Michael J. Adams Elected to Membership
Michael J. Adams has been elected to National Board membership representing the province of Ontario. Mr. Adams served in the Canadian Navy from 1975-1995 and achieved lieutenant-commander status. He earned a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Manitoba in 1979 and received his master’s in electrical engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1986.
He began a civilian career as owner of a part-time engineering consulting business, Corealis Power (1996-2000), while also working as a program manager at Science Applications International Corporation (1995-2001). From 2001-2004, he was director of programs at Fuel Cell Technologies. In 2004, he became a section manager, engineering work management, with Ontario Power Generation (nuclear). In 2007, he became manager of business support at Ontario Power General. In 2011, he assumed the role of director of boiler & pressure vessels/operating engineers with the Technical Standards & Safety Authority of Toronto. Mr. Adams holds two patents, is a member of ASME and the Institute of Power Engineers, and holds a National Board Inservice Commission.