Speaker Date Topic
Harper Bauer Feb 25, 2020
Status and Future plans of Telus fibre optic distribution in the CV

Sr. Regional Market Manager, Central Vancouver Island

Mayor Bob Wells Mar 03, 2020
City of Courtenay

After graduating High School and returning from a trip to South Africa, Mayor Wells ran for city council in Salmon Arm in 1993 as the youngest candidate in BC.

 

He also founded the Silicon Garden Computer Co-op in Salmon Arm in 1997, a business model that helped shape the creation of My Tech Guys in 2006. 

 

Moved from Victoria in 2003, drawn to all the outdoor activities, natural beauty as well as the arts community.

 

Since moving to Courtenay in 2003, Had roles such as:

Founder and president of My Tech Guys from 2006, recognized as one of BC’s best managed companies and BC’s fastest growing company in 2010.  Also been recognized as one of BC’s Top 40 under 40 in business as well as the Comox Valley Chamber Small Business of the Year.  

 

He was elected Mayor of Courtenay in 2019

Colt Long Mar 10, 2020
Executive Director - Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation

Colt Long is the Executive Director of the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation. He has been fundraising for over two decades, raising funds for various organizations including: The Salvation Army, The University of Alberta, & Banff Centre. He received his CFRE (Certified FundRaising Executive) designation in 2010. He has been at the Healthcare Foundation for 6 months, and is new to the Comox Valley. He loves it here, and doesn’t miss Alberta winters. A quick fun fact about Colt is that although he has already enjoyed volunteering here in the Valley, his 8-year old Norwegian Forest Cat, Winston, who, while on a leash, roams the halls and rooms in the Mountainview Suites at the Views of St. Joseph’s, and will be soon doing the same at Glacier View Lodge, is the star in the family, providing “cat” therapy to the elderly, and wherever his cat mojo is required

St. Patrick's Day Mar 17, 2020
Limerick Contest
Spouses evening Mar 31, 2020
Filberg Lodge
Judy Byron, District International Service Chair Apr 14, 2020
Rotary Friendship Exchange

Judy was introduced to Rotary through the Group Study Exchange Program. ; She was selected as a Team Member and travelled to India in January, 1998. ; The GSE experience was the beginning of her Rotary journey. ; Judy joined the Rotary Club of Sidney in May of 1998 and has been an active member ever since. ; She has held most offices, including Club President 2003 - 2004.

Judy has served in a number of capacities at the District level from 1998 to the present. ; She was GSE Team Leader to the Russian Far East in 2002, District GSE Chair 2003-2006, DLTA Chair, 2003 and 2009, District Council Chair, 2009/10 ; and Assistant Governor, Area 4B 2006 - 2010.

Judy recently retired as a Program Officer with the Correctional Services of Canada. ; Her career with the Correctional Services of Canada has been both challenging and rewarding. ; She spent 23 years facilitating treatment programs for male offenders.

Retirement will give Judy the time necessary to serve Rotary at the Governor level. ; What began as a dinner conversation about a program entitled Group Study Exchange has led to an exciting partnership with the family of Rotary.

Judy and her husband Dave were married in 1965.
They have two adult children and 3 grandchildren.
They are fortunate to have both children and grandchildren living in the Greater Victoria area.
Judy and Dave live on a small acreage in North Saanich, BC.

Club Assembly May 05, 2020
Club Assembly
Mayor Russ Arnott May 26, 2020
Town of Comox
Installation dinner - offsite Jun 16, 2020
Last meeting - no speaker Jun 23, 2020
Finale Spouses & Family picninc Jun 30, 2020