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June 3, ZOOM Meeting
Following an election in August of 2017, Bob was appointed in September, to serve for three years as the Director for the newly established PROBUS Ontario District 7. He was re-appointed in 2020 to serve as our District Director until May 2023.
There are 13 District Directors from across Canada on the Board of Directors. Five of these Directors are members of the Executive Committee for the Board.
At PROBUS CANADA’s AGM Zoom Meeting on May 6th of this year, Bob was elected as President of PROBUS CANADA, by the Board of Directors, for 2021-2022.
Bob was an Elementary School Teacher for 37 years with the Peel District School Board.
He taught all Grades from 1-8 and also taught in schools in all three municipalities in Peel Region: Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon.
His wife, Diane, was also an Elementary School Teacher with Peel, and they moved to Collingwood in July, 2009.
Guy Chartrand, President & CEO, CGMH.
Ken Lucyshyn, Walker Aggregates, Duntroon
Captain Brad Moore, Marine Simulation Developer
Diana Bishop, Author ,Television journalist and
Carol Lambie, CEO, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health
Martin Rydlo, Marketing,Business Mgmt, Town of Collingwood
Brett Dixon, RPF, Forestry Department, County of Simcoe
Charlie Tatham, Collingwood Regional Airport
Dave Chambers, All about Hockey October
Terry Reardon, Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King
Jeff Shearer, On the Bay Magazine
Alan Mallory, The Family That Conquered Everest
Jeff McInnis, Northwest Passage by Catamaran
Glad Bryce, RCAF Women’s Division, WW11
Jeff and Susan Potts, Hull 192, Collingwood Shipyard Disaster
Professor Basil Kalymon, Crisis in Ukraine
Brock Godfrey, Canadian Anti-fraud for seniors
Dean Collver, Director, Parks, Recreation and Culture, Town of Collingwood.
Gord Canning, CEO Blue Mountain Resorts, Retired
Andy Barrie, Radio Personality and Talk Show host.
Elizabeth Klinck, Visual Researcher
Dr. Tom Stiff, Canadian Space Agency, NASA
Dr. George Soleas, CEO, LCBO
John Carswell, Canada’s High Arctic
Nicole Moore & Peter Jennings, Shark Attack
Dr.Bob Galway, Early Airfields of Toronto
Diana Bishop, Author,International news reporter
Dr. Tom Stiff, All about asteroids
Melissa Shaw, Collingwood at Confederation
Fred Dobbs, Nottawa Valley Conservation Authority
Marjorie Medley, Seniors Health
Ross Parr, Chief, Collingwood Fire Department
Mary Shannon, OPP Commander , Collingwood
Capt. Peter Lang, Air Canada Ret’d, Safe Flight
Ted Barris, The ‘Canadian’ Great Escape
Tanh Campbell, Author, Orphan 32
Cecily Ross, Author,‘Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie’
Janet Peters, Author,‘The Reluctant Sailor’
Brent Preston, ‘The New Farm’
Dr. John Fernandes, Forensic pathologist
Chris Allum and Allister Field, Ontario Securities Commission
Tom Bell, Cycling the length of South America
Dr. Karl Schiefer, Georgian Bay Ecosystem
Mauro Ferrioli, Trent Campbell, Firefighters Toronto Pearson Emergency Services
Ted Barris, The Dam Busters, The Canadian Story
Robert Burcher, Environmentalist John Muir
Dr. Wilma DeGroot, Hercules crash and rescue High Arctic
Dr. Karin Euler, MedicalMissions to Tanzania
January: Nancy Ferrer, Town Planner Collingwood
February: Mary Kocher, Simcoe County Health Nurse, Use of Cannabis
March: Michael Treuman, Bruce Trail
April: Marci Janecek, Physiotherapist
May: Ted Barris, Juno Beach
June: David Bourque, Professional Musician
July: Dr.Richard Hawkins, Orthopedic Surgeon
August: Tim Burrows, Electric Vehicles
September: Kim Oxley, Paramedic Trainer
October: Norah Holder, CEO Collingwood Hospital
November: Roger Litwiller, History Royal Canadian Navy
December: Dr. Amy Barron, Agatha Christie, Archaeology
January: Erika Engel, Editor, Reporter, Collingwood Today
February: Erin Churchill, RN Nurse Practitioner, Men’sHealth
March: Dr Bob Galway, ‘Richard Sterling Finnie, Arctic Explorer and Film maker’.
November: Dr Bob Galway, COVID 19 Pandemic, Virtual Meeting
December: Dr. Amy Barrron, Adventures of a female Archaeologist
January: Terry Fallis, Author and Humourist
February: Terry Fitzgerald, All your Questions About Electric Cars Answered
March: John Boyko, Author, ‘Canada’s Shadow War in Vietnam’
April: Jim Henderson, Adventures of a Geophysicist
May: David T Chapman, Photographer and weather authority
Meetings are the first Thursday of every month, starting at 0945 am. They are held at The Royal Canadian Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood.
Probus Club of Collingwood
Membership: John Megarry, 705-445-1261