Provincial Association History

The following historical information was compiled by Hedi Trescher of Brisco Charolais, Brisco, BC from Charolais Banners and the White Gold history book.

British Columbia AlbertaSaskatchewanManitobaOntarioQuebecMaritime


British Columbia Charolais Association

1970 – BC Charolais Assoc. formed
Bill Peacock Pres. 1970, 1971
Scotie Peacock Sec. 1970
Hedi Trescher Sec. 1971,1972,1973,1974.1975,1976,1977
Graeme Turner Pres. 1972
Philip Vandekerkhove Pres. 1973, 1974
Brian Ratcliffe Pres. 1975
Don Wolfenden Pres. 1976, 1977
Rob Willis Pres. 1978, 1979
Doug Baker Sec. 1978
Sheila Davies Sec. 1979
Doug Baker Pres. 1980, 1981
Marg Mahan Sec. 1980, 1981, 1982
Verna Dennis Sec. 1982, 1983, 1984
Sandy Russel Pres. 1983
Dan Petersen Pres. 1984, 1985
Shirley Floritto Sec. 1985, 1986, 1987
Don Wolfenden Pres. 1986, 1987
Sandy Russel Pres. 1988
Rob Willis Sec. 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Verna Dennis Pres. 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Cheryl Altwasser Sec. 1992, 1993
Joan Buchanan Sec. 1994, 1995
Keith Altwasser Pres. 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Cheryl Altwasser Sec. 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Robert Miles Pres. 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Margaret McKenzie Sec. 2000
Hedi Trescher Sec. 2001, 2002, 2003
Brenda McLeod Sec. 2004, 2005

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Alberta Charolais Association

The Alberta Charolais Association really started out as the North Central Alberta Charolais Club. A small group met in a motel in Camrose, AB in 1961. In 1965 the NCACC was converted to the ACA
Jim V. Rawe Pres 1961, 1962
Ron Rouse Sec. 1961, 1962
Jim Golley Pres. 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
Don Pochylko Sec. 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
Dennis Cluley Pres. 1967, 1968
Frances Borgal Sec. 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
Wilf Sieger Pres. 1969, 1970, 1971
Shirley Cripps Sec.  1971, 1972
Frances Borgal Pres. 1973, 1974
Tom Eggertson Sec. 1973, 1974, 1975
Don Pochylko Pres. 1975, 1976, 1977
Kathleen Wiese Sec. 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
Vern Weise Pres. 1978, 1979
Gerry Roe Pres. 1980, 1981
Reuben Ehret Pres. 1982, 1983
Hazel Roe Sec. 1982, 1983, 1984
Bill Bullick Pres. 1984, 1985
Faye Anderson Sec. 1985, 1986, 1987
Ralph Thornton Pres. 1986
Doug Moore Pres. 1987, 1988
Kevin Boon Sec. 1988
Tim Bullick Pres. 1989, 1990
Colleen Stewart Sec. 1989, 1990, 1991
Jack Rairdan Pres. 1991
Leroy Martin Pres. 1992, 1993
Hazel George Sec. 1992, 1993,1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Allan Marshall Pres. 1994, 1995, 1996
Frank Cholak Pres. 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Randy Kaiser Pres. 2001
Lisa Schnuelle Sec. 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Lyle Pederson Pres. 2002, 2003
Ben Strutheit Pres. 2004, 2005

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Saskatchewan Charolais Association

April 18, 1964  First Annual Meeting – at the Holiday House Hotel, Saskatoon
John Rudiger Pres. 1964, 1965
Roy Biensch Pres. 1966, 1967, 1968
John Rudiger Sec. 1966
Archie Lambert Sec. 1967, 1968, 1969,1970,1971,1972
Ted Pritchett Pres.1969, 1970
Wayne Clews Pres. 1971,1972,1973
Harvey Woods Sec. 1973,1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
Merle Sparrow Pres. 1974, 1975,1976
Marcel DeRoo Pres. 1977, 1978, 1979
Emil Carles Pres. 1980, 1981
Betty Crawford Sec. 1980
Rod Kerr Sec. 1981, 1982, 1983
Ed Pelletier Pres. 1982, 1983
Audrey Horkoff Pres. 1984, 1985
Ron Martin Sec. 1984, 1985,1986, 1987
Mark Oram Sec. 1986, 1987
Roy Kenny Pres. 1988, 1989
Shirley Rosso Sec. 1988
Richard Carlson Sec. 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Garner Deobald Pres. 1990, 1991, 1992
David Delahey Pres. 1993
Cam Stanek Pres. 1994, 1995
Mark Oram Sec. 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
Bob Jackson Pres. 1996, 1997, 1998
Brock Evans Pres. 1999, 2000, 2001
Cam Sparrow Sec. 1999, 2000
Kerrie Sparrow Sec. 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Dennis Serhienko Pres. 2002, 2003
John Wilgenbush Pres. 2004, 2005

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  Manitoba Charolais Association

