Maritime Affairs & Communications Coordinator
Andrew Warden was born and raised in the Cornwall area. He attended high school in Cornwall at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School, the oldest continually running school in Ontario. Andrew attended Queen’s University while completing his four year honours degree in Political Studies. During his time at Queen’s, Andrew spent his first year of study at the International Study Centre in the south of the United Kingdom. Andrew also holds a Master of Arts from the Royal Military College of Canada in Security and Defence Management and Policy.
Throughout his academic career, Andrew spent his summers working in various roles. He has worked as a tour guide at Fort Henry in Kingston, learning the history of the Fort as well as how to operate 19th century artillery pieces. Andrew also spent a year working as a tour guide on Parliament Hill, interpreting Canada’s legislative system to visitors from around the world. During this time, Andrew also met his future wife Chelsea, whom he married in the summer of 2009. After spending a year as the Legislative Assistant for a Member of Parliament, Andrew has taken on his current role with the Navy League of Canada.
Andrew was an active member of 325 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron and achieved the rank of Warrant Officer Second Class, filling the position of Squadron Deputy Commander. Throughout his cadet career, Andrew spent most of his time committed to leadership and instructional courses, culminating with two years staffing the Air Cadet junior leadership course in Trenton. Enrolled as an officer in the CIC in Spring 2007, he received his Commission to the rank of Second Lieutenant in July of that year. Andrew first became an officer with 999 Squadron in Amherstview, ON, holding the positions of Band Officer, Recruiting Officer, and Training Officer. He is currently with 51 Squadron at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum and occupies the position of Training Officer after being promoted to Lieutenant.
Andrew can be reached at the National Office by email or toll-free at 1 - 800 - 375 - 6289.