Organization

History

Transition Brockville (TB) was organized by concerned citizens of Brockville and area in March 2007. Originally known as the Brockville Climate Action Group, we officially changed our name to Transition Brockville in October 2011.

Steering Committee

Transition Brockville is managed by a volunteer Steering Committee:

Bernice Moore
Bob Panter
Nancy Raitt (Butler’s Creek Community Garden)
Christine Stesky
Izabela Waglay

The Steering Committee meets at least once a month, and decides which projects will be undertaken, based on the relevance of the work to TB’s mandate and the availability of resources.

Volunteers

Secretary: Bob Panter
Financial Officer: Bernice Moore
Media Releases: Christine Stesky
Food Matters Liaison: Izabela Waglay, Nancy Raitt
Technical Support: Bob Stesky, Peter Breedyk
Newsletters, Website: Hugh Campbell

Budget

TB operates on a very modest budget.  Revenue is raised primarily by goodwill donations made at our monthly presentations. Expenses are incurred in the printing of TB brochures, table rentals at events, the purchase of office supplies, etc.

TB is not incorporated and is not a registered non-profit.

Affiliations and Representation

Acknowledgements and Thanks

  • Volunteers: Maureen and Wilf Dugas, Nancy Raitt, Jim Riesberry, Bob Stesky, Ruth Williams
  • Past Steering Committee members: Peter Breedyk, Lisa Callaghan, Hugh Campbell, Don Glover, Brian Killins, Kevin O’Henly, Graham Pearson, Emily Shackles
  • Procter & Gamble, Brockville site, for the provision of used barrels, 2010-2012
  • Graham Pearson, for the provision of web and email services, 2007-2012
  • The 401 Electric Store, for introducing our watt-meter lending program
  • Brockville Public Library, for partnering in presentations and continuing the watt-meter program
  • Brockville Farmers’ Market, for the provision of a stall for our rain barrel sales
  • iWasteNot Systems, for the provision of the Brockville Reuses site, 2009-2016
  • Jim Hall, Hydro One, for the provision of watt-meters
  • John Flegg, The UPS Store, for assistance with our energy-saving tips brochures
  • Green Things Nursery, for the provision of tree planting supplies
  • Russell McOrmond and flora.org, for the provision of mailing list services, 2007-2013
  • All 70 (and growing) knowledgeable and accessible presenters at our monthly meetings

Last updated: 2017-08-16

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