The current members of the Board of Directors is elected/appointed for the terms inclusive of January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2018
President: John Bayreuther
John has been involved in French Ring in Canada for almost 10 years. Residing just north of Montreal, John is the President of the Club de Ring de la Montagne and their training decoy. He first achieved success with his multiple Ring III Champion Capo. John regularly travels throughout the continent judging events for various clubs.
Vice-President: Daniel Lybbert
Out of all of the current Board members, Daniel has been involved with French Ring for the longest period of time. Daniel is a member of Lone Rock Ringsport and one of the CRA’s Lvl II decoys. Daniel is an enthusiastic supporter of French Ring in Canada and recently brought his dog, Pryme, to Ring III. Daniel resides in Glenwood, Alberta and also is an exceptional horse farrier.
Secretary: Ryan Venables
Ryan is a former police officer and lawyer living in St. Thomas, ON. Ryan has been involved with the CRA for over five 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 two Belgian Malinois’ Indi and Ionn. Indi, recently retired, was Ryan’s first dog and finished her career in Ring II. Ryan is now competing with Ionn, who is the current 2015 CRA Ring I Champion. Ryan also hopes to become a judge after achieving his Ring III with Ionn.
Treasurer: Alexandra Venables
Alex is a dentist who has a passion for travel and is residing in St. Thomas, ON. Alex has been actively involved with the CRA since 2010 and is the Vice-President and Co-Founder of SOAR Ringsport in London, ON. Alex is actively training with her Belgian Malinois, Ludo. Alex is looking forward to continued success with Ludo after retiring her first Belgian Malinois, Mako.
Director-at-Large: Mike Rusu
Mike is a founding member of the Club de Ring des 3 Brasseurs, affectionately known as the “3B’s”. Mike has achieved success in Canada and the US. Mike owns a successful contracting & construction company in the Montreal area. Mike has been involved with French Ring in Canada for almost 10 years and is also a CRA Lvl II decoy.
Director of Decoys – Daniel Lybbert
West Region Representative – Murray Ritchie
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Webmaster – Ryan Venables
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