On Friday, February 6, Standardbred Canada elected its Officers & Executive Committee for 2015.
Kent Oakes of North Wiltshire, PEI will be serving his second year as Chair of Standardbred Canada.
Elected to office are:
• Kent Oakes (Chair of the Board)
• Mike Woods (Vice-Chair)
• Diane Bertrand (Chair of Breeders Committee)
• Joanne Colville (Executive Committee Member)
• Jackson Wittup (Executive Committee Member)
• Morag Watt (Executive Committee Member)
As an employee of the Province of Prince Edward Island, Oakes has been given the opportunity to have worked in partnership with the provincial, regional, and national harness racing industry for over 20 years. His vast experience in the harness racing industry has allowed him to bring a lot to the Board. Oakes expressed at the Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, February 7 that he is pleased to be serving as Chair of the Board once again.
The other 2015 standing and special committees were also appointed at the Board meeting on February 6.
Standing committees can be found here, while special committees can be found here.