Board of Directors

The current members of the Board of Directors is elected/appointed for the terms inclusive of January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2024


President: Ryan Venables

Ryan has been involved with the CRA for over ten years and is the President and Co-Founder of SOAR Ringsport in London, ON and is one of their training decoys.  Ryan is actively competing with his Belgian Malinois, Stromae.  Ryan and his dog, Ionn, were the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 CRA Ring III Champion and competed in the 2022 Selectifs.

T: 519.933.4634

Vice-President: Frederick Labrousse

Fred is a CRA selected decoy and started French Ring in his native France.  Fred has been involved with French Ring in Canada and France for an extended period of time and resides in the Greater Toronto Area.  Fred founded the North Toronto Ring Club after moving to Ontario from Quebec.  He has achieved success with many dogs both in Canada and in France.  Fred is also the CRA’s director of decoys.

T: 647.519.5653

Secretary: Laurie McIntosh

Laurie has been involved with the CRA for over ten years and is one of the founding members of Caliber Canine North in Calgary, AB.  Laurie is actively competing with her three Belgian Malinois’ Mojito, Kaos, and Kayenne.  Laurie is one of the few CRA members to take multiple dogs to Ring III.  

T: 403.710.9555

Treasurer:  Evan Miller

 Evan has been actively involved with the CRA since 2015, and trains with North Toronto K9 Ring Club in King City, ON.  Evan is actively training and trialling with his Belgian Malinois’ Blazer in Ring III.   Evan is looking forward to continued success with his new puppy, Stringer Bell.

T: 705.794.4719

Director-at-Large: Rachelle Turgeon 

Rachelle is the founding member of the Club de Ring Samara in Saint-Hyacinthe, QC.  Rachelle is actively competing in French Ring with her Belgian Malinois, Metis.

T: 514.502.6837


Director of Decoys:
Frederick Labrousse

West Region Representative:
Amanda Thomas – 780.385.5422;

East Region Representative:
Claudine Roussel – 514.757.8369;

Ryan Venables