Dennis Richard, Board President

Dennis recently retired from the Federal Government – Public Safety Canada. He is a former member of the RCMP Police having worked in both uniform and non-uniformed assignments in Northern Manitoba, Alberta and in Ottawa. Dennis is experienced in crisis management, emergency preparedness, threat and risk management and business continuity. Active in community organizations and on numerous boards of directors Dennis has been involved in youth related activities throughout his life as a participant, organizer and leader including in Scouts Canada as a Group Coordinator for young boys – Beavers in scouting language, as a soccer and T-Ball coach, and as the Umpire-in-Chief for Little League Baseball.  During nearly 17 consecutive years in Little League Baseball, Orleans Dennis was responsible for the training and on field activities of approximately 500 youth and adult’s umpires.  Dennis has been a member of the Phoenix Board of Directors for approximately 20 years.