The GTA section emergency coordinator holds regular quarterly meetings for planning, organization and information exchange purposes. Taking advantage of RAC's national planning session in southern Ontario, Rick Harrison VA3NV SEC GTA invited RAC President Geoff Bawden VE4BAW and Glenn Macdonnell VE3XRA to attend.
A good discussion covering insurance, the regional nature of Canada, the future of ham radio and the need for raise public awareness on the good works done by radio amateurs was held. Several participants had also been at the May 23rd RAC public session.
Front row; (left to right) Richard Upfield, VA3RMU EC Peel ARES; Rick Harrison, VA3NV SEC GTA; Michael Brickell, VE3TKI AEC Mississauga ARES; Glenn Macdonnell, VE3XRA; Geoff, VE4BAW ; Kevin Andrews, VA3KRA EC Burlington ARES; Peter Elliot, VA3PRE AEC South Halton ARES; Alison Honsberger, VE3GRL EC Durham ARES; Robert Galambos, VA3BXG EC York Region ARES
Back Row (left to right) Tim Andrew, VA3TMA EC Toronto (West) ARES; Joe Cusimano, VE3OV EC Toronto (North) ARES; Paul Allen, VA3PB AEC Peel ARES; Russell Walter, VA3WTR AEC York Region ARES; Daniel Goodier, VE3NI AEC Mississauga ARES; Jeff Rishea, VA3CQC AEC South Halton ARES; Hal Buller, VA3HFB DEC Ontario PEOC ARES