Saturday, May 11, 2013, 6:00pm
"Engineering's Role in National and Global Security"
Featuring keynote speaker Brigadier General Donald Quenneville '70, Executive Director of Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force and Senior VP for Defense Sector Initiatives.
Celebrating Thayer is an evening for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of Thayer School, presented by Dartmouth Society of Engineers Student Chapter. Tickets for students and guests are $20.50; tickets for faculty, staff, and alumni are $30.60.
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About the Speaker
Brigadier General Don Quenneville is a retired pilot who spent more than 36 years serving both the active and reserve components of the Air Force. Currently he is Senior VP for Defense Sector Initiatives at Mass Development and Executive Director of the Commonwealth's Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force.
During his military service, Brigadier General Quenneville:
- Served 8 years of active service as a F-106 pilot
- Was a member of the Mass. Air National Guard's 102nd Fighter Wing where he held roles from squadron pilot to F-15 wing commander
- Served as Deputy Commander of Force Employment and the Canadian NORAD Region in Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Was the Commander of the 102nd Fighter Wing on Sept. 11, 2001; first responders to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers
Reached Command Pilot status with over 4,500 flight hours
Aircraft Flown: T-33, T-37, T-38, C-131, F-106, F-15
- Received the Defense Superior Service Medal and the Canadian Meritorious Service Cross