Office Phone – 705-739-7669 (Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm)
SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Chief Executive Officer
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Landon French comes to the OFSC with over 20 years of experience in public relations, government, marketing, not-for-profit and tourism management. He is a graduate of Carleton University and Royal Roads University with a MA in Canadian Studies and an MBA in Public Relations. He is the former Vice President of Community Relations and Sport Marketing for Canadian Tire Corporation and former CEO of Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities.
Landon was the founding CEO of The Sandbox Project and Together We Stand Foundation and a former senior staff advisor to two Ontario Premiers. He is a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee in 2000. Landon has been an OFSC permit holder for many years and loves to ride.
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.