Curtis Pitre, executive professional at Oviinbyrd, who has served as vice president for the last two years, will be taking the lead as the new president of the PGA of Ontario.
Pitre has served on the board of director for several years He replaces Alex McIntyre, who has served as president the past two years.
“Alex has played an integral role in the development of our current initiatives, all while providing a high level of leadership and direction,” said Pitre.
“The key to a successful board is structure, organization and accountability. As I look at the talent and successes of the individuals serving on the board, I believe we have a solid foundation in order to execute our current objectives,” he added.
“As we look ahead to 2017 and beyond, it’s essential to understand the direction the board is headed,” said Pitre.
“In keeping with our current objectives, it’s necessary that we maintain our focus on the pillars that have been identified in our most recent survey. They include education, communication, brand and image, member benefits, as well as tournaments,” he said.
There has been considerable thought and attention put into these objectives and, as a board, we will work diligently toward positive growth and we will use the momentum that has already been established to solidify the foundation of the PGA of Ontario,” added Pitre.
“Inclusion is the key tour our overall success.” he said.
Here’s a look at the current PGA of Ontario board of directors:
Alex McIntyre, past president
Curtis Pitre, president
Simon Bevan, finance
Jeremy Broom, tournament chair
Dennis Firth, education and sponsorship
Mike Kelly, planning
Tom Vanderlip, membership
Doug Reid, Ontario chapters chair
Donavon Fraser, member at large