Todd Blackstock, AScT

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Todd Blackstock, AScT

R & D Manager

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Electronics Engineering
  • Current Employer: AEM Corporation

Career Experience

After graduating BCIT starting working for a sonar company, then moved to Kelowna to work for an avionics company. I've been in avionics now for the last 25yrs, starting in Production, then Design, Project Management and now R&D Manager.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I've always had a desire to create and invent. Then after taking a night course in electronics and learning the education of the instructor I signed up the next week to become a Technologist. I've now been a Technologist for 25 yrs and the exciting challenges and opportunities have been very rewarding.

Career Highlights

  • Multiple avionic designs to achieve TSO certification with the FAA and Transport Canada
  • Member of Design Approval Organization for Transport Canada
  • R&D Manager (managing 13 staff, Technologists and PEng)
  • Advisory Committee for Okanagan College, Electronic Engineering Technology
  • ASTTBC Council Director

Professional & Community Activities

  • RTCA DO-214 A advisory committee to the FAA and Transport Canada