Board of Directors

Call for Expressions of Interest – 2018 Golf Ontario Board of Directors

Golf Ontario, the Provincial Sport Organization for Golf, is currently seeking interested individuals to serve on the Board of Directors for a three year term commencing April 2018.

With over 80 years of history and tradition, serving 100,000 members, Golf Ontario is one of the largest golf associations in the world.  We strive to align with all golf stakeholders through a connected golf community driving more people to play more golf, more often and most importantly while starting at a younger age. Golf Ontario is focused on leading and supporting our industry partners to the benefit of golfers across the province.

The Board is responsible for determining Golf Ontario policy; for protecting the long term growth and health of the organization; for developing, monitoring and evaluating the strategic goals; for approving the annual budget; and for authorizing and taking responsibility for the funding of the organization.

If you have a strong passion for and understanding of the sport of Golf, we would like to hear from you.  Strategic thinkers with experience in: Business Administration; Finance and Accounting; Media and Public Relations; Brand Management; Fundraising; Human Resources; Governance; Not For Profit Association Law; and/or how to make golf more accessible and welcoming to diverse populations are invited to apply.

Please click here for further information about the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors.

Expressions of Interest must include all of the following:

  • Online application form
  • Current CV (Instructions for uploading your documents are included on the application form

Deadline for submission:  Friday, January 12, 2018


Golf Ontario is an equal opportunity organization. We thank all individuals for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All expressions of interest will be kept in confidence.


Back, from left: Kent Trainor, Dr. Susan Vail, Barbara Beaudoin, Mark Hayes, Tim Cain (Vice President).

Front, from left: Chris Osborne (Immediate Past President), Jay Aspin, John Gallinger (President), Ivy Steinberg, Jason Harris. Missing from photo: Tony Dunn and Howard Atkinson.


2017 Committees of the Board

Governance Committee:

Chair – Ivy Steinberg, Jay Aspin, Howard Atkinson, Mark Hayes, Susan Vail, John Gallinger **

Finance and Risk Management Committee:

Chair – Tim Cain, Barbara Beaudoin, Kent Trainor, Jim Bristow, Tom Forestell, John Gallinger **

Human Resources and Compensation Committee:

Chair – John Gallinger, Tim Cain, Jason Harris, Mark Hayes

Nominating Committee:

Chair – Chris Osborne, Howard Atkinson, Tony Dunn, Ivy Steinberg, John Gallinger **
** President to sit on committees as Ex Officio member.