Past Officers

Past officers of the RASC are listed below. Past publications editors are listed in the column at left. Past Honorary Presidents are listed here.

Positions: President. 1st VP, 2nd VP, Secretary, Treasurer, Librarian, Recorder.

Past Presidents
Colin Haig 2017-2018
Craig Levine 2016–2017
James Edgar 2014–2016
Glenn Hawley 2012–2014
Mary Lou Whitehorne 2010–2012
Dave Lane 2008–2010
Scott Young 2006–2008
Peter Jedicke 2004–2006
Dr. Rajiv Gupta 2002–2004
Dr. Robert Garrison 2000–2002
Randy Attwood 1998–2000
Doug George 1996–1998
Doug Hube 1994–1996
Peter Broughton 1992–1994
Damien Lemay 1990–1992
Lloyd A. Higgs 1988–1990
Mary Grey 1986–1988
R.L. Bishop 1984–1986
Franklin Loehde 1982–1984
Ian Halliday 1980–1982
J.R. Percy 1978–1980
Alan H. Batten 1976–1978
J.D. Fernie 1974–1976
J.L. Locke 1972–1974
H. Simard 1970–1972
J.E. Kennedy 1968–1970
M.M. Thomson 1966–1968
K.O. Wright 1964–1966
R.J. Northcott 1962–1964
Peter M. Millman 1960–1962
A. McKellar 1959–1960
Helen Sawyer Hogg 1957–1959
R.M. Petrie 1955–1957
J.F. Heard 1953–1954
C.S. Beals 1951–1952
A. Thompson 1949–1950
J.W. Campbell 1947–1948
A.E. Johns 1945–1946
A.V. Douglas 1943–1944
F.S. Hogg 1941–1942
J.A. Pearce 1940
W. Findlay 1938–1939
R.E. DeLury 1936–1937
L. Gilchrist 1934–1935
R.K. Young 1932–1933
Harold Reynolds Kingston 1930–1931
W.E. Harper 1928–1929
A.F. Hunter 1926–1927
R.M. Stewart 1924–1925
W.E.W. Jackson 1922–1923
J.R. Collins 1920–1921
A.F. Miller 1918–1919
A.D. Watson 1916–1917
J.S. Plaskett 1914–1915
L.B. Stewart 1912–1913
A.T. DeLury 1910–1911
W. B. Musson 1908–1909
C.A. Chant 1904–1907
R.F. Stupart 1902–1903
G.E. Lumsden 1900–1902
A. Harvey 1898–1899
J.A. Paterson 1896–1897
L.W. Smith 1895
C. Carpmael 1890–1894
Past 1st Vice-Presidents
Chris Gainor 2015-2018
Colin Haig 2012-2015
Glenn Hawley 2010-2012
Mary Lou Whitehorne 2008-2010
Dave Lane 2006-2008
Scott Young 2004-2006
Peter Jedicke 2002-2004
Rajiv Gupta 2000-2002
Robert Garrison 1998-2000
J. Randy Attwood 1996-1998
Doug George 1994-1996
Doug Hube 1992-1994
Peter Broughton 1990-1992
Damien Lemay 1988-1990
Lloyd Higgs 1986-1988
Mary Grey 1984-1986
Roy L. Bishop 1982-1984
Franklin Loehde 1980-1982
Ian Halliday 1978-1980
John R. Percy 1976-1978
A.H. Batten 1974-1976
J.D. Fernie 1972-1974
J.L. Locke 1970-1972
Henri Simard 1968-1970
J.E. Kennedy 1966-1968
Malcolm M. Thomson 1964-1966
K.O. Wright 1962-1964
Ruth J. Northcott 1961
Peter M. Millman 1959-1960
Andrew McKellar 1957-1958
Helen S. Hogg 1955-1956
R.M. Petrie 1953-1954
J.F. Heard 1951-1952
C.S. Beals 1949-1950
Andrew Thomson 1947-1948
H. Boyd Brydon 1945-1946
A.E. Johns 1943-1944
A.V. Douglas 1941-1942
F.S. Hogg 1940
J.A. Pearce 1938-1939
Wm. Findlay 1936-1937
R.E. DeLury 1934-1935
Lachlan Gilchrist 1933
C.P. Choquette 1932
R.K. Young 1928-1931
W. Bruce 1922-1927
W.E.W. Jackson 1920-1921
J.R. Collins 1918-1919
A.F. Miller 1916-1917
A.D. Watson 1914-1915
J. Plaskett 1912-1913
L.B. Stewart 1909-1911
A.T. DeLury 1908
W. Balfour Musson 1907
A.T. DeLury 1902-1906
R.F. Stupart 1898-1901
Arthur Harvey 1896-1897
E.A. Meredith 1895
Larratt W. Smith 1892-1894
Andrew Elvins 1890-1891
Past 2nd Vice-Presidents
Robyn Foret 2015-2018
Chris Gainor 2012-2015
Colin Haig 2010-2012
Glenn Hawley 2008-2010
Mary Lou Whitehorne 2006-2008
Dave Lane 2004-2006
Scott Young 2002-2004
Peter Jedicke 2000-2002
Rajiv Gupta 1998-2000
Robert Garrison 1996-1998
Peter Ceravolo 1995
Mike Watson 1993-1995
Doug Hube 1990-1992
Peter Broughton 1988-1990
Damien Lemay 1986-1988
Lloyd A. Higgs 1984-1986
Mary Grey 1982-1984
Roy L. Bishop 1980-1982
Franklin Loehde 1978-1980
Ian Haliday 1976-1978
John R. Percy 1974-1976
R.J. Lockhart 1972-1974
Henry C. King 1970-1972
J.L. Locke 1968-1970
Henri Simard 1966-1968
J.E. Kennedy 1964-1966
Malcolm M. Thomson 1962-1964
K.O. Wright 1961
Ruth J. Northcott 1959-1960
Peter M. Millman 1957-1958
Gordon R. Magee 1955-1956
Helen S. Hogg 1953-1954
DeLisle Garneau 1951-1952
J.F. Heard 1949-1950
C.S. Beals 1947-1948
J.W. Campbell 1945-1946
H. Boyd Brydon 1943-1944
A.E. Johns 1942
D.S. Ainslie 1941
A.V. Douglas 1940
F.S. Hogg 1938-1939
J.A. Pearce 1934-1937
R.E. DeLury 1933
Lachlan Gilchrist 1932
C.P. Choquette 1928-1931
R.K. Young 1926-1927
A.F. Hunter 1924-1925
R.M. Stewart 1923
J. Satterly 1922
W. Bruce 1919-1921
O. Klotz 1918
W. Bruce 1916-1917
A.F. Miller 1914-1915
A.D. Watson 1912-1913
J. Plaskett 1910-1911
L.B. Stewart 1907-1909
W.B. Musson 1902-1906
C.A. Chant 1899-1901
E.A. Meredith 1898
R.F. Stupart 1896-1897
John A. Paterson 1892-1895
n/a 1890-1891

