OTTAWA- Baseball Canada elected its new executive earlier today at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The AGM brought together representation from each of Baseball Canada’s 10 member Provinces to discuss the growth and development of amateur baseball in Canada.
Jason Dickson (New Brunswick) will return as President, being acclaimed in this year's election. The former Major League Baseball All-Star and Canadian Olympian (2004) just finished his second term as President (2016-2018 and 2018-2020) after serving in the Vice-President’s role from 2010-2016.
Jean Boulais (Québec), a former member of Baseball Canada’s Board of Directors was elected as Vice-President while Ken Sharpe (Manitoba) was re-acclaimed to fill the role of Treasurer.
All 3 members of the executive will serve two-year terms.
The ten-member board of directors comprising one representative from each province is as follows:
- British Columbia: Chris Balison
- Alberta: Jon Oko
- Saskatchewan: Bert Kauf
- Manitoba: Tony Siemens
- Ontario: David Huctwith
- Québec: Marc Vadboncoeur
- New Brunswick: Mike Keating
- Nova Scotia: Andrew Downs
- Prince Edward Island: Walter MacEwen
- Newfoundland & Labrador: Kevin Legge
The next Baseball Canada general assembly will take place in a virtual format in the Fall of 2020.