|GRANT OLSEN – President
Grant is 35 years old and has been a KCC member since 1984. He is a 3-time club champion and 1995 BC Junior Champion (4th at Canadians).He has been a Board member from 1998-2000 and from 2009 to present.Grant has also served as Sportsman’s chair 1998 to 2000 and from 2009 to present and Men’s league coordinator 2009-2012. Employed by Peregrine Express as a postal courier.
|CASEY MACAULAY -Vice President
Casey has been a member of the KCC for the past 9 years and currently works with the junior curling program.As a former competitive juvenile curler in BC, he is enthusiastic to see young people get into the sport.Casey is interested in promoting curling within the community and seeing our club prosper. In his day job, Casey is a registered professional forester.
|CURTIS MATTENLEY – Treasurer|
|SUSAN SHAW – Secretary
Susan started curling in 1980 and curled for 10 years before taking a long sabbatical from the sport to obtain her Bachelor of Arts degree at Cariboo College University (now Thompson Rivers University). She graduated in 1997 with double majors in Sociology and English. In 2002, Susan played lead for the Gayla Wasilyk team at the Provincial Senior Ladies Championship in Terrace where they placed 3rd. Susan has curled in all of the ladies leagues as well as the Senior Select and Seniors. Currently, she plays third for Vivia MacDonald in the Senior Select league at our club and the Senior Super league at McArthur Island Curling Club. Her other team mates are 2nd Liz Saboe and lead Pam Jones. Last year her team qualified for the 2012 Provincial Master Women’s championship held in Grand Forks. They have qualified again this year, 2013, and will soon be traveling to Lake Cowichan. At present, Susan is the President of the Afternoon Ladies league.
|GARRY BADER – Director
Garry moved to Kamloops approx. two years ago from Burlington, Ontario, where he lived for 18 years. Prior to that, he lived in B.C. Garry lived in Kamloops from 1975-78 while he worked in the Royal Bank on Victoria St. He retired from Royal Bank in Burlington, ON as Regional VP (formerly Area Manager). He was responsible for all aspects of Regional banking, including marketing/sales, community representation, profitability and growth, human resource management, and many other duties involving “running” a banking system in a heavily populated, competitive Region. Lots of fun! Garry enjoyed the marketing and community representation the most. He has been involved in several curling clubs as his job took him around the country – Golden Ears Curling Club, Maple Ridge (President), Burlington Golf and Country Club (Curling Co-Ordinator and President) – to name a few. Garry brings knowledge of the challenges curling clubs face.
|TROY FULLER – Director
Troy has been a member of the Club since 2007 and is a first time Board member. He currently plays in the Monday Men’s league and the Friday Mixed league. When not curling, Troy is the Manager of Research Services at Thompson Rivers University.
|RON GRADEN – Director|
|CAROL KENNELL- Director|
|KARLA THOMPSON – Director
Karla moved to Kamloops in 2002 and has 19+ years of curling experience. Her curling accomplishments include a 2nd place finish at the 2002 BC Junior Provincials, 3rd place finish at the 2008 BC Scotties and a 2nd place finish at the 2009 BC Scotties. She also competed at the 2008 Scotties Tournament of Hearts (playing 3rd). She is currently coaching 2 high school teams from NorKam Secondary and is running the High School League. Karla teaches Elementary School in Savona, is a mom of a 2 year old girl and is expecting a baby boy in April!
|BRAD THOMPSON – Director|
|FRANK MAYHOOD – Director
Born in Calgary Alberta at the height of the baby boom, Frank Mayhood spent his early years in the southern Alberta village of Ralston where he first experienced curling at the two sheet Suffield Experimental Station rink. At Westwood Collegiate in Winnipeg in 1969-70, Frank learned the art of competitive curling from his math teacher and former Brier participant, Norm Hoak. Frank has competed ever since, spending seasons at clubs from Victoria to Ottawa. Frank has reached the SACA playdowns in both men’s and mixed and BC Interior Playdowns, but never made it to Provincials. Frank volunteered as a Director of the Calgary Curling Club from 1987-90, Kamloops Curling Club 1995-98, and Signage for the ’96 Brier and ’98 Worlds. He is the Chair of the 2013 Crown of Curling, a job he did in 2007, and has worked on the Crown committee most years since arriving in Kamloops in 1992.Frank retired in May 2012 from his role as the City of Kamloops’ Information Technology Manager (Head Geek, he calls it). He is still keeping his hand in with sporadic consulting assignments under the company name Frickland Enterprises.
|RON DOUGLAS – Director
Ron is in his second term as a Director, he has been a member of the Kamloops curling club since 1985. He comes from a long family of members of the Kamloops Curling club notably his parents, John & Louise (nee Grass/Douglas). Ron currently plays on Team DeCap in the Super league and also participates in the Thursday night men’s league.