NMRA Canada President, Edmonton, AB
NMRA Canada Vice President, Cambridge, ON
Steve lives in Cambridge, ON and has been a member of the NFR for 10 years.
He got back into Model Railroading after a 30 year hiatus. He is a proto-freelance modeller depicting ONR and CN lines in Central Ontario in the 1980’s era. Steve has many YouTube videos under his channel, “Muskoka Steve”.
Outside of trains, Steve works in the Automotive Industry, designing and selling returnable packaging, primarily for GM. He enjoys Golf and going to Concerts when not in the basement working on his layout.
NMRA Canada Treasurer, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Frank Gerry lives in Thunder Bay in Northwestern Ontario. He is a retired Certified Financial Planner who worked for Sun Life Financial specializing in all financial products. Previous to that, he spent twenty five plus years in retail with both a large corporate store and small family run businesses. He is now in semi-retirement driving part time for Driving Miss Daisy.
He always been interested in old buildings as well as their history and has been on the Board of the Thunder Bay Museum and Historical Society since 2001. During that time, he has served both as Treasurer and President of the Society.
He has been a life member of the NMRA since 1977 and has also been involved at the Board level with various roles from the TLR regional secretary, to TLR President, to the Canadian NMRA President, and
now serves as Canadian NMRA treasurer.
He models in HO scale and does not follow any particular prototype but his current layout will have lots of switching opportunities. He is also helping his son with the bench work for his new layout.
He currently has three AP certificates and is looking at the requirements needed to complete the paperwork on any other certificates for his MMR.
NMRA Canada Secretary
Brian has been a model railroader since age 3. He was fortunate to be introduced to prototypical operations at a young age and has designed and built several layouts with an operations focus. His current interests are modelling the WWII era-San Francisco Belt Railway in Proto:48 (finescale O scale), as well as the CPR and Great Northern in the B.C. Kootenays. Brian has been active in the NMRA for over 15 years and is currently working through the AP program, with 3 AP certificates towards achieving his MMR.
NMRA Canada Member at Large British Columbia, Maple Ridge, BC
First membership with NMRA – 1945-50 as a family member.
Rejoined 1977 – continuous to present.
Member PNR 7th div standing committee 1979 to present.
Member 7th div annual Trains Meet and Show Committee – 1983 – 2012
Founding Member Dewdney-Alouette Railway Society, 1982, still on the Executive
Member of Mainland Modular Railway Society from founding – 1999 – to present
Supervised and worked on restoration of CPR Caboose 437115 at the Maple Ridge Museum
Appointed to NMRA Canada Board 2013-11. Still here.
Other RR groups – Fraser Valley Heritage Railway, BC Society of Model Engineers, Owner/Builder of Bradley, Roger and Tidewater Rwy. Co.
NMRA Canada Member at Large. Regina, SK
Doug has been active in model railroading for over 25 years. He is an executive member of the Echo Valley Railroad Guild in Regina and is the Secretary of the 6 th Division of the NMRA Pacific Northwest
Doug is a member of an On30 modular group and is building an HOn3 railroad at home, patterned after the former Alice Arm Railway in north-western B. C. He is 8 years into a 4 year project on it.
Doug is a CPA with a public income tax practice and is co-owner of a five-pin bowling centre in Regina. His other activities include golfing, art collecting and wine appreciation.
NMRA Canada Home Office Manager & Registrar
NMRA Canada Web Manager Member, Edmonton, Alberta
NMRA Canada District Director, Winnipeg, MB
John has been interested in trains since at least the age of 4, after watching the action in the CPR yard in Cranbrook, BC. He’s fairly sure that he had to be forcibly removed under loud protest. He became aware of serious scale model railroading when the NMRA National Convention was held in Winnipeg in 1983, and began with an N scale train set shortly after. His current model railroad is a freelanced short line, in N scale, set in the mountains of southern British Columbia.