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, Risk Management, Executive and Service Quality  Committee Catherine Miller
Vice President
Treasurer and Risk Management Michelle Finley
Secretary Mike Warren
Past President, Risk Management and Executive Committee Dave Blackburn
Director and Governance Committee Wilma Lynch
Director John Green
Director Kirk Robertson
Director Lynda Craven
Director Stephen Green
Director Kyley Stevenson
Catherine Miller, 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.
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.
David Blackburn, Past-PresidentDavid 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.
John Green, DirectorJohn Green joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in October 2008. He previously served as Past-President, 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.
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.
Lynda Craven, Director
Lynda Craven joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in June 2019. Lynda has a 15 year old daughter and has lived in Lindsay for almost twenty years. Moving from southwestern Ontario where I grew up on a farm in a family of seven.
Lynda's work keeps her close by, selling in the medical industry allows her to be active and aware of what’s happening in the community of Kawartha Lakes.
She volunteers with Lindsay Kids of Steel as a board member, local equine 4H and as a team parent for her daughters rep. Volleyball club here in Lindsay.
Lynda is looking forward to learning more of what great things happen here at the Boys and Girls Club.
Stephen Green, Director
Steve Green joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in June 2019.  Steve was a member of the Club under Ron Kennedy's dream from 1969 to 1971, to this day it is one of the most memorable experiences he was involved in and now with some free time Steve wants to give back to the community and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes was a perfect fit.
Steve grew up right here in Lindsay. Having owned, operated, cooked for, and made famous, the Durham Cafe for 25 years; Steve was interested in mastering something new.  In 2015 Steve joined Stewart Morrison Insurance, successfully completed his RIBO license winning the Don Lambie award for receiving the highest mark in Ontario for that year! Steve continues to give back to his community as Vice Chair of the Kawartha-Haliburton Victim Services, Media Relations for The Lindsay & District Toastmasters Club and is a Board Member of the Kawartha Haliburton Crime Stoppers. Steve often volunteers his chef's talent at fundraisers such as Fightin' Fillies, and coaching little league sports. 
Kyley Stevenson, Director
Kyley Stevenson joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Board of Directors in June 2019. Kyley has been a part of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes since 1996. She started attending the club as a child participating in a variety of programs that the club had to offer. In June 2006 she started as an employee in our Summer Camp program as a Sports Camp Leader and continued working at the club in multiple departments in various positions until January 2019 when she started volunteering her time within the organization. Although Kyley has moved towards a different career, she is still happy to be involved with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes as a Board member and looking forward to giving back to the organization that has made her into the person she is today.

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