Walter Perchal was appointed to the Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario for a three-year term commencing March 7, 2020. Mr. Perchal was reappointed for a one-year term effective March 7, 2023.
In 2022, Mr. Perchal completed the Diversity and Inclusion certificate from Cornell University.
He previously served as a Senior Officer in the Canadian Forces. During his term of service he completed a broad range of duties. Among these he was Commanding Officer of The Royal Regiment of Canada, was later appointed as Special Advisor to the Canadian Army Commander, and, also served as Senior Military Advisor to a NATO Ally overseas.
He has also been a long standing Faculty member at York University. There he has taught a broad range of courses in various departments including both the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies and the Schulich School of Business. His current areas of academic engagement include: International Security, Complex Crises in Disaster and Emergency Management, Public Safety, CBRN Threats, Terrorism, and, Human Rights.
Additionally, he is engaged in an international consultancy working with transformative leading edge technologies. Finally, he is actively engaged in various community based organizations and activities.Back to Board Members