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Anthony Gucciardo, RN, CD

Biographical notes

Astronomy Experience:

  • 15 years of Amateur Astronomy experience
  • Introduction to Astronomy, Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec)
  • Former member of the Société d'astronomie du Planétarium de Montréal
  • Co-Founder and Past-President of the Yukon Astronomical Society
  • Member and Past-National Tresurer of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
  • Developer of the:
    • 1st Yukon Astronomical Observatory
    • 1st Yukon Star Party, showcasing Dr. Phil Plait (aka The Bad Astronomer)
    • Aurora 360 Project - 1st North American chartered flight into the Auroral Oval
  • Astronomy Instructor:
    • Yukon Curriculum for Grades 3,4,6,7,and 9
    • Kids Camps: Camp FIRE, Yukon College, YuKonstruct, Petit Cheval Blanc, Boys and Girls Club, Canada Game Centre
    • Organizations: Scouts Canada, Cadets Canada, Girl Guides

Related Business/Leadership/Management Experience:

  • Registered Nurse  (12yrs), currently at Whitehorse General Hospital
  • Canadian Armed Forces Reserve Officer  (25yrs) former:
    • Commanding Officer
    • Training Officer / Instructor
    • Supply Officer
    • Small & Large Bore Range Safety Officer (RSO)
    • SAR & Ground-Team Instructor
    • US JOTC Leadership Encampment Liason Officer
  •  Bill of Material Analyst  (SBDU) for 6yrs with Future Electronics (Montreal, Quebec)
    • Coordinated specified classes of components within the organization
    • Worked in conjunction with Product Managers and Asset Managers in providing accurate, and reliable information with regards to inventory levels and scheduling
    • Developed Visual Basic programs to increase efficiency and provide more resources for better Customer service
    • Met quarterly with supplier contacts
    • Gave feedback on process improvement and identified new process requirements
  • IT Support Officer / Information Systems Security Officer  (ISSO), Department of National Defence
    • Ensured users followed National Defence (DND) guidelines & policies as the Unit/System ISSO is directly responsible to the Operational Authority of a particular IS and functionally responsible to the Wing/Base ISSO, for the security of the IS system operated by the unit. This includes all security aspects relating to systems configuration, operating procedures, control of input, output, and equipment interface considerations. The Unit/System ISSO is responsible to maintain the conditions of accreditation for their Unit IS
    • Maintained workstations and server infrastructure in an operational environment on multiple secure, national networks
    • Managed trouble tickets, monitored backups, and acted as a client liaison
    • Participated in many operational/departmental briefs
    • Conducted IT briefings at all levels of management
    • Assisted in weekly regional conference calls to ensure client/user needs were addressed and/or met
    • Updated client assets via VMware, and inventoried server infrastructure & IM/IT - Pacific / Northern assets
  •  Executive Secretary  Kativik Environmental Advisory Committee (KEAC)
    • Responsible for all environmental issues regarding the region of Nunavik
    • Coordinated the proposal for funding to Nunavik's Search & Rescue operations at all levels of government
    • Successfully co-ordinated a HAZMAT spill containment and clean-up in Kuujjuaq, Quebec
    • Introduced an Internet Portal System for the KEAC
    • Coordinated and chaired all meetings for the KEAC
    • Introduced environmental projects to schools across Nunavik
  •  Instructor/Facilitator with Collège Gerald-Godin (Montreal, Quebec)
    • Facilitated a Leadership & Management training program for client Quebecor World
    • Offered clients effective, dynamic, and customized training

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