Hugh Fraser joins CanoeKayak Canada Board of Directors

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OTTAWA – CanoeKayak Canada is pleased to welcome Hugh Fraser as its new independent representative on its Board of Directors. CanoeKayak Canada has recently changed its board and governance structure to comply with the new federal Not-for-profit Act.

Fraser is a Regional Senior Justice in Ottawa and a former track sprinter who competed at the 1976 Olympic Games. His professional experience and interest in sport will go a long way in contributing an outside perspective to CanoeKayak Canada’s Board of Directors. We are pleased to welcome him to the board.

CKC Board of Directors

Commodore Madeleine Hall
Vice Commodore Sara Hopkins
Past Commodore  Peter Giles
Independent Representative Hugh Fraser
Sprint Representative Charles Slade
Sprint Representative Tom Hall
Marathon Representative Don Stoneman
Marathon Representative Fiona Vincent
Whitewater Representative Harold Van Winssen
Whitewater Representative Julie Crepeau-Boisvert
Chief Executive Officer* Casey Wade


CanoeKayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada. The organization’s vision is to be a Canadian sport for families, communities and champions. From supporting clubs to developing a competitive National Team, CanoeKayak Canada works to grow a sport which is a rich part of Canada’s heritage.


Media Contact

Ian Miller

Communications and Marketing Officer, CanoeKayak Canada