Board of Directors

The Board manages the RA in the interests of its members, in a way that reflects the mission, vision and values of the organization and is respectful of its Constitution and By-Laws.

The Board determines the vision and strategic direction for the RA, the organization’s governance structure and policies, and the RA Management Framework. These elements are designed to support and strengthen its own work and the management accountability structure and processes of the organization. The policies define the Chief Executive Officer’s role, authority and accountability, the parameters within which the CEO operates and the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors.


The Board currently has the following committees which engages the Board of Directors:
Governance Oversight, Budget and Benefits Review, By-Laws Review, Board Education and Improvement, Risk Management, and Audit Committee.



The Annual General Meeting of the Recreation Association of the Public Service of Canada will be held Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Courtside B, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa commencing at 7:30pm.  All members are encouraged to attend.


Meeting packages will be available for members to pick up from the Member Services Desks as of Thursday, March 23, 2017.  At this meeting proposed changes to the Association’s Constitution & Bylaws will be presented for ratification by the voting members.  


Information about the change in the date for the Annual General Meeting
As part of our commitment to enhancing the degree of openness and transparency with our members, we wish to advise you about the background to the change in the date of the AGM.  Read more...





Dennis Seebach



Valerie Keyes



Ian Bishop

Bob Butko

Karen Capen

Ted Cohen

Ferdy Doreleyers

Walter Gerus

Glenn Martin

Lee McCormack

Rob Mulrooney

Tony Wohlfarth


Past President

Diana Monnet


Ex officio Member

Tosha Rhodenizer- RA, CEO/General Manager


Get involved in your Association


Consider letting your name stand as a candidate to serve and play a key role in the stewardship of the organization.

For further information, please download the documents (in PDF) or contact Bryan R. Merrett by telephone at 613-733-5100 ext. 386 or by e-mail at



Document Download (in PDF)

Candidate Information Kit

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C


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