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Appointee Biographies

Ontario Geographic Names Board


Jack McFadden began employment with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) in 1974 and remained for his entire career with the exception of six secondments to special projects with outside agencies, other ministries or across public agencies. At MNR he was District Manager, A/Director of the Natural Resources Information Branch, Director of Ontario's Land Information Transition Project and subsequently Director of the Aviation and Forest Fire Management Branch. He is currently the First Vice-President of the Ontario Maple Producers Association and immediate Past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Martyr's Shrine. Mr. McFadden holds a Bachelor of Arts (honours) degree in Geography and Economics and a Master of Arts degree in Geography from the University of Western Ontario.