Colville Elected As SC Chair

Joanne Colville
Published: February 3, 2023 12:15 pm EST

On Friday (Feb. 3) Standardbred Canada elected its Officers and Executive Committee for 2023.

Joanne Colville of Moffat, Ont. was elected as the Chair of Standardbred Canada. Colville will serve her fourth term as SC Chair after serving for three straight years from 2016-2018. 

Colville has been actively involved in virtually every facet of the Canadian harness racing industry for more than four decades. Her current role is as Events Co-ordinator/Manager of the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society, the official adoption agency for the industry in the province. She is also the outrider at Woodbine Mohawk Park, where her many years of riding skills ensure the horses and humans on the track are as safe as possible. 

Joanne’s High Stakes Farm breeds, sells and races Standardbreds in addition to boarding horses for clients.

Andrea Rennison will serve as the Vice-Chair of Standardbred Canada's Board with Guillaume Cayer-Richard returning as the Chair of the Breeders Committee.

The 2023 Executive Committee was also elected to serve a one-year term.

  • Joanne Colville (Chair of the Board)
  • Andrea Rennison (Vice-Chair)
  • Guillaume Cayer-Richard (Chair of Breeders Committee)
  • Bill McLinchey (Past Chair)
  • Blair Corbeil (Executive Committee Member)
  • Lee Drake (Executive Committee Member)
  • Mark Horner (Executive Committee Member)
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