Board Members

Banook is run by a Board of volunteer members who meet monthly throughout the year.

Board of Directors 2017

President  – Ian Lezama

Vice President  – Ashley Pinsent-Tobin

Paddling Chair   – Michael Traves

Secretary  – Marlene Reid

Finance  – Stephanie Tenwolde

Accounting   – Laura McRobbie

Swim Chair  – York Friesen

Membership  – Emma MacIntosh

Fund Raising   – Ross Armstrong

Facilities   – Andy Canning

Masters Rep   – Gerry Boulet

Communications   – Ian Hickey

Athletes Rep   – Jeremy Mock

Past President  – Barry Ring


Head Coach: Toshko Kalpakov

Club Manager: Michelle LaPorte

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Banook Canoe Club (BCC) is a non-profit organization, established in 1903 and managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

This year many positions will be opening as members have been on the board for two or more years. We are seeking new board members to continue our success and take BCC to new heights.

The responsibilities of the board members are:

· Attend the monthly board meeting. 2.5 hrs. The board acts both in a functional & governance manner.
· Board members assist with projects relevant to their area of responsibility.
· Manage sub committees if required and report back to the board.
· The board works towards achieving the vision statement while maintaining fiscal responsibility.

The positions that are opening this year are:

· President
· Vice President
· Paddling Chair
· Fundraising Chair
· Membership Chair
· Accounting Chair

Please contact our Club Manager Michelle at if you would like to learn more about moving BCC forward. Our AGM is September 21, 2017, so don’t wait, contact us now to find out more.
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