Michael Stacey is President of CM Technologies, Inc. He has extensive Canadian and international consulting, training and writing experience in maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) administration, coordination and operations and pollution response. He has worked for many years as Maritime Coordinator at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Victoria in British Columbia, Canada and has also instructed at the Canadian Coast Guard College. Mr. Stacey has worked in the public and private sectors and is the co-inventor and developer of the CAPSAVE™ Hull Penetration System, designed for use in maritime salvage and rescue operations.
- Bachelor of Commerce, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
- Master's Certificate of Competency, Canadian Home Trade (500 GT).
- Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator, Canadian Coast Guard.
Clayton Evans is a CMT Associate. He has extensive expertise in maritime search and rescue (SAR) and has worked in the public and private sectors. Capt. Evans' has years of experience operating Canadian Coast Guard fast rescue craft (FRC) and motor lifeboats (MLBs) on the exposed waters of the British Columbia coast. He has instructed FRC and lifeboat courses in Canada and overseas and has worked as Maritime Coordinator at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Victoria. Capt. Evans is an expert in international SAR administration models and the history of lifesaving at sea. He is the author of Rescue at Sea; an International History of Lifesaving, Coastal Rescue Craft and Organizations published by the US Naval Institute Press http://www.usni.org/store/books/history/rescue-sea. Capt. Evans has considerable experience developing operational procedures and instructional materials for coastal SAR coordination and vessel operations. He has also developed International Safety Management (ISM) procedures for maritime SAR organizations and units.
- Masters in Maritime Law and Policy, LLM, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK.
- Master Near Coastal Certificate of Competency (Unlimited Tonnage).
- Coxswain, 47 Foot Motor Lifeboat, Canadian Coast Guard.
Guy Ridler is a CMT Associate. Capt. Ridler has eighteen years experience as a professional pilot in civilian and military roles. He has flown on the West Coast of North America as a search and rescue (SAR) pilot and is currently working as a fire suppression pilot, operating throughout British Columbia, Canada and Alaska. Capt. Ridler has extensive experience as an Aeronautical Coordinator at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria, BC. He has provided consulting, training and writing services for aeronautical and maritime Search and Rescue operations in Canada and internationally. He is an expert in the Search and Rescue satellite distress beacon alerting system, and in the interpretation of satellite data for Search and Rescue response coordination.
- Bachelor of Space Science and Physics, Royal Roads Military College, Victoria, BC, Canada.
- Airline Transport Pilot License, ICAO.