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4 th Annual Meeting – 16 May 2014. Call to Order and Moment of Silence. Wayne Andrew Dehnke 17 May 1945 - January 12, 2014. Proposed Agenda. Approval of the Agenda Minutes of the 3 rd Annual Meeting Held on Friday, 7 June 2013 – Secretary

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call to order and moment of silence
Call to Order and Moment of Silence

Wayne Andrew Dehnke

17 May 1945 - January 12, 2014

proposed agenda
Proposed Agenda
  • Approval of the Agenda
  • Minutes of the 3rd Annual Meeting Held on Friday, 7 June 2013 – Secretary
  • Report of the Board of Trustees – President & Executive Vice-President
  • Financial Statements for the Year Ending 31 December 2013 – Treasurer
  • Report of the Auditor – Stella Penner of Calvista LLP
  • Amendment of the By-laws – Secretary
  • Report of the Nominating Committee and Election of Trustees – Chair Nominating Committee
  • Appointment of the Auditor for Financial Year 2014 – Dennis Anderson
  • Other Business
  • Next Meeting – …
  • Termination
minutes of the 3 rd annual meeting
Minutes of the 3rd Annual Meeting

Doug Brooks, Secretary

board of trustees report
Board of Trustees’ Report
  • Barry Ashton, President

Three-Year Summary of PPCLI Foundation Financial Results

with Unaudited First Quarter 2014 Results Added

in 2013
In 2013:

In-Kind support for the 100th Anniversary was obtained:

  • The Globe and Mail $100,000
  • University of Calgary 55,000
  • Canadian Tire 40,000
  • Bison Transport 40,000
  • Red Arrow Motorcoach 20,000
  • Greatwest Kenworth 10,000
  • R&D Trailers 10,000
  • Beaver Bus Lines 10,000

Total $285,000


Presentation of a cheque to the Foundation for $10,000 by The Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant-Governor of Saskatchewan. Receiving the gift is Major-General (Ret’d) John Sharpe, Vice-President Partnership and Major Gifts, while looking on is Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Cliff Walker, President of the Royal United Service Institute of Regina, who organized a veteran’s workshop and Armistice Gala Dinner on 10 November 2013.

heroes hockey challenge 2013
Heroes Hockey Challenge 2013

“a Nation needs its Heroes“™

Abbotsford – Guests of Honour with Stanley Cup

in 20131
In 2013:



Sustainability is about more than just finances. We need to create a robust structure not entirely dependant upon volunteers.

board of trustees report1
Board of Trustees’ Report
  • Kent Foster, Executive Vice-President & Chair Fundraising Group
planned initiatives
Planned Initiatives
  • Develop specific research projects with appropriate partners in the mental health research field including PTSD and prosthetics development.
  • Veterans Transition Network
  • Promotion of long term support for PLS project.
  • An individual giving campaign including individual donations, gifts and Planned Giving.
  • Frezenberg Youth Education Program – raise $125,500 to facilitate attendance by 23 Canadian Youth.
  • Increase individual contributions
  • Review FRG structure going forward-related to revenue streams
  • Review regional teams in relation to Special Events and post 100th activity–these are key to our future success
  • Improved Communication
  • Consider relevance of Partnership and major gifts committee post 100th Anniversary
  • Joint initiatives with other like oriented charities
  • Using the right mix of volunteers and professional expertise
future events
Future Events
  • Heroes Hockey Challenge Edmonton – 23-24 May 2014
  • Forging a Nation: Canada Goes to War, Centennial Art Exhibition Edmonton, 5 June-16 August with Official Opening– 6 August 2014
  • Edmonton Commemoration Events – 7-10 August 2014
  • Memorial Baton Relay 10 August – 18 September 2014
  • Calgary Memorial Baton Relay Gala Dinner – 15 August 2014
  • Toronto Memorial Baton Event – 6 September 2014
  • Ottawa Commemoration Events 18-21 September 2014
  • Spring 2015 HHC
  • Frezenberg Commemoration 7-11 May 2015 & Youth Education Program
treasurer s report
Treasurer’s Report
  • Dennis Anderson
amendment of the by laws
Amendment of the By-laws

Presented by Doug Brooks, Secretary

Change to Membership Categories, AGM Quorum , and other Cosmetic Changes

report of the nominating committee
Report of the Nominating Committee
  • Bill Hewson
  • Chair, Nominating Committee
nominating committee members
Nominating Committee Members

Doug Brooks

Craig King

Bill Hewson, Chair

Barry Ashton (Ex-Officio)

present board of trustees
Present Board Of Trustees

Appointed by PPCLI Guard

Colonel Peter Dawe, MSM, CD

Appointed by Regimental Executive Committee

Chief Warrant Officer Paul Francis, CD

Major Slade Lerch, CD

Elected at the 2011 AGM

Major-General (Ret’d) Barry W. Ashton, CD, President

Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Keith Corbould, CD, Vice-President Grants & Benefits

Major-General (Ret’d) C. William (Bill) Hewson, CMM, CD

Major (Ret’d) John C. Hunter, CD

Colonel (Ret’d) James Kempling, CD

Colonel (Ret’d) William H. (Bill) Minnis, MSM, CD

present board of trustees1
Present Board of Trustees

Elected at the 2012 AGM

Mr. Dennis A. Anderson

Mr. Phillip Crawley, CBE, Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail

Mrs. Marilyn Elliott, FICP, CFP, CLU, Treasurer

Lieutenant-General (Ret’d) Kent R. Foster, CMM,CD, Executive Vice President & Chair Fundraising Group

Mr. Warren Spitz, President & CEO UCS Forest Group

  • Elected at the 2013 AGM
  • Mr. Jared G. Joynt, APR, Vice President Communications & Public Relations
  • Major-General (Ret’d) John L. Sharpe, CMM, CD, Vice President Partnership & Major Gifts

Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Matthew K. Overton, CD

Captain (Ret’d) Douglas G. Brooks, P Eng, Secretary

election of trustees
Election of Trustees

It is proposed that:

Major-General (Ret’d) Barry W. Ashton, CD;

Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret’d) Malcolm D. Bruce, MSM, CD;

Brigadier-General (Ret’d) G. Keith Corbould, CD;

Major-General (Ret’d) David A. Fraser, MSM, CD;

Major-General (Ret’d) C. William Hewson, CMM, CD;

Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret’d) Martin M. Kenneally, CD; and

Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Craig R. King, OMM, MSC, CD, MBE

be elected Trustees of the PPCLI Foundation for a three year term commencing 16 May 2014

other business and next meeting
Other Business and Next Meeting

The 5th Annual Meeting is to be held ...

recognition of retiring trustees
Recognition of Retiring Trustees
  • John Hunter 2010-2014
  • Jim Kempling 2010-2014
  • Bill Minnis 2011-2014