Picture of Kenneth GanselKenneth Gansel is a retired Senior Manager from Justice Technology Services IT Cluster of the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.  He has extensive experiences spanning 44 years in both the public and private sectors involving information technology systems and infrastructure as well as a background in project management, finance planning and administration, strategic business planning and organizational strategy.  He is recognized as a specialist in cryptology and IT Security within Government and headed the IT Security operations for the Office of the Chief Justice of Ontario and for the Ministry of the Attorney General.  He is an active member of the community and currently serves the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake on the following committees: Chair of the Committee of Adjustments; Member of the Community Safety Committee; and Past Chair of the Events Committee War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee.

Mr. Gansel was also President Bruce Trail Conservancy (1990-1992) and Vice President (1989, 1994-1996), and President (1990-1992) and Niagara Division of the Canadian Railway Historical Association, where he was one of the founding members in 1977 and President in 1982.  Mr. Gansel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, with a minor in Mathematics and Environmental Science from Brock University and an Executive Management Certificate from Queens University.  He and his wife Karen enjoy time spent with their three children and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.