CSA Nomination Slate

Winter 2003 CSANews Issue 49  |  Posted date : May 02, 2007.Back to list

On January 14, 2004, the Canadian Snowbird Association will inaugurate its Board of Directors for the 2004-2006 term of office. The ceremony will take place at the association's Annual General Meeting, at the Lakeland Center, Lakeland Florida. All. CSA members are invited to attend and meet the new board of directors.

Pic 1:
President
Gerry Brissenden
Ontario/Florida

  • Treasurer, 2003-2004
  • Director at Large, 2000 ­ 2001
  • Chair, Special Events Committee 2000-2004
  • Member, Communications Committee
  • Former Vice President, Sales and
  • Marketing for HomeLife Realty Services,
  • Allied Van Lines and Mayflower Van Lines
  • Past president and treasurer, Canadian Club Colony Cove
  • Past president, Sales and Marketing Executives Ontario
  • Rewarding careers in Royal Air Force,
  • Royal Canadian Air Force, and Metropolitan Police
  • First Chair of the Canadian Soccer Coaches Association

Pic 2:
Past President
Ellen K. White
Ontario/Texas

  • President, 2002-2004
  • Secretary, 1998-2002
  • Director at Large, 1996-1998
  • Past Chairperson of several CSA Committees
  • Member of all CSA Committees
  • Experienced speaker on behalf of CSA
  • Author of numerous "snowbird" articles
  • Initiated, promoted and marketed Winter Texans' Snowbird Extravaganzas
  • Elementary and university educator (Ontario)

Pic 3:
First Vice President
Lewis Kehoe
Ontario/Texas

  • Ontario Director at Large, 2002 ­ 2004
  • Member, CSA Special Events and Francophone Committees
  • Metallurgical research and production supervisor, Falconbridge Nickel
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Consultant for Board of Education
  • Course Professor, Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Avid outdoorsman
  • Past president, Levack Onaping Lions Club
  • Past president, Lively Creighton Lions Club
  • Secretary, Lions International District A5
  • Past president, South River Lions Club

Pic 4:
Second Vice President
Jack Kiuru
Nova Scotia/Florida

  • Second Vice President, 2002-2004
  • Director at Large, 1998­2001
  • Chair, Francophone Committee
  • Member, Membership Committee
  • Past President, Toastmasters Club, Amateur Radio Club
  • Past District Governor-Toastmasters International
  • Past International Director, Toastmasters Int'l
  • 25-year employee, Nova Scotia Power (retired Management Executive)
  • Past director, Halifax Board of Trade, Atlantic Winter Fair,
  • N.S. Voluntary Planning Board

Pic 5:
Secretary
Nancy Hopcraft
Ontario/Florida

  • Retired school teacher
  • Active in church and community
  • Chair of church council
  • Lay preaching at church and at a retirement centre
  • Hospital pastoral care volunteer
  • Director on local VON board

Pic 6:
Treasurer
Don Gardiner
New Brunswick/Florida

  • Recipient of the Order of Canada
  • Fellow Real Estate Institute of Canada
  • President and CEO ­ The Gardiner Group of Companies
  • President and CEO ­ Atlantic Commercial Realty Inc.
  • President and CEO ­ Canadian International Exports
  • Past President of local, provincial and international real estate associations
  • Past President ­ Canadian Lung Association
  • Director, Nova Scotia Lung Association
  • Board Advisory Member, Salvation Army