Michael Cranwell

A cyclist from the days long before suspension and disc brakes, Michael has transitioned this passion for cycling and racing bikes into something that impacts all aspects of his life. Well-entrenched within the local cycling community, he believes that even though this diverse and active group contains many singular interests.

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A cyclist from the days long before suspension and disc brakes, Michael has transitioned this passion for cycling and racing bikes into something that impacts all aspects of his life. Well-entrenched within the local cycling community, he believes that even though this diverse and active group contains many singular interests, and that organizing some of these groups is not unlike the task of herding cats… we all share a common love for the bicycle.

With this passion, the development of a common voice for all is much needed.“I have always believed in building strong communities. Community is the backbone of our society. Volunteering my time to help build our community is a priority for me.”Following a successful career in the world of corporate design, brand development and marketing, Michael transitioned completely into the cycling world about 7 years ago. He is currently the General Manager at Duke’s Cycle where he has played a very active roll in the re-birth of the shop following the tragic fire of 2008.

He is also the Founder and President of the LapDogs Cycling Club, one of the largest cycling clubs in Southern Ontario.With a diverse set of Team-building skills, together with personal drive to always question and challenge existing paradigms, Michael is looking forward to the challenge of helping the OCA in its continuing role of supporting and growing cycling in Ontario.

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Malcolm Eade

Malcolm Eade is President and CEO of Salus Global Corporation, a world leader in the development and implementation of patient safety programs for healthcare. Among the health care industry’s leading visionaries, Malcolm has spent more than twenty years dedicated to building high performance teams that have achieved superior results.

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Malcolm Eade is President and CEO of Salus Global Corporation, a world leader in the development and implementation of patient safety programs for healthcare. Among the health care industry’s leading visionaries, Malcolm has spent more than twenty years dedicated to building high performance teams that have achieved superior results. His previous endeavours include a sixteen year career with Johnson & Johnson where his last role was Vice President and General Manager.

He has also held senior executive positions with The Canadian Medical Association and Allergan CanadaMalcolm is a certified Introduction to Competition level coach, and his passion for cycling was evident as he was the team manager of Canada’s only Women’s UCI Trade Team from 2010-2012, Juvederm-Specialized. For the past decade he has worked closely with Ontario’s best young athletes to mentor them at the annual OCA Spring Endurance Camp in Rocky Bottom, South Carolina.

He is an active member of the cycling community as he regularly rides with OCA sanctioned clubs, London Centennial Wheelers and the St Catharine’s Cycling Club. You might even see Mal at the Forest City Velodrome when he needs a thrill for the boards.Currently in his position as VP, Finance and Administration he has been the lead in the annual audit and ensuring that good financial processes are followed. As acting VP of High Performance he is set the task of reviewing OCA selection criteria, camps and projects, LTAD initiatives and program guidelines.Malcolm holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Computer Science from McMaster University.

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Mark Gilligan

Mark Gilligan is an experienced visual marketing & branding expert, with close ties to Ontario’s cycling community.Mark’s involvement with cycling and the racing scene in Ontario began in the early 90’s. It was through the sport that Mark learned the value of goal setting and what it takes to achieve results.

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Mark Gilligan is an experienced visual marketing & branding expert, with close ties to Ontario’s cycling community.Mark’s involvement with cycling and the racing scene in Ontario began in the early 90’s. It was through the sport that Mark learned the value of goal setting and what it takes to achieve results. Consequently, 7 years ago he set up a road team with corporate sponsorship and clear objectives for everyone involved in the project.

Mark owns and operates a corporate photography business, where his strategic thought process and marketing experience helps clients manage their branding and marketing efforts successfully. His national and international clients rely on Mark’s ability to understand their immediate needs while achieving their main marketing objectives, and aligning with company brand. Typical clients include politicians, CEO’s and other highly successful business executives – great contacts for any charitable organization.Over the past 5 years Mark served on the leadership team (including, most recently as President) of Corporate Exchange – a business development group of respected corporate professionals.

