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SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Chief Executive Officer
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Ryan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC).
Before the OFSC, Ryan was the Vice President, Government Relations & Public Policy with the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), the recognized authority on franchising in Canada. Ryan was responsible for increasing the influence of the CFA and advocating for favourable public policy to support franchising in the marketplace through government relations, strategic public policy partnerships and advocacy at the federal and provincial levels.
Prior to CFA, Ryan was the Senior Director, Public Affairs at GS1 Canada, the world’s leading supply chain standards organization. Prior to joining GS1 Canada, Ryan was the Director, Government Relations & Policy at the Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac), where he helped lead the commercial real estate sector through proactive and reactive advocacy campaigns. Ryan was also an Associate at the political consulting firm Greener and Hook, LLC where he worked on both the political and corporate side of the company.
Before Greener and Hook, Ryan was a research assistant at The Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies
(CETIS) where his deliverables helped formulate the Global Terrorism Database (GTD), now the largest open source intelligence database in the world. In the fall of 2007, Ryan accepted a key staff position within United States Senator Fred Thompson’s Presidential Campaign.
Academically, Ryan has earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in political science from New England College, a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) from The American University School of Public Affairs, a Master of Law (LL.M) at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, and an Executive Master of Business Administration (E.M.B.A) at the University of Fredericton’s Sandermoen School of Business.
Chief Financial Officer
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Director, Stakeholder Relations
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Andrew joined the OFSC in August 2018 as the Director of Stakeholder Relations. He liaises with numerous government departments and private-sector entities to promote the snowmobile industry.
Prior to assuming this role, Andrew held several progressive positions with the Government Relations team at Canada Post Corporation in Ottawa. He supported Members of Parliament with postal issues and played a lead role on key projects including the rural mail safety review and the community mailbox conversion. He appeared before several city councils and accessibility committees during his nine-year tenure with the Crown corporation.
Before joining the post office, Andrew was a political advisor for several elected officials at both the federal and provincial levels. This includes the Minister of Transport in Ottawa where he handled regional issues in the province of Ontario such as the Windsor-Detroit International Crossing. Provincially, he worked at the Chief Government Whip’s office at Queen’s Park and was responsible for coordinating speakers and committees to further the government’s legislative agenda. He also worked for the Parliamentary Assistant to the Ministers of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs as well as the Ministry of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in political science and history from Queen’s University in Kingston.
Director, Business & Risk Management
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Paul Shaughnessy is the Director of Business & Risk Management for the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC).
Mr. Shaughnessy’s involvement with recreational snowmobile clubs and trails spans a period of thirty years. Serving in a variety of roles, ranging from a local club volunteer to fifteen years as the federation’s Executive Director, Mr. Shaughnessy has a strong appreciation for the varying needs of the member organizations and snowmobilers, with a focus on providing enjoyable snowmobiling experiences for safe, prudent and legally compliant snowmobilers.
Director, Fleet & Trails
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Mike brings over 30 years of experience in organized snowmobiling. As a club volunteer in the early 80s, to a club director and club president in the early 90s, to a district volunteer and district president in the early 2000’s. Mike’s experience evolved into a number of provincial volunteer roles including OFSC Trails Chairman and eventually to a staff position as the OFSC Manager of Trail Programs and Club Services. Mike did step back from his provincial involvement for a time but continued with his volunteer and support roles at a district level until taking on the staff role as OFSC Director, Fleet and Trails in the Fall of 2018.
Before the OFSC, Mike had management roles at TD Bank with an AICB Accreditation, and at Wilson Chevrolet Oldsmobile as Parts Department Manager and Dealer Health & Safety Chair. Mike’s volunteer roles also include 27 years as a Volunteer Firefighter including 9 years as a Fire Captain.
Mike’s dedication to the sport of snowmobiling and his knowledge from the grass routes of the organization along with his operational experience at both the district and provincial level’s truly positions him as a valuable resource to the success of the OFSC.
Director, Marketing, Communications & Partnerships
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Lisa is the Director of Marketing, Communications and Partnerships with the OFSC and her experience spans more than 20 years in the not-for-profit and publishing sectors. Throughout her career, Lisa has applied her leadership skills in all facets of emerging and mainstream marketing technologies. By working closely with the snowmobiling community, Lisa strives to represent the voice of riders, member organizations and partners. Prior to the OFSC, Lisa held the role of Operations Manager with the Canadian Kidney Trust Foundation (Kidney Clothes) for Simcoe and Grey Bruce Counties.
Bob MacWilliam – Manager, IT & Business Systems
Jill Nelson – Accounting Manager
Kai Statulevicius – GIS Manager
Adrienne Gamble – Fleet & Trails Program Manager
Tanya Southwick – Claims & Risk Management
Marco Nunziato – Marketing & Partnership Coordinator
Lisa Daniell – Rider & Corporate Services Representative
Lenisa Malfait – Rider Services Representative