Golf Canada Inducts Paul McLean As 112th President; Two From B.C. On Board Of Directors

February 17, 2015

courtesy Golf Canada


MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Paul McLean of King, Ont. was inducted as Golf Canada’s 112th President during the National Sport Federation’s Annual General Meeting this weekend in Mississauga, Ont.

McLean succeeds 2014 President Douglas Alexander of London, Ont. while Roland Deveau of Bedford, N.S. becomes First Vice-President and Leslie Dunning of Calgary assumes the role of Second Vice-President.

“It is with great pride and humility that I assume the post of 112th President of Golf Canada,” said McLean.

“It was an honour to have served as First Vice-President under Doug and to have witnessed first-hand his tremendous leadership and unequalled dedication to our game. I would like to thank him and the Board for their trust and I look forward to working with our members and stakeholders to further grow our game and promote excellence in our sport.”

McLean, Deveau and Dunning will lead Golf Canada’s 2015 Board of Directors which also includes Charlie Beaulieu of Lorraine, Que.; Liz Hoffman of Thornhill, Ont.; Dale Jackson of Victoria, B.C.; Rob MacDonald of Winnipeg; Don MacKay of Bracebridge, Ont.; Nick Marrone of Toronto; Pat Thompson of Kelowna, B.C.; as well as immediate past President Douglas Alexander.

Dave Mills, Bob Weeks and the late Gordon Stollery honoured as Co-Recipients of Golf Canada’s Distinguished Service Award Created in 1993, Golf Canada’s Distinguished Service award has been awarded annually to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the game of golf in Canada.

This year’s recipients are former Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) Executive Director Dave Mills, SCOREGolf Editorial Director and television personality Bob Weeks, and the late (Arthur) Gordon Stollery of Markham, Ont. Click here for more information on Mills, Weeks and Stollery.