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Board & Committees

Board of Directors of Elmira Golf Club Limited

  • Current Board of Directors:

   Pat Bishop, Ric Black, Lee Clemens, Lester Heldsinger, Jeff Kelly, Michael Lanteigne, Clark McAlpine, Olivia Richards and Bill Traut.


  • Executive Committee:​

   President: Ric Black

   Vice President: Lee Clemens

   Treasurer: Jeff Kelly

   Secretary: Clark McAlpine


 Community and Public Relations Committee


Continue to foster EGC’s relationship with both the Elmira community and the golf community in Waterloo region.


Activities and initiatives related to the Elmira community and the Waterloo region golf community that are not driven by either the EGC games committee or EGC management.


Lee Clemens and Bill Traut (co-chairs), Jeremy Logel (General Manager)


Compensation Committee


Review, formalize and recommend changes as needed to compensation-related processes for key and full-time staff, as well as programs with a financial impact that apply to other staff.

Review and recommend annual compensation changes for full-time staff.    



Key staff defined as General Manager, Greens Superintendent and Head Golf Professional

Salary ranges and salaries; incentive compensation targets, processes and calculations; benefits


Role descriptions and performance review processes, and review for General Manager

Parameters and processes for staff-wide programs

Programs that combine direct compensation with other alternatives



Staff managed by key staff members, other than the above

Pay rates for non-salaried staff



Ric Black (chair), Lee Clemens, Lester Heldsinger, Michael Lanteigne


Finance Committee


Represent the financial interests of the stakeholders of Elmira Golf Club. This can be broken into four main groups: the Board, Members, General Manager and Staff.


Review and provide analysis on financial statements on a monthly and ad-hoc basis.

Act as a resource for the club and the audit team as it relates to:

Implementing accounting policies

Recommending accounting changes

Ad-hoc financial analysis and support for projects and proposals as requested by the Board and/or General Manager

Develop the requirements, timelines, and deadlines for the major financial processes of the club. This includes, but is not limited to, budgeting, forecasting, monthly financial reporting, project planning and evaluation, and audits.


Jeff Kelly (chair), Lester Heldsinger, Jeremy Logel (General Manager)


 Greens Committee


Provide a conduit of information to and from the members to the operational functions of the club with the express purpose of communications and the EGC mission statement.  Advise on longer-term course improvement priorities and solutions.  The committee is made up of a diverse group of volunteers from the club.



Collect and form a consensus of opinion for items related to the operations of the course.

Promote communication of actions relating to the EGC Mission Statement "providing an exceptional golf experience” to all at the EGC.


Clark McAlpine  and  Michael Lanteigne (co-chairs), Jay Cressman, Frank Hall, Gail McLeod, Ray Nicholson, Brooke Sharpe, Ben Bell (Greens Superintendent), Jeremy Logel (General Manager)


Membership & Games Committee


Oversee all elements of member (and guests as required) golf events to ensure everyone is provided with an inclusive, fun, and competitive environment. Provide a confidential channel for members to raise concerns and opportunities with respect to the overall member experience.


Recommendations, changes or alterations to any policies relating to membership, handicap, and golf programs

Assist in developing a calendar of events that will promote fair, fun, and equitable play

Initiate, organize and assist with scoring for new events and formats

Support Handicap Committee as needed

Member Handbook oversight

Provide support and handling of any member conduct issues/concerns (as required and in conjunction with the General Manager)


Olivia Richards and Jeff Kelly (co-chairs), Kristy Allen, Derek Hori, Jeff Legault, Kevin Martin, Bev Nelson, Clinton Rayfield, Jeff Wark, Kelly Yanke, Adam Ferraro (Head Professional)

Handicap Committee: Kyle Champion, Kevin Martin, Adam Ferraro (Head Professional)


Ad Hoc Committees:

ONCA Compliance Committee


To recommend to the Board and oversee the necessary steps to finding shareholders and shares, and the voting procedures required to comply with the new ONCA legislation and remain a not-for-profit.  To recommend to the Board appropriate amendments to EGC By-Laws to comply with ONCA.


EGC corporate status, with aid from external legal resources as needed.

EGC By-Laws, including ONCA compliance and EGC-specific issues such as quorum, voting processes, Board make-up, etc

Initial implementation of amended By-Laws and associated processes, including changes to the Directors Handbook.


Pat Bishop and Ric Black (co-chairs), Bill Traut, Jeremy Logel (General Manager)


60th   Anniversary Committee


Develop and implement plans and strategies to celebrate EGC’s sixtieth year of operation.


Includes but not limited to: merchandise, member events and souvenirs, on-course recognition, improvements and changes around the club-house facility, notable demarcation of EGC’s past and future, and internal and external communications.


Michael Lanteigne, Bev Nelson, Bill Traut, Jeremy Logel (General Manager)  

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