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Our Team

Saint Lazarus Canada consists of dedicated volunteers who generously contribute their time, knowledge, and skills to make our charitable activities and projects a reality and a success. Meet our teams and their members:

Board of Governors

Our Board of Governors (BoG) is elected by the membership of Saint Lazarus Canada and oversees our overall operations. No individual can serve in their capacity for more than two (2) consecutive terms.

These members of Saint Lazarus Canada are currently serving on the BoG for term of 2022-2023:

Jane Anema, Grand Prior

Grand Prior

Dame Jane K. Anema
GCLJ, GOMLJ

Manitoba Commandery
Executive Committee

Eric Dyck, Chaplain General

Chaplain General

Reverend Eric Dyck
EGCLJ, GOMLJ, M.Div., M.A., CWA

Montreal Commandery

Craig McQuitty, Director

Director

Chev. Craig McQuitty
CD, OStJ, KLJ, MMLJ

Ottawa Commandery

Fred Tufnell, Chancellor

Chancellor/Corporate Secretary

Chev. Lt. (Ret'd) William F.K. Tufnell
KCLJ, CMLJ

Western Ontario Commandery
Executive Committee

Dr. Kenneth Buchholz, Hospitaller

Hospitaller

Dr. Kenneth P. Buchholz

FCFP, CLJ, MD

Acadia Commandery

Robbie Sprules, Director

Director

Chev. Robbie D. Sprules
KCLJ(J)

Acadia Commandery

Rick Firth, VC Finance

Vice-Chancellor Finance

Chev. Rick J. Firth
KLJ, CMLJ

Toronto Commandery
Executive Committee

David Cvet, Director

Director

Chev. David M. Cvet

KLJ(J), FRHSC (Hon)

Acadia Commandery

Keith Wilkins, Director

Director

Chev. Keith Wilkins
KCLJ, OMLJ, LLB

Ottawa Commandery

Glynis Grigg, VC Commanderies

Vice-Chancellor Commanderies

Dame Glynis Grigg
DCLJ, OMLJ

Calgary Commandery
Executive Committee

Michael Kalnay, Director

Director

Chev. Michael Kalnay
KLJ, OMLJ

Arctic Commandery

Commanders

A Commandery is a regional sub-unit of Saint Lazarus Canada that consists of no less than 10 members.

A Commander is determined at the Commandery's own Annual General Meeting (AGM) and formally appointed to the position by the Grand Prior. The incumbent is responsible for commandery operations and growth.

These members of Saint Lazarus Canada are currently serving as Commanders:

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Acadia

Chev. David M. Cvet
KLJ(J), FRHSC (Hon)

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Edmonton

Mr. Julien R. Hammond
OLJ, MMLJ, DDiv (H)

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Ottawa

Chev. Craig McQuitty
CD, OStJ, KLJ, MMLJ

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Western Ontario

Chev. Scott A. Saunders

KCLJ, CMLJ

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Arctic

Mr. Kirby Marshal
CLJ, MMLJ

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Manitoba

Cdr. Dennis Richard A. Schultz

KLJ, CMLJ

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Quebec

Chev. Maj (Ret'd) E. Alexander Cooper
CD, KCLJ, MMLJ, MD, CCFP

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British Columbia

Chev. John W Neill
KCLJ(J), MMLJ, MPhil, MRTPI, FRHSC(Hon)

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Montreal

Rev. Marc-Philippe Vincent

EChLJ(J), OMLJ, MA

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Thunder Bay

Professor Emerita Diana Pallen
DLJ, OMLJ

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Calgary

Chev. Julien DeSchutter
KCLJ, CMLJ

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Newfoundland & Labrador

Chev. Lewis W. Stoyles

KCLJ, MMLJ

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Toronto

Mr. Thomas R. Vandewater
CLJ

Appointments

The BoG may appoint members with specific volunteer roles and responsibilities in Saint Lazarus Canada. Appointed members report to the BoG for direction. They may present proposals for projects or policies to the BoG for consideration and a later vote. These individuals have been appointed to serve at the National Level.

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Almoner

Chev. Major (Ret’d) Paul E. Henry
OStJ, CD, KCLJ (J), OMLJ, M.Ed., DFNWC, MRHSC

Toronto Commandery

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Scrivner

Col (Ret'd) Charles E. Hamel

CD, CLJ, MMLJ, MA

Calgary Commandery

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Marshal

The Reverend Dr. David Hardie
AChLJ, MMLJ

Toronto Commandery

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Principal Armorist

Chev. John W Neill

KCLJ(J), MMLJ, MPhil, MRTPI, FRHSC(Hon)

BC Commandery

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Registrar General

Dame Nancy G. Thornton
DLJ, MMLJ, HBa

Toronto Commandery

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Quartermaster

Chev. Dr. Ron Davidson, CD, KLJ, MMLJ, MD

Ottawa Commandery

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Chief Marketing Officer

Chev. Robbie D. Sprules
KCLJ(J)

Acadia Commandery

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The Gazette Editor

Chev. Julien DeSchutter
KCLJ, CMLJ

Calgary Commandery

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History Committee Chair

Rev. Marc-Philippe Vincent

ECLJ, OMLJ

Montreal Commandery

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