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Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6
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Phil Berube – Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer – ext. 100
Jack Lane – Director, Business Development & Brand – ext. 101
Shauna Maisey – Office Manager – ext. 104
Jennifer Davison – Coordinator, Golf Course Services & Community Events – ext. 105
Stephen Wigington – Coordinator, Competitions – ext. 102
Randy Robb – Manager, High Performance Sport
Amanda Ducheminsky – Event Assistant, Digital Media & Competitions – ext. 106
Anthony Stirling – Field Manager, Competitions & Community Events – ext. 103
Board of Directors
Tom Zariski, President
Tom Zariski joined Alberta Golf in 2007 as a Rules Official, was elected to the Board in 2010 and currently serves as the associations President. Tom is certified as a Level 4 Rules Official in Canada and has the highest level of rating from the United States Golf Association. Tom has been a Rules Official and Tournament Rules Chair for all of the Alberta Golf Championships. He also officiates for Golf Canada, PGA Tour Canada, PGA of Alberta, PGA Champions Tour and the LPGA Tour. Tom has served on the Nominating Committee and the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee. After graduating from the University of Alberta 35 years ago, Tom began a teaching career in Drumheller. Upon obtaining a Masters’ Degree at the University of Calgary he became Principal of Drumheller Composite High School, retiring in 2010. Tom sits on the Town Council with the Town of Drumheller where he is serving his second term in office. He co-founded and was President of the Drumheller Community Football Association and was Vice President of the Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club, where he is a member. He sits on a number of volunteer boards including the Drumheller and District Seniors foundation, the Royal Tyrrell Museum Cooperating Society, the Drumheller R.C.M.P. Citizen’s Advisory Committee and others. Tom was named the Town of Drumheller “Citizen of the Year” in 2005. When he is not golfing or volunteering, he plays pickle-ball.
Peter Major, Vice President
Peter J. Major, Q.C. joined the Board of Directors of Alberta Golf in 2013 and presently serves as Vice President and Chair of the Governance Committee. Peter is a native Albertan, a lawyer and partner of McMillan LLP where he has carried on a complex commercial litigation practice for over 20 years with extensive trial experience and exposure to corporate governance matters. He completed his undergraduate studies from the University of California at Berkeley, his L.L.B. from the University of Wales and he received his Queen’s Counsel designation in 2014. Peter serves on the national instruction panel of the Advocates’ Society and has been an active coach in community hockey, baseball, basketball and soccer. He is also a lifelong golf enthusiast and participant. Highlights of his competitive career include winning the 1989 Canadian Amateur, representing Canada in international events on multiple occasions and competing across Canada, the Unites States and Asia as a touring professional golfer. Over the past 20 years, Peter has been involved in different capacities in the organization and administration of golf operations either as a member, board member and President of the Calgary Golf & Country Club or on the Advisory Committee of the PGA Tour’s Nationwide Calgary Classic. Peter resides in Calgary with his wife and two children.
Tiffany Gordon, Secretary
Tiffany Gordon was born and raised in High River, Alberta. Tiffany has always played an active role in the community. Heading into her 26th year at the Cottonwood Golf and Country Club which she carries a role of President and General Manager has allowed her many opportunities to be involved with various charities including Kids Cancer Care, Cystic Fibrosis and other local charities. Tiffany is a Past President of the PGA of Alberta where she served 12 years as well as a Director with the PGA of Canada. Tiffany currently sits as Secretary of Alberta Golf. Her commitment to growth and development has been very visible over the years of running various fundraising and networking functions and events. People and passion all play a role in her commitment to the game of golf in Alberta.
Bill McNaughton, Treasurer
Bill McNaughton serves as Treasurer of Alberta Golf and Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee. He has also been volunteering as a course rater for the association. Bill moved to Calgary in 1964 after graduation from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation with Clarkson Gordon & Co. in Calgary and pursued his career there, primarily focused on the petroleum industry in which he held senior positions and directorships in several companies. Bill is a member of The Glencoe Club and The Glencoe Golf & Country Club, having been a board member of both clubs and President of the golf club. He was a member of long standing of YMCA Calgary and served for a number of years on its Board, including a term as Board Chair.
Bob McGinn, Past President
Bob McGinn joined Alberta Golf as a volunteer in 2008 and joined the Board of Directors in 2013, having sat on the Membership Committee as well as the Human Resources and Compensation Committee prior to his election to the Board. Bob is currently the Past President. Bob is a Level 4 Rules Official and has worked as a Rules Official and other positions in a number of tournaments over the past few years. He plays golf out of the Sturgeon Valley Golf and Country Club. He resides in St. Albert with his wife Judy, and has two children. His background is as a group insurance and retirement plan consultant, a field that he has enjoyed for the past 47 years since graduating from the University of British Columbia with a Business degree. He is still working part time, but spends the winter in Arizona. Bob is active in his community and has been a member of the St. Albert Rotary Club for 21 years.
