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Annual General Meeting Update & Election Results

Updated: Feb 9, 2022

The OIRC AGM was held on December 11th, 2021. Topics discussed included:

  • Impact of COVID-19

  • 2021 Recap

  • Presidents Report

  • Fundraisers & Financial Report

  • 2022 Priorities

  • Alumni Update

  • and Elections

Election Results

Firstly we would like to thank Mel Judges for her 4+ years as club president. During her time as president Mel has ensured the clubs financial health through grants and bursaries and strong fiscal responsibility, provided strong leadership on new and continuing initiatives as well as kept the club active and strong through the global COVID-19 Pandemic. Mel has stepped down as president but is remaining on the executive as our new VP Rugby where she will now be responsible for all rugby programs within the club. Kevin Ireland is taking over as club president after a successful vote at the AGM. Kevin previously served as the club's Alumni Liason and was frequently found at club events, matches, and organizing Alumni socials. Kevin is also the current Vice-President of the Twin Elm Rugby Park (TERP) board of directors. We all look forward to seeing what direction Kevin takes the club in.

We would also like to thank Ben Rogers for his time spent as VP Rugby for the last year. Ben stepped down from his role of VP Rugby but will still be volunteering as to assist the club.

That concludes the changes in the club's executive team; however, we would like to welcome and recognize all of our volunteers on the team.

  • President & Alumni liaison - Kevin Ireland (NEW)

  • TERP Liason & VP Special Projects - Alex Plourde

  • VP Marketing - Elizabeth Rylaarsdam

  • VP Admin - James Moran

  • VP Finance - Matt Harland

  • VP Rugby - Melanie Judges (NEW)

  • Technical Director & COVID-19 Coordinator - Marius Felix

  • Mens Director - Jake Chawan

  • Womens Director & Social Director - Kathleen Haggarty

  • Junior Director - Michelle McDonell (NEW)

  • Minor Director - Ben Rogers (NEW)

  • Tours and Events Director & Merch Director - Brad Grant

  • Merch Director - Patricia “Miami” Mandon

  • Social Media and Communications Director - Jamie Lafrance (NEW)

  • Social Media and Communications Director - Malcolm Salmon (NEW)

We still have many roles that need to be filled so reach out to Kevin Ireland or any of the VPs that oversee any empty roles to get involved. A full list of roles and descriptions can be found here and contact us by clicking here or via social media.

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