Golf Canada set for 2019 Annual Meeting in Montreal
DORVAL, Que. – Golf Canada’s 2019 Annual Meeting is set for this week (February 28 to March 2) at the Marriott Montréal Airport In-Terminal Hotel in Dorval, Que., just outside of Montreal.
The event brings together Golf Canada’s Board of Directors, staff and volunteers as well as representatives from Canada’s provincial golf associations, national and international partners and other stakeholders. The group will assemble for select meetings, innovative presentations and discussion in preparation for the upcoming golf season.
CEO Laurence Applebaum will also present Golf Canada’s Strategic Plan (2019-2022) to increase Canadian participation and excellence in golf.
Golf Canada’s Annual Meeting will culminate with the appointment of Charlie Beaulieu of Lorraine, Qué., to serve as the National Sport Federation’s 115th President, taking over from 2018 President Leslie Dunning of Calgary.
The formal appointment of Beaulieu along with the release of the association’s 2018 Financial Statements will take place during Golf Canada’s official Annual General Meeting on Saturday, March 2 at 5 p.m. ET.
Golf Canada will also celebrate outstanding contributions to the game of golf in Canada with the presentation of its 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award to Raymonde Michaud as well as Golf Canada’s Distinguished Service Award(s) to industry collaborator Raymond Gaudet, long-time volunteer Jean-Claude Gagné and golf journalist Daniel Caza.
Golf Quebec has also scheduled its Annual General Meeting to take place in conjunction with assembly in Dorval, Que.