Meet Our Board of Governors!
Clem Tremblay, Chair
Clem Tremblay of Dalhousie, NB brings with him over 50 years in sports, 34 years as a Property Assessor for the Province, 30 years in municipal politics and for 12 years acted as Mayor for the Town of Dalhousie. In addition to being the current Chair of the Board of Governors for NBSHF, Clem is also a Hall of Famer who was inducted in 1998, and is an active volunteer who inspires children across our province through the Sports Ambassadors program.
Andrew McLeod, Vice-Chair
Andrew McLeod of Hanwell, NB brings with him nearly 30 years of association management experience. As a graduate from the University of New Brunswick and Dalhousie University, McLeod has extensive experience in the areas of Commerce and Business Administration. He is the current Chief Executive Officer for the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick.
Betty Bouma of Ste-Thérèse Sud, NB has a 20 year career in accounting and volunteered in the sport of figure skating for 30 years. She served as President of both the Provincial and National Figure Skating Associations. Her many accomplishments include the Lifetime Achievement Award from Skate Canada in 2008, recipient of Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2012 and is a Hall of Famer with the NBSHF. In addition to being a member of the Board of Governors for NBSHF, she is an active volunteer who inspires children across our province through the Sports Ambassadors program.
Albert Lagacé of Notre Dame des Erables, NB has been employed by the Province of NB for the past 35 years. He has been involved as a volunteer with the local credit union and school board. He has also served as the President of the local hockey league for many years at various levels. In addition to the NB Sports Hall of Fame, he has served as the Senior Hockey Council Chair with Hockey NB and as a member of the Hockey Canada Senior Hockey Council.
Joanne Lamarche of Moncton, NB brings with her nearly 25 years of recreation and sport experience and is a graduate from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Recreation Management. Joanne is presently the Community Development officer for Sport, Recreation and Active Living with the City of Moncton Parks and Leisure Services and is the City Staff Liaison to the Moncton Sports Wall of Fame committee. Joanne has been involved with sports throughout her career through coaching and being an active member of CoachNB, and has numerous certifications in her field.
Martine LeBlanc of Moncton, NB brings with her 14 years of experience in sport with the Université de Moncton, and is also the current Chair of the Cross-Country/Track and Field for Atlantic University Sport. As the Athletics & Recreation Manager, Martine sits on the USports Equity Committee and the Atlantic University Sport Scheduling & Sport Committee. Since 2009, Martine has also been involved with Team Canada at both Summer Universiade Games held in Serbia and Russia, and the 2010 IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships. Previously, as an athlete, Martine was a member of the UdeM Women’s Hockey Team and also represented TeamNB for Tennis at the 1997 Canada Games.
Grant Sinclair of Fredericton, NB is a Consultant with the Sport and Recreation Branch for the Government of NB. Since joining in 1999, Grant has provided leadership for the province’s Canada Games program and in the development of Aboriginal sport and recreation. He is a graduate of the UNB and the University of Ottawa. In addition to our Board of Governors, he is also Co-chair of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Committee on Sport and Recreation Infrastructure.
Carl A. White of Saint John, NB has played an extensive role as a volunteer in many sporting activities in Saint John for many years and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors of the NBSHF. He currently is employed as an Officer with the NB Human Rights Commission and served 10 years on City Council in Saint John, with one term as Deputy Mayor.