Richard M. (Dick) Dundas
Richard Dundas Joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on April 6, 1960.
After 34 years’ service retired on May 1, 1995.
First became involved in Police Curling in New Brunswick.
In 1962 Richard was one of the founding members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Police Curling Association.
He served as competition director, host chair provincial championships, chief umpire, zone director, vice-president and secretary-treasurer.
Richard is a two time NLPCA provincial champion.
In 1998 Richard received an Honorary Lifetime Member of both the CPCA and NLPCA.
Richard to this day is a strong supporter and promoter of police curling and is always present for the provincial competitions.
To recognize Richard's contribution to police curling the NLPCA approved the R M (Dick) Dundas performance and sportsmanship award for presentation each year at the provincials.
Roger had been Involved in police curling for forty years. He started in 1969 while stationed in Sarnia , Ontario . In 1974 he was transferred to Harbor Breton, Newfoundland and Labrador and continued curling in lead position with a team from the south coast skipped by Terry Waterhouse, Third, Len Briand, and Second, Milt Anstey. This team continued until 1980's. In the middle 1980's he had the distinct pleasure of curling for a two or three years with a team skipped by Larry Power, Honorary Life member of both the NLPCA and CPCA.
Roger has been a member of NLPCA since 1975. He was first elected to a position on its executive in 1995 to the position of Vice President. He continued to serve in that position for four years. He was elected President in 1999, and has been either president or Vice president continually for a total of fifteen years. Roger has attended nine CPCA Championships as Provincial Coordinator. He has been the Host Chair of five NLPCA Championships in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, and co hosted several funspiels on behalf of the NLPCA with the Grand Falls Fire Dept in aid of Special Olympics and Muscular Dystrophy. Roger Presently on the organizing Committee for the 2009 CPCA Championship in the capacity of Protocol Chair. Roger has been a leader n the NLPCA’s charitable efforts.
Roger is married to the former Angela BLACKMORE. They have two children: Sonya (Hansford) JERRETT residing in Kelligrews NL with her husband Rod and their three children, Lannon, Sam and Jack, and son Brian who resides in Vancouver , British Columbia .
Jim has been involved in Police Curling in Newfoundland and Labrador since the late 1980's when he curled in his first provincial championship. He was elected as President/Provincial Coordinator in 1992. He attended his first Nationals in Brandon Manitoba that year.
He was elected to the National Executive the next year, 1993 in Summerside PEI , to the position of Secretary-Treasurer, a position he held for eight years. He was elected Vice-President of the National Executive in 2001, and then went on to be President for 4 years. He was the Host chair of the 2009 Canadian Police Curling Championship.
Jim is a nine time Newfoundland and Labrador Police Curling Champion.
In addition to his work on the national level, Jim has always been a staunch supporter of police curling in Newfoundland and Labrador . He has encouraged younger officers to become involved with the provincials, recruiting them to play with him at the provincials for the past few years. He has played on the hockey team for the charity fundraiser game for many years. He may be found during the provincials and the nationals every year, after the curling is over for the day, with guitar in hand at the hospitality suite or anywhere the crowd has gathered singing and playing. Indeed, there is an expectation that a guitar will appear no matter what part of the country he travels to.
He has put his heart into the provincial and national organizations, lobbying for a national sponsor for the CPCA, and supporting the grassroots organization that keeps the provincial organization going. Like everything that Jim becomes a part of, he brings a passion and a dedication to his work and he thrives on the success of others that he has mentored on the way.
HONORARY LIFE ASSOCIATE MEMBER