Nov 23, 2023
Robert Parke took his first course with Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons in 1970 and has accumulated 53 merit marks. Bob has demonstrated his commitment to the CPS-ECP and boating safety education as a dedicated entrusted volunteer for 53 years.
He has committed his time and expertise to his local Squadron, District, National Board of Directors and as Chair of the National Membership Committee. Bob is also a past member of the CPS-ECP Educational Department as Chair of the Maritime Radio course. He is a Past Commander of the London Squadron and Past District Commander for the Western Ontario District. Bob’s focus at the Squadron level was instructing the Maritime Radio Course. Bob continues his interest in CPS-ECP membership through his role as Deputy Chair of the National Membership Committee. He continues also as Administrative Officer for the Western Ontario District.
Robert Parke was awarded the Joe Gatfield Leadership Award for his contribution to the Membership Committee. He and his team successfully solicited new benefit providers and ensured that member data was up to date before being transferred to the new computer system.