Directors List

A Historical List of Regional Directors – Canada

  • 1980:     First Chapter formed in Vancouver, BC. – No Regional Director
  • 1981:     Chapter formed in Wallaceburg, ON. – No Regional Director
  • 1982:     Same as in 1981, with additional Chapters being added
  • 1983:     Region “K” Director – Robert Denton – Calgary, AB.
  • 1984:     Region “K” (formerly Ontario) Director – Unknown – Alberta
  •                 Region “O” (formerly “K”) Director – Bernard DeWitt
  • 1985:     Region “K” Director – Unknown
  •                 Region “O” Director – Bernard DeWitt
  • 1986:     Region “K” Director – Unknown
  •                 Region “O” Director – Bernard DeWitt
  • 1987:     Bloyce Coles (Calgary, AB) appointed Canadian National Director.
    GWRRA Canada, Inc. incorporated in Canada as a separate but affiliated organization with GWRRA in the US. Region designations were changed

    • Region “A” (formerly “K”) Director – Unknown
    • Region “B” (formerly “O”) Director – George Tozer – Oshawa, ON
    • Region “C” (New) Director – David Griffiths – Shearwater, NS
  • 1988:     Bloyce Coles – Canadian National Director
    • Region “A” (formerly “K”) Director – Unknown
    • Region “B” (formerly “O”) Director – George Tozer – Oshawa, ON
    • Region “C” (New) Director – David Griffiths – Shearwater, NS
  • 1989:     Bloyce Coles – Canadian National Director
    • Region “A” Director – Richard Drake – Calgary, AB
    • Region “B” Director – George Tozer – Oshawa, ON
    • Region “C” Director – David Griffiths – Shearwater, NS
  • 1990:     “C” Region designations changed –
    David Griffiths appointed Canadian National Director

    • Region “J” (formerly “A”) Director – Bradley Watson – Airdrie, AB
    • Region “K” (formerly “B”) Director – No Regional Director
    • Region “L” (formerly “C”) Director – Robert Souther – Lantz, NS
  • 1991:     David Griffiths – Canadian National Director
    • Region “J” Director – Bradley Watson – Airdrie, AB
    • Region “K” Director – Michael Barr – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” Director – Robert Souther – Lantz, NS
  • 1992:     David Griffiths – Canadian National Director
    • Region “J” Director – James Allan – Victoria, BC
    • Region “K” Director – Michael Barr – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” Director – Robert Souther – Lantz, NS
  • 1993:     David Griffiths – Canadian National Director
    • Region “J” Director – James Allan – Victoria, BC
    • Region “K” Director – Michael Barr – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” Director – Robert Souther – Lantz, NS
  • 1994:
    • Region “J” Director – James Allan – Victoria, BC
    • Region “K” Director – Brien Thursten – Plattsville, ON
    • Region “L” Director – Gordon Murphy – St. John’s, NL
  • 1995:
    • Region “J” Director – Dale Crump – Richmond, BC
    • Region “K” Director – Bryan Lewis – Barrie, ON
    • Region “L” Director – Gordon Murphy – St. John’s, NL
  • 1996:
    • Region “J” Director – Dale Crump – Richmond, BC
    • Region “K” Director – Bryan Lewis – Barrie, ON
    • Region “L” Director – Gordon Murphy – St. John’s, NL
  • 1997:
    • Region “J” Director – Dale Crump – Richmond, BC
    • Region “K” Director – Bryan Lewis – Barrie, ON
    • Region “L” Director – Gordon Murphy – St. John’s, NL
  • 1998:     Gordon Murphy (St. John’s, NL)
    appointed Senior National Director – Canadian Operations
    Note: In the fall of 1998, Regional titles were added to the Region letter
    designations, as follows:

    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – James Carey – Kelowna, BC
    • Region “K” (Upper Canada, later Central Canada) Director – Russ Devlin – Stroud, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – Ron Whitehead – Salisbury, NB
  • 1999:     Gordon Murphy – Senior National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – James Carey – Kelowna, BC
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Russ Devlin – Stroud, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – Evan Langille – Truro, NS
  • 2000:     Gordon Murphy – Senior National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – James Carey – Kelowna, BC
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Russ Devlin – Stroud, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – Evan Langille – Truro, NS
  • 2001:     Gordon Murphy – Senior National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Senior Director – James Carey – Kelowna, BC
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Russ Devlin – Stroud, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – Leo Hynes – Oromocto, NB
  • 2002:     Gordon Murphy – Senior National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Senior Director – James Carey – Kelowna, BC
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Denis Evans – St. Catherine’s, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – Gary Horwood – Paradise, NL
  • 2003:     Gordon Murphy – Senior National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – Ron Hodgson – Red Deer, AB
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Denis Evans – St. Catherine’s, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – Gary Horwood – Paradise, NL
  • 2004:     Denis Evans (St. Catherine’s, ON) – National Director – Canadian                Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – Ron Hodgson – Red Deer, AB
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Robert Pinet – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – David Champion – CBS, NL
  • 2005:     Denis Evans – National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – Ron Hodgson – Red Deer, AB
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Robert Pinet – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – David Champion – CBS, NL
  • 2006:     Denis Evans – National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – Ron Hodgson – Red Deer, AB
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Robert Pinet – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – David Champion – CBS, NL
  • 2007:     Ron Hodgson – (Red Deer, AB) – National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – Phil Craven – Ainsworth, BC
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Robert Pinet – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – David Champion – CBS, NL
  • 2008:     Ron Hodgson – (Red Deer, AB) – National Director – Canadian Operations
    • Region “J” (Great Northwest) Director – Phil Craven – Ainsworth, BC
    • Region “K” (Central Canada) Director – Robert Pinet – Burlington, ON
    • Region “L” (Canadian Atlantic) Director – Michael Devine – Debert, NS