A very dedicated, committed group voluntarily serves SLWC as the Board of Directors. Generous with their time, knowledge and energy.   They continually strive to ensure the integrity and forward movement of the camp.

 

About our Board

We are blessed to have many volunteers to help us with our Camp! Our board members are approved by the DBA or DIstrict Conference, and serve up to an initial 3 year term (can be extended). Our new board members start their term in September of each year.

A Special Welcome to our Newest appointed Board member:  

Jennifer Burman

Our Board Positions

Board Chair: Bernie Fast - Appointed by the District Conference (2006-present)

In alphabetical order:

  • DBA Representative: Rev. Bert McCutcheon (2014-present)
  • Secretary Representative: John Ryan (2015-present Recording Secretary)
  • Treasurer: Ross Chapman (2016-present)
  • Members at Large: Jennifer Burman (2017), Karen Gilks, Rob McIntyre (2008), and Jim Wilkinson

Getting to know our Board Members

 Bernie Fast  Bernie Fast (Board Chair)

One thing I like about SLWC: Music coming out of the tabernacle!

Home Town: Maberly and Aylmer, ON
Home Church: Sunnyside Wesleyan
Family: Married to Susie, blessed with 2 children Lloyd married to Hildie (grandkids: Isaiah and Liam); and Arlie married to Eva (grandkids: Joshua, Naomi, and Gabriela)
Special Interest: Making Music (Piano) / Picture Puzzles / Gardening
Work/Career: Retired - 33 Years civil servant; 4 years meatpacker

 

  Bert McCutcheon  Rev. Bert McCutcheon (DBA Representative)

 

One thing I like about SLWC: Music Camp and Our Cottage

Home Town: Roblin, ON
Home Church: Roblin Wesleyan
Family: Married to Dawn 
Special Interest:Trumpet
Work/Career: Pastor Roblin Wesleyan Church

 

 Ron McIntyre  Ron McIntyre (Member at Large)

One thing I like about SLWC: Busy times and quiet times

Home Town: Stirling, ON
Home Church: 
Belleville Wesleyan
Family: 
Married to Bonnie, blessed with 2 children, Mark married to Tina, and Angela married to OJ, and 3 Grandchildren Sarah, Matthew and Ava
Special Interest: 
Playing Drums
Work/Career: 
Retired

 

Ross Chapman  Ross Chapman (Treasurer)

One thing I like about SLWC: You make friends for life!

Home Town: Ottawa, ON
Home Church: 
Southgate Community Church
Family: 
Married to Allison and expecting first baby!
Special Interest: 
Golf, Financial Markets, and Hockey
Work/Career: 
Business Analyst

 

 Jennifer Burman (Member at Large)

One thing I like about SLWC: 

Home Town: Shawville, Quebec
Home Church: 
Community Life
Family: 
Married to Randy, blessed with 4 children, Derek, Kendra, Kyle and Daniel
Special Interest: 

Work/Career: 
Office Admin at Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

 

  Karen-Ann Gilks (Member at Large)

One thing I like about SLWC: The sound of children laughing and having fun

Home Town: Kitchener, Ontario
Home Church: 
Arnprior Wesleyan Church
Family: 
Married to Gary, blessed with 7 children, 15 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren
Special Interest: 
Fishing, Sens and Blue Jays Fan
Work/Career:  
Promotional Business Owner

 

  Jim Wilkinson (Member at Large)

One thing I like about SLWC: It is a great place for people of all ages to experience God in a natural, rustic setting.

Home Town: Bannockburn, Ontario
Home Church: 
Madoc Wesleyan Free Methodist Church
Family: 
Married to Janice 46 years, blessed with 3 children, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren 
Special Interest: 
Volunteering as a cook for school kids and as a driver with the Lions Club
Work/Career: 
Retired from B.C. Ferries