<June 8, 1968 – Manitoba Charolais Assn. formed
Clare Geddes Pres. 1968, 1969, 1970
Gertrude Dodge Sec. 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971
Wilf McKay Pres. 1971, 1972
Jim Bund < Pres. 1973
Don McKay Sec. 1974.
Jim Bund Sec. 1974
George Krahn Pres. 1975, 1976
Don McKay Sec. 1975, 1976
Gerald Shanks Pres 1977
Ken Rempel Sec. 1977, 1978, 1979,1980
Wilf McKay Pres. 1978, 1979
Grant Moffat Pres. 1980
Stan Jackson Pres. 1981, 1982
Grant Moffat Sec. 1981, 1982
Jim Bund Pres. 1983, 1984
Marylyn Nykoliation Sec. 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Ken Rempel Pres. 1985
Ian Milliken Pres. 1986
Tom Rookes< Pres. 1987
Ian Milliken Sec. 1987, 1988
Grant Moffat Pres. 1988
Lloyd Cavers Pres. 1989
Rose-Marie Ewbank Sec. 1989, 1990, 1991
Ken Rempel Pres. 1990, 1991, 1992
Darlene Jackson Sec. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
Bert McDonald Pres. 1993
Carman Jackson Pres. 1994
Bob Munroe Pres. 1995, 1996
Judy Hart Sec. 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Dan Anderson Pres. 1997,1998
Doug Love Pres. 1999, 2000
Doug Hunter Sec. 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Wayne Ramsey Pres. 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

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<Ontario Charolais Association

May 28, 1967 – Eastern Charolais Assn. formed   Name changed in 1972 to Ontario Charolais Assn
Jan Verdun Pres. 1967,1968, 1969
John Nykamp Sec.1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
John Devins Pres. 1970, 1971
Laurence Lalonde Sec. 1971, 1972,1973, 1974
John Nykamp Pres. 1972, 1973
Ron Lipset Pres. 1974, 1975, 1976
Donna Cooper Sec. 1975, 1976,1977
Henry Bowers Pres. 1977, 1978, 1979
Doug Thomson Sec. 1978, 1979
Darwood Shepherdson Pres. 1980
June Barnes Sec. 1980
Don Burgomaster Pres. 1981
Neil Dolmage Sec. 1981, 1982, 1983
Don Weir Pres. 1982, 1983
June Barnes Pres. 1984, 1985
Jane McDowell Sec. 1984, 1985
Bob Jackson Pres. 1986, 1987
Robert Bateman Sec. 1986, 1987
Ray Barker Pres. 1988
Elaine Bertrand Sec. 1988, 1989
Keith Black Pres. 1989, 1990
Betty Ann MacDonald Sec. 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Bob Bateman Pres. 1991
Dr. R. Bryan Hicks Pres. 1992, 1993
Charlie Barker Pres. 1994
Bob Bateman Sec. 1994
Russ Laycock Pres. 1995, 1996
Jane Herron Sec. 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Brian Dudgeon Pres. 1997
Robert Emmerson Pres. 1998, 1999, 2000
Wanda Snobelen Sec. 2000
Steve Burgomaster Pres. 2001, 2002
Doris Aitken Sec. 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Brent Saunders Pres. 2003, 2004
Chester Tupping Pres. 2005

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Quebec Charolais Association

1972 – Quebec Charolais Assn. formed
Guy Gauvin Pres. 1972,1973,1974
Henri Grutman Sec. 1972
Gilles Maille Sec. 1973,1974
Jean Chabot Pres.1975
James H. Stein Sec. 1975, 1976, 1977,1978
Gille Maille Pres. 1976, 1977, 1978
Henry Grutman Pres. 1979, 1980
Pierre Tetreault Sec. 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Roger Blais Pres. 1981, 1982
Jean Guy Lemay Pres. 1983, 1984, 1985
Bernard Dore Sec. 1983, 1984
Martine Gauthier Sec. 1985, 1986
Jean Claude Baudinet Pres. 1986, 1987, 1988
Brigitte Gagne Sec. 1988
Yves St. Vincent Pres. 1989
Christian Bernier Sec. 1989
Fancois Couture Pres. 1990, 1991
Brigitte St. Vincent Sec. 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Richard Sylvain Pres. 1992
Jean-Charles Cloutier Pres. 1993
Phil Hardy Pres. 1994, 1995
Anne-Marie Christen Sec. 1995, 1996
Andre Lemire Pres. 1996, 1997
Brigitte Bergeron Sec. 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Aime Jacob Pres. 1998, 1999
Pierre Ostiguy Pres. 2000, 2001, 2002
Chantal Raymond Pres. 2003, 2004, 2005

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Maritime Charolais Association

1971 Maritime Charolais Association formed
Dr. Alex George Pres.1971,1972, 1973
Polly Oulton Sec.1971,1972, 1973
Shirley Borden Sec. 1974, 1975
Robert Oulton Pres. 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
Wayne E. Guptill Sec. 1976
Colin Halfwassen Sec. 1977
Bill MacDonald Pres. 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
Wayne Guptill Sec. 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Dianne Oulton Sec. 1983
Dave Oulton Pres. 1984, 1985
Vernon Murray Sec. 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987
Boyd Crouse Pres. 1986, 1987
Jennifer Bowers Pres. 1988, 1989
Boyd Crouse Sec. 1988, 1989
Boyd Crouse Pres. 1990
Donna Ward Sec. 1990, 1991
Vernon Murray Pres. 1991
Jennifer Bowers Pres. 1992, 1993
Diane Eastwood Sec. 1992, 1993, 1994
Bob Eastwood Pres. 1994, 1995
Jennifer MacDonald Sec. 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Vernon Murray Pres. 1996, 1997
Joyce MacDonald Pres. 1998, 1999
Benoit LeBlanc Pres. 2000, 2001
Joyce MacDonald Pres. 2002, 2003
Luc Cormier Pres. 2004, 2005