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Vision
To be the leader in the recreation facility profession

2018 Board of Directors
Ross Rankin, CRFP, CAT
President and Chair of the Board
Recreation Association of the Public
Service of Canada - RA Centre
Robert Tunney, CRFP, CIT
Past President
St. Michaels College School Arena
Ed Greer, CRFP, CIT, CARPT
President Elect and
Director Western Region
City of Barrie

Mission
To provide leadership in the development and delivery of innovative
training and education programs, value-added services, and quality
products for the benefit of the recreation facility profession.

We Value
■ Expertise in the recreation facility profession that comes from

personal and organizational development
■ Dedication to the professional, efficient and competent operation of

recreation facilities

Randy Watt
Director Eastern Region
Capital Sports Management - Ottawa

■ Communication with our members

Stephen Mearns, CIT
Director-at-Large
City of St. Catharines

■ Results based on business-centred principles

Karen Cooke, RRFS, CAP, CIT
Director Central Region
City of Vaughan
Richard Poole
Corporate Director
CIMCO Refrigeration
Mark Reinert, CRFP, CIT, CPT
Director-at-Large
Town of Petawawa
Cathy Seguin
Director Northern Region
City of North Bay (Retired)

ORFA Team

■ Products and services that are responsive to membership needs

We Believe In
■ Serving our members
■ Strategic partnerships/alliances
■ Advancement of the recreation facility profession
■ Promoting safe, clean, sustainable, efficient and accessible

recreation facilities
■ Information management being the core activity of the Association
■ Being an essential part of the recreation experience
■ Building community

John Milton
Chief Administrative Officer
Sharon Dias
Executive Assistant
Monica Gurpersaud
Coordinator,
Administration and Logistics
Terry Piche, CRFP, CIT
Technical Director
Graham Nesbitt, CRFP, CIT, CARPT
Coordinator, Training
and Development
Remo Petrongolo
Director, Business Development
Hubie Basilio
Director, Technology and Design
Gordana Mosher
Social Media Coordinator

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Facility Forum - Spring 2018

Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations Online
Addressing Violence & Harassment in Recreational Facilities
Combatting Workplace Violence & Harassment: Four Tips for Employers
With Irrigation: Green = Safer
AODA for the Facility Manager
Truth, Reconciliation, Cemeteries
ORFA Professional Designations
Aquatics and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Energy Champion – The Engine to Excel
ORFA Awards & Recognition
Emergency Evacuations
Recreation Facilities Asset Management (RFAM)
Member Profile – Terry Vachon, General Manager Parks, Culture and Recreation, Clearview Township
Annual Professional Development & EXPO
FACTS: Arena Figure Skating Accident Claim Study
A Post Mortem of a Community’s Declared Recreation Facilities Emergency
Bump Testing Ammonia Sensors
Index of Advertisers
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Intro
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - cover1
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - cover2
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 3
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 4
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 5
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 6
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations Online
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Addressing Violence & Harassment in Recreational Facilities
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 9
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 10
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Combatting Workplace Violence & Harassment: Four Tips for Employers
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 12
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - With Irrigation: Green = Safer
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 14
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 15
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - AODA for the Facility Manager
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 17
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Truth, Reconciliation, Cemeteries
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 19
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - ORFA Professional Designations
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 21
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 22
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Aquatics and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 24
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Energy Champion – The Engine to Excel
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 26
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 27
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - ORFA Awards & Recognition
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Emergency Evacuations
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Recreation Facilities Asset Management (RFAM)
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 31
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 32
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Member Profile – Terry Vachon, General Manager Parks, Culture and Recreation, Clearview Township
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 34
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 35
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Annual Professional Development & EXPO
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - FACTS: Arena Figure Skating Accident Claim Study
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - A Post Mortem of a Community’s Declared Recreation Facilities Emergency
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 39
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 40
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 41
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 42
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Bump Testing Ammonia Sensors
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 44
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - 45
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - Index of Advertisers
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - cover3
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - cover4
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - outsert1
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - outsert2
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - outsert3
Facility Forum - Spring 2018 - outsert4
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