Speaker Date Topic
Doug Nutting Apr 26, 2018
Disabled Sailing

Bio for: Doug Nutting
Doug Nutting has been working with people with disabilities since 1977. For the first 4 years of his career, he Co-Directed a therapeutic group home in Ontario.
In 1980, Doug relocated with his family to Victoria.Doug worked for the Community Living Victoria for 6 years, the last three of
which he spent as their Director of Vocational Services. Highlights of this period were the development of the Provincial Museum Tearoom as a wage paying,
training and employment opportunity for adults with developmental disabilities,as well as other wage paying opportunities with the BC Buildings Corporation, the
Provincial Ministry of Finance, and Supply and Services Canada.In 1987, Doug accepted the position of Coordinator of Integrated
Recreation Services with the Municipalities of Greater Victoria. Utilizing the same vision and skills he demonstrated earlier in his career, Doug has
guided the development of Integrated Recreation Services into the partnership of services known as Recreation Integration Victoria (RIV).
Recreation Integration Victoria has been cited by Recreation Canada (July 1992) as an innovative and leading example of inclusive municipal
recreation services, and in 2001 RIV was cited in Inclusive and Special Recreation: Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, an American
university text book, published by McGraw Hill, as an exemplar of Inclusive Recreation Practices. RIV was one of only seven services in North America
and the only Canadian service so acknowledged by the authors.Doug has volunteered with a number of organizations as a senior volunteer,
including the Victoria Career Development Society, the Vancouver Island Head Injury Society, the Greater Victoria Alternative Communications Society, the 1988
& 2000 B.C. Summer Games, The British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association, Inclusion BC, and the University of Victoria’s Cooperative Education
Council. In 1991, Doug’s volunteer efforts were recognized with the presentation of an Award of Merit in the Community Leader of the Year division of the CFAX
Community Awards.
In 1992, he was one of the founders of the Disabled Sailing Association of BC,Victoria Branch, and in 2006 he was a Co-Founder of the national AbleSail
Network. Doug is currently the President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability, and Co-Chair of the
OneAbility, an inclusive active living, recreation, and sport collective impact group.
Among his interests he are cycling, sea kayaking, sailing, flying, cooking and gardening. Doug has a wife, three adult children and two grandchildren.

No meeting May 03, 2018
Rotarian Allan Neale May 10, 2018
Rotary Youth programs
Club Business Session May 17, 2018

Charle Dutton will be the "Maestro of the Moment".   He is a young pianist from the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

Renata Hindle May 24, 2018
Rotary exchange student Phoom May 31, 2018
janet Power Jun 07, 2018
senior care
Chief Del Manak Jun 14, 2018
Neptune Project Jun 21, 2018
Change over to New President Kim Jun 28, 2018