Corresponding Secretary 1890-1901; Secretary 1902-1919, General Secretary 1920-1949; National Secretary 1950 onwards. —Annual Report 1988

Past Secretaries
Charles Ennis 2017–
Karen Finstad 2014–2016
James Edgar 2007–2014
Stan Runge 2005–2007
Kim Hay 1999–2005
Raymond Auclair 1997–1999
Randall Brooks 1993–1996
David Tindall 1987–1993
R.P. Broughton 1981–1987
N. Green 1978–1980
D.J. FitzGerald 1974–1977
C.E. Hodgson 1971–1974
N. Green 1964–1971
J.E. Kennedy 1958–1964
E.J.A. Kennedy 1935–1958
R.A. Gray 1932–1935
L. Gilchrist 1928–1931
F.T. Stanford 1924–1927
A.F. Hunter 1920–1923
W.E.W. Jackson 1918–1919
J.R. Collins 1902–1917
W.B. Musson 1900–1901
G.E. Lumsden 1890–1899
Past Treasurers 1910-
Anthony Gucciardo 2017-
Colin Haig 2016-2017
Susan Yeo 2016
Denis Grey 2012–2016
Mayer Tchelebon 2007–2012
Alan Whitman 2006–2007
David Clark 2004–2006
Michael Watson 1998–2004
Rajiv Gupta 1994–1998
Terry Hicks 1992–1994
Karl Miller 1989–1991
B. Ralph Chou 1986-1989
Marie Fidler 1980-1985
R. Peter Broughton 1976-1979
Cyril G. Clark 1970-1975
John F. Heard 1967-1969
Raymond R. Broadfoot 1966
John F. Heard 1962-1965
William R. Hossack 1960-1961
J. H. Horning 1932-1959
H.W. Barker* 1919-1931
Chas. P. Sparling 1910-1918
J. Edward Maybee 1909
George Ridout 1905-1908
J. Edward Maybee 1904
Chas. P. Sparling 1898-1901
James Todhunter 1893-1897
David J. Howell 1891-1892
G.G. Pursey** 1890

