Past Personas

Honorary Chairmen

  • 1992 Jean Émond, AMARC, Presindent and CEO
  • 1992 Montréal: Marc Denis Everell, Assistant Deputy Minister, CANMET, Natural Resources
  • 1994 Vancouver: Marc Denis Everell, Assistant Deputy Minister, CANMET, Natural Resources Canada
  • 1996 Orlando: The Honourable A. Anne McLellan, Minister of Natural Resources Canada
  • 1998 Halifax: None Declared
  • 2000 Naples: Giovanni Panzera
  • 2001 Orlando: Martin Steinke, Sea World Adventure Park
  • 2003 Valencia: None Declared
  • 2005 Shiga: Takeo Shimizu
  • 2006 Berlin: Ronald Lancaster
  • 2007 Montréal: Jean Bissonnette

Co-Chairpersons

  • 1996 Lake Buena Vista
    • Gerry Laib, Naval Surface Warfare Center
    • Tom Craven, Walt Disney Attractions Inc.
  • 1998 Halifax
    • Gerry Laib, Naval Surface Warfare Center
    • Roger L. Schneider, Rho Sigma Associates
  • 2000 Naples
    • Roger L. Schneider, Rho Sigma Associates
    • Joseph Domanico, Aberdeen Proving Ground
    • Rutger Webb, TNO Prins Maurits Laboratorium
  • 2001 Lake Buena Vista
    • Roger L. Schneider, Rho Sigma Associates
    • Joseph Domanico, Aberdeen Proving Ground
  • 2003 Valencia
    • Izaskún Astondoa, AFAPE (Spanish Pyrotechnic Association) President
    • Roger L. Schneider, Rho Sigma Associates
  • 2005 Shiga
    • Masamitsu Tamura, Professor, Yokohama National University
    • Roger L. Schneider, Rho Sigma Associates
  • 2006 Berlin
    • Alexander von Oertzen, BAM (Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing)
    • Roger L. Schneider, Rho Sigma Associates