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Thanks To Our Volunteers

The Township of Rideau Lakes is truly blessed to have so many dedicated and caring individuals who give of their time freely and with such enthusiasm. Thanks to these people, our community is the best place to call home.

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, share your gifts and passions, and make a tangible difference in your community.

Read our Volunteer Policy pdf

Appointments to Boards and Committees (2018-2022 Term)

The Township of Rideau Lakes Boards and Committees are a way to make a substantial contribution to your community.  Council strongly supports the Board and Committee structure and relies on the ideas and constructive input of our volunteers to help shape the municipality and decisions on a broad range of issues.

These Boards and Committees are an integral part of the governance structure.  Information about each Board or Committee may be found on the Committees page.

Expression of Interest Forms are now being accepted to serve on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Elgin Seniors Housing Board
  • Lower Beverley Lake Park Management Board
  • Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Rideau Lakes Public Library Board

Completed Expression of Interest forms will be accepted by the Clerk by email or at the Municipal Office until February 28th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Members of the Public currently serving on boards/committees and who are interested in continuing to serve the Township on one of the above committees are requested to follow the same submission process.

For further information contact Mary Ellen Truelove, Clerk.

Expression of Interest Form Fillable – Boards & Committees

Volunteer Your Time & Talents

The Township of Rideau Lakes has more than 500 registered volunteers working to make our Township a beautiful, active, and exciting place to live and visit.  Volunteers organize special events throughout the year, support our community halls and recreational programs, tend the gardens at our signs, and bring enthusiastic life to each of our hamlets and villages.

If you want to become involved, please complete a Volunteer Registration Form and contact Leila Stafford, Recreation & Volunteer Coordinator, at 1-800-928-2250 Ext 238.

Volunteer Registration Form Fillable 2019

Beautification Committees

California
Sue Alford
613-359-6309

Chaffeys Lock
Bob Butcher
613-454-5202

Chantry
Ginny Okum
613-928-2095

Crosby
Linda Carr
613-272-2227

Delta
Cathy Livingston
613-928-2796

Elgin
Linda Carr
613-272-2227

Forfar
Peggy Bond
613-272-2252

Harlem
Darlen Magee
613-802-3482

Jones Falls
David Boyd
613-359-9904

Lombardy
Jeff Banks
613-800-2790

Morton
Linda Godin
613-893-3797

Newboro
Keitha Burtch
613-272-3247

North Crosby
Jill Cooke
613-273-9178

Philipsville
Elaine Ward
613-359-5899

Plum Hollow
Mary Cowan
613-924-9242

Portland
Connie Cochran
613-272-6747

Rideau Ferry
Jane Graham
613-283-0344

Hall Boards

Delta Athletic Sub-Committee (D.A.R.S.)
Chair: Pat Phillips 613-928-2712

Recreation/Parks/Events Committees

Delta Athletic Sub-Committee (D.A.R.S.)
Chair: Pat Phillips 613-928-2712

Lombardy Recreation/Parks/Events Committee
Chair: Jeff Banks

Newboro Recreation/Parks/Events Committee
Chair: Kim Greer 613-272-2695

North Crosby Recreation/Parks/Events Committee
Chair: Cait Maloney 613-273-2398

Portland and Area Recreation Committee (PARC)
Chair: Anders Carson 613-272-3354

South Crosby Recreation/Parks/Events Committee (SCRC)
Chair: Pam Cairncross 613-359-6581

Seniors Special Events Committee

Two members from each Seniors Club in the Township sit on this committee to plan special events for our mature members. If you want to be involved, speak to your club president.

Volunteer Recognition

The Ontario Honours & Awards Secretariat sponsors several awards to celebrate the people who make our province a better place to live.

One of these is the Ontario Volunteer Service Award, presented at 5-year intervals to volunteers nominated by their organization.  The deadline is January 25 each year.

Ontario Honours and Awards:  Volunteering website