T. Arnold P. Eyre has been a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario since 1963. He co-founded the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineers in 1976 and has been the Director of the Canadian Society for Senior Engineers since 2008.
Arnold’s career began with The Royal Navy in 1952, where he served as an engineering officer. From 1957 to 1959, he served as Aircraft Accident Investigation and Quality Control Officer and as Banshee jet squadron VF871 Squadron Aeronautical Officer, based at the Royal Canadian Naval Air Station, Shearwater, Nova Scotia. From 1962 to 1967, Arnold served in the National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ) in Ottawa as a Naval Architect, Systems Engineer and Defence Program Analyst.
After resigning his naval officer commission in 1967, Arnold worked as a Systems Engineering Consultant for the Department of National Defence until he founded the first company of The P Sub H Group of Companies (Eyretechnics Limited) in 1971.
Arnold’s volunteer career has included work for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, the Boy Scouts Association, parents’ and teachers’ associations, citizens’ committees, diabetes and cancer research associations, the CanDrive Program, the Canadian Amateur Swimming Association, and the Canadian Society for Senior Engineers (CSSE). He is a co-founder of the Ottawa Voters’ Coalition (a municipal advocacy organization).