Katherine Vigneau has joined Mercury Associates as a Senior Manager and coordinator for their expanding presence in Canada.
Lieutenant-Colonel (retired) Katherine Vigneau spent 26+ years in the Canadian Army holding various positions in logistics and transportation in Canada and abroad. From 1998 to 2001 she held the post of Fleet Manager for the Department of National Defence, responsible for policy oversight and management of a fleet of 32,000 vehicles. She most recently spent four years at the Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger, Norway leading the Logistics training of NATO forces before her retirement in October 2010.
Katherine retired from the military in October 2010 to open her own business, KMVS Fleet+ Consulting in order to work as a fleet and training consultant and spent three successful years in business serving clients such as NATO, NAFA, the United Nations, the Canadian military and several other government and corporate organizations.
Katherine completed her Professional Logistician designation in 1998, CAFM in 1999, CITT in 2001, Masters of Business Administration Degree in 2003 and Masters of Defence Studies in 2006. She has worked on various NAFA projects and has been the Vice Chair (2005–2007) and Chair (2007 to 2009) of the Certification Board, and Canadian Vice-President (2009–2010). For these volunteer efforts, she received NAFA’s Excellence in Education Award in May 2010. She is currently NAFA’s Professional Development Strategist.