Golf Canada’s 2018 annual meeting concluded on Saturday in Calgary with the naming of Leslie Dunning as volunteer president.
Dunning succeeds 2016-2017 President Roland A. Deveau in leading Golf Canada’s board of directors while Charlie Beaulieu of Lorraine, Que., becomes first vice president and Liz Hoffman of Thornhill, Ont. assumes the role of second vice president.
“I am humbled and extremely proud to assume this post as the 114th president of Golf Canada,” said Dunning.
“There is a great enthusiasm in the game right now and I believe we have a real opportunity to connect with more of Canada’s current golfers and make the game more welcoming and accessible for new potential enthusiasts,” she said.
“Together with the board of directors, I am looking forward to working closely with (CEO Laurence Applebaum) and our committed staff, volunteers and partners for the betterment of golf in Canada,” added Dunning.
Dunning has served several local, provincial and national organizations in various governance roles and is a member of Earl Grey Golf Club in Calgary, as well as Bigwin Island Golf Club in Muskoka.
Dunning, Beaulieu and Hoffman will lead Golf Canada’s 2018 board of cirectors, which also includes Dale Jackson of Victoria, Rob MacDonald of Winnipeg, Tom Sears of Port Hope, Ont., and David Atkinson of Vancouver, as well as new directors Ben Cowan-Dewar of Toronto, Susan MacKinnon of Calgary and Adam Daifallah of Montreal.
Bios of Golf Canada’s board of directors are here.