Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 6

Vision
To be the leader in the recreation facility profession

2017 Board of Directors
Ross Rankin, RRFA, CAT
President and Chair of the Board
Recreation Association of the Public
Service of Canada - RA Centre
Robert Tunney, RRFA
Past President
St. Michaels College School Arena
Ed Greer, RRFA, 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, RRFM, 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, RRFA, CIT
Technical Director
Graham Nesbitt, RRFA, CIT
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 - Fall 2017

ORFA Regional Training
Heritage Highlight: Varsity Arena – University of Toronto
Cemeterian: The Operation and Preservation of Cemeteries in Ontario and the Importance of Cemetery Care and Maintenance Trust Fund/Accounts
Technical Support Renewed
ORFA Professional Designations
Energy Champion – Taking Action
Providing Safe Access to IHSC Cooling Towers/Evaporative Condensers
Electrical Hazards: The Importance of Lock-Out/Tag-Out
Slip and Fall Outside of a Community Centre
Winds of Change
Recreation Facilities Asset Management
Member Profile – Kevin Gale, CIT, RRFS Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury
Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations Online
ACC Facility Post-Season Scheduling Challenges
Index of Advertisers
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Intro
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - cover1
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - cover2
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 3
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 4
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 5
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 6
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - ORFA Regional Training
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Heritage Highlight: Varsity Arena – University of Toronto
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 9
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 10
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 11
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 12
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Cemeterian: The Operation and Preservation of Cemeteries in Ontario and the Importance of Cemetery Care and Maintenance Trust Fund/Accounts
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 14
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 15
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Technical Support Renewed
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 17
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - ORFA Professional Designations
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Energy Champion – Taking Action
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 20
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 21
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Providing Safe Access to IHSC Cooling Towers/Evaporative Condensers
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 23
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 24
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Electrical Hazards: The Importance of Lock-Out/Tag-Out
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 26
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 27
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 28
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Slip and Fall Outside of a Community Centre
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 30
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 31
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 32
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Winds of Change
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 34
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 35
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Recreation Facilities Asset Management
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Member Profile – Kevin Gale, CIT, RRFS Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 38
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 39
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations Online
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - ACC Facility Post-Season Scheduling Challenges
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 42
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 43
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 44
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - 46
Facility Forum - Fall 2017 - cover3
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