Armed Forces Council

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The Armed Forces Council is the senior military body of the Canadian Armed Forces. It meets to advise and assist the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) on all matters concerning the command, control, and administration of the forces, and generally meets once per month.[1]

The Armed Forces Council is chaired by the CDS and consists of the following positions:

Position Incumbent Service
Chief of the Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance Canadian Army
Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk Royal Canadian Navy
Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy and Chief of the Naval Staff Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd Royal Canadian Navy
Commander of the Canadian Army and Chief of the Army Staff Lieutenant-General Jean-Marc Lanthier Canadian Army
Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Chief of the Air Force Staff Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger Royal Canadian Air Force
Commander of Military Personnel Command and Chief of Military Personnel Lieutenant-General Charles Lamarre Canadian Army
Commander of Canadian Joint Operations Command Lieutenant-General Michael Rouleau [2] Canadian Army
Commander of Canadian Forces Intelligence Command Rear-Admiral Scott Bishop Royal Canadian Navy
Commander of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command Major-General Peter Dawe Canadian Army
Director of Staff - Strategic Joint Staff Major-General Omer Lavoie Canadian Army
Director General International Security Policy Major-General Derek Joyce Royal Canadian Air Force
Deputy Chief of Staff (Materiel) Major-General Paul Ormsby Royal Canadian Air Force
Chief of Reserves and Employer Support Major-General Paul Bury Canadian Army
Chief of Staff (Infrastructure and Environment) Major-General Sylvain Sirois Canadian Army
Chief of Staff (Information Management) Major-General Greg Loos Royal Canadian Air Force
Chief of Force Development Vice-Admiral Darren Hawco Royal Canadian Navy
Chief of Programme Major-General Hercule Gosselin Canadian Army
Defence Renewal Team Lead Major-General Jay Milne Canadian Army
Chief Financial Management and Deputy Chief Financial Officer Brigadier-General Richard Goodyear Canadian Army
Judge Advocate General Commodore Geneviève Bernatchez Royal Canadian Navy
Director General Public Affairs Brigadier-General Marc Thériault Canadian Army
Canadian Forces Provost Marshal Brigadier-General Simon Trudeau Royal Canadian Air Force
Surgeon General Brigadier-General Andrew Downes Royal Canadian Air Force
Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Alain Guimond Canadian Army

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/about-org-structure/chief-of-defence-staff.page?
  2. ^ https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/news/2018/06/new-commander-for-canadian-joint-operations-command.html

External links

  • Official website
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