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Brendon McKenna, CBET


Information: In 2002 Brendon McKenna became a Certified Biomedical Engineering Technologist, CBET(C) under the Canadian Board of Examiners for Biomedical Engineering and Dialysis Technologists and Technicians. Brendon graduated from the Electronics Engineering Technology program at Holland College in Prince Edward Island in 1991. In 1993 he graduated from Computer Engineering Technology at Holland College. After graduation he moved to Ottawa where he worked at a Motorola service shop in the portable radio department, then moved to Nova Scotia where he worked at Telephony. He eventually moved back home to Prince Edward Island in 1998 where he entered the world of Biomedical Engineering Technology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown.

Currently and for 18 years now Brendon has served on community council in the Community of Brackley, where he resides. He currently holds the portfolio of Transportation and Public Works on council. In the past Brendon has volunteered as Flight Navigator with Civil Air Search and Rescue. He also volunteered as a firefighter for 16 years and rose to the position of Captain. While on the department he also served as Secretariat for 12 of those years.

Brendon is very involved in the sport of Paragliding and served a term as the Safety Officer and served a term as President on the board for Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Atlantic Canada. He is currently a member of the Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Atlantic Canada (HPAAC), Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada (HPAC), as well United States Hang Gliding Paragliding Association (USHPA). He is currently certified as an Intermediate (P3) Paragliding Pilot both in Canada and USA.

Other hobbies include Wood Working, Carpentry, Metal Fabrication and Real Estate.

He is supported at home by his wife and two teenage boys.

The spring of 2016 Brendon was elected to
the ACCES Board of Directors as the Secretariat.