors and will complete the remainder of a two-year term that started on January 1, 2016 and will end on December 31, 2017.
Guy was born and raised in Montréal and grew up in Québec City. He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1968 and obtained his Master’s degree from Polytechnique in 1969. Upon graduation, he began his career as a Bridge Engineer including as a Government Bridge Engineer from 1976 to 2008 and as the Head of the Bridge Department of the Ministry of Transport of Quebec (Transports Québec) from 1992 to 2008. Guy worked for Dessau Engineering from 2008 to 2015 before joining Stantec in 2016.
Guy was first licensed as an Amateur in 1990 and he obtained his Advanced certificate in 1991. He is active on HF, VHF and UHF and has participated in many community activities since 1992.
From 1992 until 2015, he held many positions with Club Radio Amateur de Québec (CRAQ) including Director and as its President for three terms. Guy has been a Director with Radio Amateur du Québec Inc. (RAQI) since 2003. He served as its Vice-President for three years and is currently its President.
Guy has been a member of Radio Amateurs of Canada since 1993 and served as RAC’s First Vice-President in 2008.
Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA
RAC President and Chair