*NC Minutes for 1918 Dec 6 show Barker nominated for 1919.
**Pursey tendered his resignation as Treasurer at the meeting of 1890 November 28 and his resignation was accepted at the meeting of 1891 January 13. See his letter of resignation.

The position of Librarian ended in 2008 with Motion AM0806 (that By-Law #1 be amended as follows with the purpose removing the Librarian as an appointed officer and replacing the Historical and Library Committees with a single History Committee).

Past Librarians 1910-2008
Dr. Robert Garrison 2004–2008
Colin Haig* 1999–2003
Andrew Oakes 1997–1998
Walter MacDonald 1994–1996
Gary Woodcock 1992–1993
Brian Beattie 1986–1991
Philip Mozel 1983-1985
Frederic L. Troyer 1976-1982
Harlan  Creighton 1973-1975
R. Peter Broughton 1969**-1972
John R. Percy 1965-1968**
Leonard A. Chester 1961-1964
W.T. Tutte 1959-1960
J.B. Oke 1955-1958
William R. Hossack 1953-1954
D.W. Best 1946-1952
P.M. Millman 1937-1945
vacant (death of R.A. Gray) 1936
R.A. Gray 1931-1935
C.A. Chant 1916-1930
H.B. Collier*** 1915
W.M. Wunder 1912-1914
A. Sinclair 1910-1911

*Acting Librarian 1999.
**No annual report for 1968.
***not listed in Looking Up, was in JRASC annual report.

Curator

1910-1943 Robert S. Duncan (last report Jan 18, 1944 after which the office is no longer listed in the JRASC annual reports).

Past Recorders 1910-
James Edgar 2005-2013
Heide DeBond 2000-2004
Peter Jedicke 1995-1999
Mary Anne Harrington 1991-1994
Henry Lee 1989-1991
Leo Enright 1983-1988
Harlan Creighton 1976-1982
Peter Ashenhurst 1973-1975
Leslie V. Powis 1964-1972
Frederic L. Troyer* 1951-1963
F. Keith Dalton* January 1951
H.W. Barker 1942-1950
R.H. Combs 1937-1941
E.J.A. Kennedy 1926-1936
George M. Bryce 1925
H.F. Balmer 1924
J.H. Horning 1923
Joseph A. Pearce 1920-1922
A.F. Hunter 1918-1919
W.E.W. Jackson 1915-1917
Lachlan Gilchrist 1911-1914
Elsie A. Dent 1910

*H.W. Barker died on 1951 January 29. Recorders pro tem served for 1951.

For a list of HQ locations, see here.

Past Executive Directors
Randy Attwood 2015–2019
Deborah Thompson 2011–2014
Past Executive Secretaries
Jo Taylor* 2009–2010
Bonnie Bird 1996–2008
Rosemary Freeman 1972–1996
Marie Fidler 1958–1972
Mary McCarthy 1957-1958
Dorothy Williamson 1953-1957

This position started in 1906 when the Assistant Librarian was paid to provide services on a part-time basis. Hours and pay were increased in 1908 and again later on. In the 1950s this became a full-time position with the title changed to "Executive Secretary." (See Looking Up, pp. 28,29.)

Edna Fuller Summer 1953
Mrs. Phelphs ?-1953
Mrs. E. Todd 1948-?
Eva M. Budd 1912-1948
various ladies 1906-1912

*Listed as "National Office Manager" for 2010.

Author: 
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