Meet Our Board of Governors!
Andrew McLeod, Chair
Andrew McLeod of Hanwell, NB brings with him nearly 30 years of association management experience. He is the current Chief Executive Officer for the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick. Previously, he Chaired the 2011 NB Canada Games Selection Committee for curling, was the first fulltime Executive Director of Golf New Brunswick in 1990 and represented our province at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships in 1977.
Joanne Lamarche, Vice-Chair
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.
Michel Boissonnault of Shippagan is a retired sergeant with the RCMP and is an active member in his community. Michel also serves on a number of regional and provincial hockey organizations including the Lamèque/Shippagan Minor Hockey Association, Northshore Minor Hockey Association and the New Brunswick Hockey Officials Association. He also served as a Host Committee member for the 2016 Induction Gala in Shippagan.
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.
Hugues Chiasson of Saint-Jacques is the current Communications Coordinator with the Université de Moncton, Edmundston Campus. Hugues has served for a number of years on our Selection Committee and has a wealth of knowledge in sport in our province.
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.
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 on 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.