Category: Board Members

Roger Robineau, Director-at-Large

Roger has previous experience on the OGS Board; one year as a Director-at-Large and two years as VP of Finance. His analytical skills were valuable in his role as VP as his use of them…

Dianna Fulton, Director-at-Large

Dianna has been a long-time volunteer with the Niagara Branch of OGS, and has served as the Board-Branch Liaison. She is currently chair of the British Home Child SIG (Special Interest Group), co-chair for the…

Heather McTavish Taylor, Director-at-Large

Heather is a professional genealogist with her own business, Dig Ancestry. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, including the Ontario Chapter, and has been a member of the OGS for several years. Her 20-year…

David Thompson, Director-at-Large

David has been a Director-at-Large since July 2016 when he came forward to fill a vacancy on the Board.  David has been  very active with the Technical Support and Innovation Committee, membership advantages and sponsorships,…

Heidi Deschenes, Director-at-Large

Heidi has served The Society as a Director-at-Large since 2015. Heidi holds an MBA degree and her employment in the banking industry was primarily in the area of strategic management of critical enterprise risk systems and methodologies.…

Alan Campbell, Past President

Alan is the current Past President of the OGS Board, having served as President from 2014-2016. Alan is a professional genealogist and his contributions to OGS are too numerous to list. He has held most…

Heather Ashe, Corporate Secretary

Heather is a retired research chemist.  Her mother often told stories about her Nova Scotian family but it was Heather’s father’s less-well-known Carleton County family that peaked her genealogical interest. She is still tracing the…

Ray Wright, Vice-President, Finance

Ray was educated as a Chartered Accountant. He has many years of corporate experience and small business consulting in a wide variety of businesses and geographic locations. He is the treasurer of a not-for-profit organization and the present…

Steve Fulton, Vice-President

Steve’s qualifications come in many forms from work, family, and volunteerism. One thing that ties them all together is service for others before himself. Steve has been an OGS member since 2008, including Branch Chair of Niagara…

Patti Mordasewicz, President

Patti served as a member of the Board for 4 years, including 2 years as Vice-President, before being elected President in 2016.  Patti brings broad understanding of the challenges that continue to face The Society…