Board of Directors

The Oakville Soccer Club is a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected by the Club’s membership.

 

Board Organizational Chart

 

 

randy bianchin websiteRandy Bianchin, President  Randy has joined the OSC Board having established leadership positions in 2 major industry sectors: Financial Services and Telecommunications. From 2000-2007, Randy held various product marketing and pricing leadership positions in wireless companies throughout North America including Disney/ESPN, Virgin Mobile and Bell Canada. During that time he consulted, developed and implemented critical business strategies for carriers with operations in Canada, US, Europe and Asia. In 2006, he was nominated and inducted as one of the youngest members into Society of Industry Leaders for Telecommunications & Media. At RBC Insurance, he was responsible for managing the largest authorized insurance portfolio in Canada. Currently, he is overseeing RBC Contact Centres retail banking business relationships in Canada and the US.
Email: president@oakvillesoccer.ca

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Marc Tremblay, Treasurer – Marc brings a strong background in business with previous senior management positions in the technology sector both in Canada and abroad. As an Executive, he has gained experience in a number of areas, including strategic planning, human resources, sales & marketing and finance.  Marc also has previous experience serving on not-for-profit boards and brings that experience along with a passion for helping the OSC grow both in scope and scale.

 

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 Abas Kanu, Secretary – Abas has been involved with OSC since 2005 as a player and volunteer coach and was elected as an OSC director in 2017. He is a lawyer and is currently the Associate General Counsel Europe/Asia and Bank Regulatory Advice, in the legal group of a major bank. He has established a global legal regulatory risk oversight framework in Europe and Asia for the bank and maintains responsibility for certain significant North American and global regulatory requirements. Previously he was Senior Counsel, Commercial, managing the legal requirements for commercial lines of business at the bank. Before moving to the bank, he practiced corporate and commercial law at a top-rated national law firm, where he spent 10 years. He holds a Global Professional LLM from 

 

sean obrien websiteSean O'Brien, Director – Sean joined the OSC Board in 2013 and brings a strong background of community support with him. Currently President and CEO of Reliance Home Comfort, Sean has been involved with various charitable initiatives throughout his career. After earning his B.A. from Bishop’s University, Sean has pursued a business career built on delivering results, developing people, and helping organizations become world class service providers. Sean has served on several corporate boards, and brings strong business acumen and a passion for giving back to OSC.

 

 

rachna singhalRachna Singhal, Director - Rachna joined the OSC Board of Directors in June 2016. She brings with her nearly 20 years of IT policy, privacy/ security, governance and business experience. Having served on 3 separate not-for-profit community boards, worked in high-tech and spending over half of her career in the federal public sector, Rachna has a passion for serving the community and public. Rachna has led a number of regional and national portfolios, including serving as an advisor to the Deputy and directing a major IT and business transformation project. During her 7 year tenure as a director of the Oakville Parent-Child Centre, she also held positions as Chair and Vice-Chair.  There, Rachna led the governance review and changes.  Being a mother of two young children, Rachna is extremely passionate about ensuring that each child is given the best possible start, which includes a right to play, learn and grow.  Both Rachna's children play soccer with OSC and she also played growing up and in university.

 

andrew domanAndrew Doman, Director – Andrew has been involved with OSC since his children started playing with the Club back in the early 2000’s, most recently serving as a RDP team manager. Andrew is currently COO for a Toronto based wealth management firm having spent the past 20 years in operational finance in various executive roles with a number of Canadian based investment fund managers. Andrew has previous board experience both in the corporate and volunteer non-profit arenas, most recently serving as deputy chair for the Alternative Investment Management Association and as a board member and chair of the allocation committee for the Canadian arm of the “Help for Children” charity. He earned both his undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of Toronto. Andrew joined the board in order to give back to the Club for all the benefits and pleasure his family has enjoyed in being stakeholders in the Oakville Soccer Club.

 

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Kate Svoboda, Director – Currently Senior Vice President of Client Services at Research Now, a global online market research company, Kate brings over 17 years of market research and global operations management experience.  She has experience in process improvement, personnel development, strategic planning, change management, and leading teams through mergers and acquisitions.  Kate has pervious board experience, most recently serving as a Director on the Market Research and Intelligence Association board from 2015-2017.  She has a degree from the University of Guelph and a post graduate diploma from Georgian College.  Kate’s family is very active at OSC – Kate is a player in the women’s league, her husband plays and is a volunteer coach, and both her children play at OSC as well.

 

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Petra Haneberry, Director

 

 

 

 

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Tanya Pereira, Director