Club Board

The Clubs voluntary Board provides leadership and vision to the Club. The Board concerns itself with policy, directions, decisions,  financial planning and stewardship and assigns the responsibilities for implementation and management to the  Executive Director.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board
President and Risk Management, Executive and Governance  Committee Dave Blackburn
Vice President and Service Quality Catherine Miller
Past President and Risk Management John Green
Treasurer and Risk Management Michelle Finley
Secretary Mike Warren
Director and Governance Committee Larry Hope
Director and Governance Committee Wilma Lynch
Director Kirk Robertson
David Blackburn, President
David Blackburn joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in October 2012. He currently acts as President of the Board and previously served as Vice-President of the Board, in addition to participating on the Risk Management, Executive and Governance Committees. Dave also serves as the Vice Chair of the Kawartha Lakes Police Services Board since 2016.
Dave spent over 34 years with the Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario/MCSS. During that time, he held positions as Senior Deputy Sherriff, Deputy Marshall and Investigator for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. Dave continues to give to our Community by filling his day as a Community Care Volunteer Driver.
Catherine Miller, Vice-President
Catherine Miller joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in March 2018. She currently acts as Vice-President of the Board in addition to participating on the Service Quality and Executive Committees.
Catherine retired from a 33 year career with the Ministry of Children & Youth Services and the Ministry of Community & Social Services. Her role included community development, management of contracts with non-profit agencies and providing oversight to a broad system of human services that supports children, youth and families.
John Green, Past President
John Green joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in October 2008. He currently acts as Past-President of the Board and previously served as President and Vice-President, in addition to participating on the Risk Management and Executive Committees. John is also a member of the Lindsay Optimists.
John completed 33 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), working in the Toronto heroin section, Italian Organized Crime and Drug units in Peterborough, Durham and the GTA. At the time of his retirement, John held the rank of Corporal running the Criminal Intelligence Section; he is currently with Farmer’s Mutual Insurance as a Fire and Claims Investigator.
Michelle Finley, Treasurer
Michelle Finley joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in July 2017 and has been an active member since 2014. She currently acts as Club Board Treasurer and previously served as Secretary of the Board in addition to participating on the Risk Management and Executive Committees.
Michelle has managed the Lindsay branch of Kawartha Credit Union for the past 6 years and previous to this spent 10 years with CIBC in both advisory as well as management positions.
Mike Warren, Secretary
Mike Warren joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in May 2018. He currently acts as Club Board Secretary in addition to participating on the Executive Committee.
Mike has lived in Lindsay for more than 25 years. Throughout a 34-year banking career, he has lived in many Ontario communities and has always been involved with local groups and organizations. He has been considerable volunteer and leadership experience with many non-profit organizations including Scouts Canada, the United Way, the City of Kawartha Lakes, Lindsay Kinsmen Band and Cambridge Street United Church. Mike is Business Account Manager for the Lindsay RBC branch and is an experienced commercial lending officer. Mike's wife is a travel agent specializing in cruising and he has enjoyed travelling extensively. He has played and coached basketball over the years and is an avid Toronto Raptors fan.
Larry Hope, Director
Larry Hope joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in June 2014 and participates as a member of the Governance Committee.
Larry is currently the Director of Education with Trillium Lakelands District School Board.
Wilma Lynch, Director
Wilma Lynch joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in January 2017 and participates as a member of Governance Committee.
Wilma is currently the Senior Manager of Employee Services with Trillium Lakelands District School Board and she has her designation as a Certified Human Resources Leader. Wilma is a grandmother and is committed to students and young people in the community.
Kirk Robertson, Director
Kirk Robertson joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in January 2018. Kirk is a lifetime member of the community and has served on numerous volunteer boards. He can regularly be found at local sports venues coaching youth sports.
Kirk is currently a Sergeant with the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service and has held numerous positions during his career.

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