RPSC elected new executive at ROYAL 2007
At the 79th National Exhibition and convention of The Royal Philatelic Society
of Canada (RPSC) held in Toronto October 12-14, four members were re-elected to
the board of Directors while two new members joined the group. Re-elected were
Francois Brisse, Raymond Ireson, Ken Magee, and Dr. David Piercey. Newcomers to
the board are W. John Sheffield and Dr. J.J. Danielski.
The new slate joins Rick Penko, Peter Kritz, Peter Butler, Ken Lewis, Richard
Logan, Michael O. Nowlan, and George Pepall who were elected for two-year terms
in 2006, and Robert M. McGuinness who was appointed in early 2007.
At the Board of Directors meeting following the Annual General Meeting, Rick
Penko of Winnipeg was re-elected president while Richard Logan was elected
Vice-President with Peter Kritz and Peter Butler remaining treasurer and
secretary respectively. Charles J.G. Verge is past president of The RPSC.
Each member of the Board of Directors holds specific appointments to assist the
executive with various tasks. George Pepall is Chapter and Affiliates Liaison,
and Dr. David Piercey looks after the National and Regional Judging Program and
is Co-ordinator of Reciprocity Agreements. Ken Magee chairs Royale/Royal
Conventions and National, Regional and Local Shows while National & Regional
Medals and Awards continues to be Raymond Ireson’s responsibility. Michael O.
Nowlan handles public relations, and Peter Butler is the contact for insurance.
Other departments include Legal Advisor Theodor Kerzner, Slide Program Elizabeth
Sodero, CSDA Liaison John Sheffield, and Sales Circuit Manager Sandra Foss.
Charles J.G.Verge is Historian, and Yvan Latulippe chairs Youth Education. Tony
Shaman will continue as editor of The Canadian Philatelist, and Robin Harris
will remain in charge of the RPSC Website. Robert M. McGuinness is in charge of
RPSC National Exhibits Data. As well as serving as vice-president, Richard Logan
will continue as chair of Development and Planned Giving and act as Canada Post
Information on The RPSC can be had by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by visiting the Society's
website at www.rpsc.org, or by calling
416-979-8874, toll free 1-888-285-4143.
For more information contact:
Michael O. Nowlan 506-357-2698
Margaret Schulzke 1 888-285-4143