meet the board

Current Board of Directors (2021-2022)

Position Name Email

President Doug Cameron president@oakridgeoptimists.ca
Past President Kevin Levesque pastpresident@oakridgeoptimists.ca
President Elect Ruth Harland presidentelect@oakridgeoptimists.ca
VP Sport Ruth Harland sport@oakridgeoptimists.ca
VP Ways & Means Joe O'Neill waysmeans@oakridgeoptimists.ca
VP Youth Archie Wright youth@oakridgeoptimists.ca
Secretary Mike Blencowe secretary@oakridgeoptimists.ca
Treasurer Gary Dennerley treasurer@oakridgeoptimists.ca
Director (1 Year) Zak Rahim
Director (1 Year) Mike Miletich
Director (1 Year) Jim Smythe
Director (2 Year) Gary Shawyer
Director (2 Year) Norm Smith
Director (2 Year) Dave Butt

Board of Directors Elect

Elections are held each year in mid April and the term begins the following October 1st.

Position Name

President
Past President
President Elect
VP Sport
VP Ways & Means
VP Youth
Secretary
Treasurer
Director (1 Year)
Director (1 Year)
Director (1 Year)
Director (2 Year)
Director (2 Year)
Director (2 Year)

Past Boards

2021-2022

Position Name

President Kevin Levesque
Past President Brian Gibson
President Elect Doug Cameron
VP Sport Doug Cameron
VP Ways & Means Joe O'Neill
VP Youth Archie Wright
Secretary Mike Blencowe
Treasurer Gary Dennerley
Director (1 Year)
Doug Mackay
Director (1 Year) John Banjac
Director (1 Year) Jim Smythe
Director (2 Year) Ruth Harland
Director (2 Year) Zak Rahim
Director (2 Year) Mike Miletich


2020 - 2021


Position Name


President Brian Gibson

Past President Mike Blencowe

President Elect Not yet filled

VP Sport Doug Cameron

VP Ways & Means Kevin Levesque

VP Youth Nick Tountas

Secretary Mike Blencowe

Treasurer Gary Dennerley

Director (1Year) Dave Butt

Director (1Year) Ruth Harland

Director (1Year) Jim Easton

Director (2Year) Norm Smith

Director (2Year) John Banjac

Director (2Year) Doug Mackay

2019-2020

Position Name

President Brian Gibson
Past President Mike Blencowe
President Elect Not
filled
VP Sport Doug Cameron
VP Ways & Means Stephen Strutt
VP Youth Nick Tountas
Secretary Bill Adams
Treasurer Gary Dennerley
Director (1 Year) Bruce Pope
Director (1 Year) Dave Butt
Director (1 Year) Kevin Heslop **
Director (2 Year) Ruth Harland
Director (2 Year) Norm Smith
Director (2 Year) Doug Mackay

** r
eplaced by Jim Easton midterm.


2018-2019

Position Name

President Mike Blencowe
Past President Rick Gillespie
President Elect Brian Gibson
VP Sport Doug Cameron
VP Ways & Means Jim Easton
VP Youth Mike Miletich
Secretary Bill Adams
Treasurer Randy Brewe
Director (1 Year) Stephen Giustizia
Director (1 Year) Ramona Fudge
Director (1 Year) Nick Tountas
Director (2 Year) Stephen Strutt
Director (2 Year) Tim Farmillo
Director (2 Year) Dave Butt


2017-2018

Position Name

President Rick Gillespie
Past President Bill Adams
President Elect Mike Blencowe
VP Sport Doug Cameron
VP Ways & Means Bruce Pope
VP Youth Kevin Levesque
Secretary Ron Fisher
Treasurer Randy Brewe
Director (1 Year) Doug Mackay
Director (1 Year) Stewart Blair
Director (1 Year) Mike Miletich
Director (2 Year) Stephen Giustizia
Director (2 Year) Ramona Fudge
Director (2 Year) Brian Gibson


2016-2017

Position Name

President Bill Adams
Past President Frank DeCicco
President Elect Rick Gilles
pie
VP Sport Mike Blencowe
VP Ways & Means Frank De
Cicco
VP Youth Gary Shawyer
Secretary Ron Fisher
Treasurer Randy Brewe
Director (1 Year) Al Magrath
Director (1 Year) Norm Smith
Director (1 Year) Gary
Denerley
Director (2 Year) Stewart Blair
Director (2 Year) Doug Mackay
Director (2 Year) Kevin Hesl
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