Graeme Stacey

Graeme Stacey is the Education Co-Chair, B.C. Branch of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association (HKVCA) and an active member of the National HKVCA.

He was a contributing writer to the Resource Guide titled “Human Rights in the Asia Pacific - 1931-1945: Social Responsibility and Global Citizenship”. Graeme gives workshops on the topic of Hong Kong Veterans at events such as HKVCA conventions, the “Human Rights in the Asia Pacific” Symposium, and Central Okanagan provincial Professional Development Day sessions.

Graeme teaches History 12, Holocaust 12, and Social Studies 11 at Kelowna Secondary School and is working with the Critical Thinking Consortium (TC2) as both a contributor and editor for the History Docs Project.

Flora Fung

Flora Fung is a History teacher and the Department Head of Canadian and World Studies at Oshawa Central Collegiate Institute in Oshawa, Ontario and a recipient of the Governor General's Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History.

Flora has been an active part of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association since 2007 when her school formally adopted nine local Hong Kong veterans. The names of these nine veterans are inscribed on a plaque in the main hallway and are recognized every Remembrance Day. Flora also developed the annual HKVCA Cross Canada Writing Contest.

Nancy Hamer Strahl

Nancy is a History teacher at Port Perry High School. She was awarded the Governor General's Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History, and the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation. She has been recognized by OHASSTA, and by the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association.

Nancy showcases students’ work through various national projects and publications to honour veterans of the First and Second World War. Currently, Nancy is building the Native Studies program at Port Perry High School where she is creating awareness of Aboriginal issues.

Nick Brune

Nick Brune is an award-winning teacher and writer. He has taught in Switzerland, and Korea, and in Canada for over twenty years. Nick has retired from teaching, and is engaged in several different projects, some involving Western University in London, Ontario.

Nick has written more than half a dozen school texts in the fields of history and civics. He was the Educational Writer for CBC-TV News in Review. He has written for a number of different organizations including The Dominion Institute, the Hong Kong Commemorative Veterans Association, ALPHA, Classroom Connections, and several others. He has won both the Marshall McLuhan Distinguished Teacher Award and the Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History.