During this tenure, Mark managed budgetary responsibilities, and increased recruitment, while leading by consensus to achieve organizational growth and success. His energy and drive from sport is easily transferred into the business world.With the upcoming Pan Am games and recent success of Ontario cyclists on a national and international stage, there is a responsibility to ensure the programs continue to support and nurture our athletes. Mark combines business and sporting experience which will bring great value to the Ontario Cycling Association board.

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Enrico Traini

Enrico first got involved with cycling by racing through the mud of Ontario’s cross country courses when he was 16. Through his teenage years he raced mountain, downhill, dual slalom, and cross country before finally settling on road, and then later track, as his real focus.

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Enrico first got involved with cycling by racing through the mud of Ontario’s cross country courses when he was 16. Through his teenage years he raced mountain, downhill, dual slalom, and cross country before finally settling on road, and then later track, as his real focus.

In his early twenties he moved to BC to train with Pac-Sport, riding with some of Canada’s top international cyclists. He has raced all over the world as well as in some of the dimmest and dankest parts of Canada and the US. He now runs his own construction company, Peloton Contracting, that focusses on high end projects in Toronto.

Peloton takes the cohesive competitiveness as its core philosophy. Rico has his level two road and track coaching license and has assisted and sponsored Jet Fuel Cycling, the longest running professional team in the country, for the past several years. He continues to be deeply involved in Ontario’s cycling community, riding in fondos, sponsoring riding clubs, and intermittently threatening to return to racing.

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John Pugsley, Chair

John is a Program Manager with The Ontario Trillium Foundation and has been with the foundation since 1999.Prior to joining the foundation, John spent 10 years working in the Sport and Recreation Sector with two Provincial Sport Governing Organizations, including the OCA.

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John is a Program Manager with The Ontario Trillium Foundation and has been with the foundation since 1999. Prior to joining the foundation, John spent 10 years working in the Sport and Recreation Sector with two Provincial Sport Governing Organizations, including the OCA.

He was with us from 1989 to 1995 as Technical Director responsible for Competitive Events, Recreational Programs, Volunteer Development, Club and Athlete Development.In the past 14 years John has worked with hundreds of community organizations assisting with Staff, Board and Organizational Development, Financial Management, Risk Management and Fundraising.

An active volunteer, John sits on several committees in both York Region and Simcoe County and recently stepped down as Vice Chair of the United Way of Greater Simcoe County following his appointment as Chair of the Sport Organizing Committee for Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. A member of the Barrie Cycling Club, he rides regularly with the club and his two sons.

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Kyle Douglas

Kyle is a passionate cyclist who is a strong supporter of goal driven leadership, who wishes to assist with developing policies and strategic plans that will empower the cycling community. Shaping the community requires committed goals that will guide the membership to success. Kyle currently manages and owns 3 Rox Racing, a cycling UCI Elite Mountain Bike team that focuses on developing and inspiring athletes to reach their full potential.

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Kyle is a passionate cyclist who is a strong supporter of goal driven leadership, who wishes to assist with developing policies and strategic plans that will empower the cycling community. Shaping the community requires committed goals that will guide the membership to success. Kyle currently manages and owns 3 Rox Racing, a cycling UCI Elite Mountain Bike team that focuses on developing and inspiring athletes to reach their full potential.

Along with his commitment to his mountain bike team, Kyle currently sits on the High Performance Committee for the Ontario Cycling Association, where he contributes to key programs for High Performance cyclists in Ontario. He has been a valuable member of that committee since 2009.Working as the Manager of Corporate Services for CRCS DKI, he directs and coordinates corporate programs within the company, while providing high level administrative, strategic planning and operational support.

He also assists senior management on matters such as human resource management, information technology and fleet services. His experiences also include sitting on the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, where he helps with serving the business members of the surrounding communities.

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