Steven Johnson, Director
Steven Johnson joined the Board of Directors of Alberta Golf in 2015. He presently chairs the Nominating Committee. Steve is a Past President of the Sports Medicine Council of Alberta (SMCA) and has volunteered in various capacities with the SMCA for nine years. Steve plays golf as often as he can but admittedly not very well. Steve is an Assistant Professor at Athabasca University after having received his BSc and MSc degrees (Human Nutrition & Metabolism) from the University of Saskatchewan and his PhD from the University of Alberta. Steve played junior football for the Saskatoon Hilltops winning a national title in 1991 and was also a member of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. Steve resides in Sherwood Park with his wife, Michelle, two young daughters and many pets. When he has spare time Steve enjoys being as active as possible and is a Golf Canada Gold Member.
Lorraine Moster, Director
Lorraine Moster joined the Board of Directors in 2014. She currently serves as Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. Lorraine has been in the Human Resources field for over 20 years filling progressively senior roles in the tourism, events, recreation, sport and facility sectors. Designated as a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) and a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), she is currently a Manager of Human Resources with an aviation organization at the Edmonton International Airport. Lorraine has a Human Resources Generalist background with experience in compensation, benefits, labour relations, staff development, organizational design and recruitment. She has diverse experience in various hospitality industries and has worked with many volunteers as well as with advisory committees at MacEwan University, the University of Alberta and NAIT. Lorraine is Golf Canada Gold Member in Edmonton.
Susan MacKinnon, Director
Susan MacKinnon joined the Board of Directors of Alberta Golf in 2009 while serving as Director, of Player Development. She is currently serving as a Director and is Alberta Golf’s representative on the Golf Canada Provincial Council. She is a Past President of Alberta Golf serving two years in the role. In addition to chairing Alberta Golf tournaments and acting as a Non-Playing Team Captain, she has volunteered for Golf Canada, at her home club (Willow Park Golf & Country Club) and in her community. After a successful career in the wholesale food industry as a Vice President responsible for the areas of Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology, she co-owned a small business for over 20 years. She is a past member of the Canadian Credit Institute, holds a BSc (Biochemistry) from McGill University and has attended the Executive Program at Queens University. Susan resides in Calgary with her husband and two children, all avid golfers.
Peter Davies, Director
Peter Davies joined the Board of Directors of Alberta Golf in 2017. He was born in Hawarden, Wales then moved to Calgary as a seven year old where he attended high school and the University of Calgary. He received his Bachelor of Physical Education and a Professional Educator Degree. Peter and his wife Wendy settled down in Rocky Mountain House. He retired from teaching and now runs his own real estate investment company, Davies and Associates Limited. As a basketball official he refs at the ACAC level and has been the president of the Central Alberta Basketball Officials Association. In hockey he has been the Referee in Chief for the Rocky Mountain House zone. He is a Golf Canada Level 4 Rules Official and has been the instructor for the Level 3 program. He has been the Tournament Rules Chair for many provincial and national competitions. Peter has also been the Vice President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada in government service, the Chairman of the board for Memorial Presbyterian Church in Rocky, and the President of the Choral Singers Unite Society in Red Deer. Golf has always been a large part of Peter’s life. He is a six time club champion at Pine Hills in RMH, and four time teacher’s provincial champion. He started his volunteer work with Alberta Golf in 2001 and has been a rules official, Rules and Competition committee member, Governance committee member, and currently sits on the Finance and Risk Management committee.
Alberta Golf produces an Annual Report for distribution at the Annual General Meeting to all member clubs. Electronic versions of the Annual Report can be found below.
Hall of Fame
The Alberta Golf Hall of Fame honours the legacies of men and women who have made a difference on the Alberta golf scene either as a skilled player, through distinguished service, or as a builder. Please click the Player and DSA Inductees links to view the current members of the Alberta Golf Hall of Fame and their distinguished careers.
Rae Milligan Simpson
Kareen Qually Nelson
Frank Van Dornick
Robert L. Wylie
Distinguished Service Inductees:
A.H (Babe) McAvoy
Hall of Fame Player Inductees Shall:
- Be an adult, male or female, of any race, color or creed, not necessarily living at the time of consideration;
- Be, at least, 55 years of age at the time of consideration;
- Be a resident of the territory served by Alberta Golf during the period of accomplishments;
- Be an amateur golfer during the period of accomplishments;
- Be a person who has brought recognition to Alberta primarily through a) excellence in golf championship play at the international, national, regional, and/or provincial level; and/or b) outstanding contributions of time and effort in the advancement of golf, all with exemplary conduct.
- Members may be persons either living or deceased who are or have at some time been Alberta citizens.
Hall of Fame Distinguished Service Inductees Shall:
- Have resided within the Alberta Golf territorial boundaries when the majority of extraordinary contributions to AG and amateur golf were made.
- Have made a significant contribution to AG. However, service to other national, regional, state/provincial or local golf associations may be taken into account.
- Be selfless and have devoted service above and beyond the call of duty.
- Be recipients of the highest character and integrity who embody the true spirit of amateur golf and have worked to protect and foster its traditions in Alberta.
- Male or female recipients may be living (no age restriction) or deceased.
- Nomination forms must be submitted to AG by June 1st each year.