Board of Directors
Your 2020-2021 Board Of Directors
President - Eastern
Dale Hickox got his introduction to snowmobiling when he was 10 years old with a ski-doo Nordic and he has been hooked ever since. Dale began his association with the PEISA in 2000 when he was the eastern coordinator of the groomer for a couple of years before joining as a board member in 2002. He has served in that role as eastern groomer chairman since 2000 and in 2007 became President of the Prince Edward Island Snowmobile Association. In 2009 he served as co-chair of the International Snowmobile Congress held in Summerside PEI where over 400 delegates came from all over the world. In 2014 Dale was elected President of the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations and he served in this capacity till 2018. He is a proud farmer from Vernon River where he lives with his wife Shirley and raised his two adult daughters. Over his almost 15 years as President Dale has seen many changes with the PEISA including newer and better grooming equipment as well as the introduction of a fourth groomer for the association to supply a better product for our members. There has been consistent growth over the years including new highs in permit sales for the past two years.
Vice President Central Coordinator
Grant is one of our central representatives for the PEISA and our current vice president. Grant first got into snowmobiling racing 30 years ago which led him to his current position at Toy Master Motor Sports. If you have ever bought an Arctic Cat on PEI you know who Grant is. Grant spends his free time volunteering on the groomer and coaching his daughter’s ringette team. Grant loves to spend time on the trail with his daughter and wife. When Grant is not getting his adrenaline rush in on the snow, you can find him at the track with the Maritime Pro Stock tour.
Logan has been a western representative for the PEI Snowmobile Association since 2015 and is our current sectary treasurer. Logan has been snowmobiling most of his life, but more involved with organized snowmobiling before joining the board. Logan has been a major asset to the PEISA, helping sign, create and maintain more trails in western PEI. Logan is always willing to lend a hand with any task we throw his way. Logan loves spending time on the trails with girlfriend and two kids as often as he can. When Logans full time PEISA board member roll slows down in the summer, he spends his days relaxing on the water looking for lobster.
Eastern Coordinator Eastern
Tyler has been serving on the PEI Snowmobile Association as an eastern representative since 2015. Tyler’s favourite thing about snowmobiling is getting outside, spending time with his friends and family and getting his son involved in the sport. Tyler is also the president of the Greenfield Stormriders Club in eastern PEI.
Eastern - Island 4 Coordinator
Scott has been representing the eastern end of the island with the PEI Snowmobile Association since 2018. Since joining the board Scott has taken a large role in maintaining groomers, and organizing grooming schedules. Scott works at his family business Grandview Welding. Scott spends his free time in the winder enjoying the trails with his new wife.
-At-Large - Western Coordinator
Larry has been on the PEISA board since 2008, and has served as the Western Groomer chair for most of his time on the board. He is a very dedicated board member and when something needs to be done you can always count on Larry to make it happen.
Tyler is out most recent board member, and has taken on a western representative roll. Tyler’s snowmobiling days began when he was about five years old with his dad. Tyler’s dad was also a long-time board member of the PEI Snowmobile Association. Tyler loves enjoying the fresh air and the sense of community that come with snowmobiling. Tyler spends time each year helping prepare the trails and keeping them groomed in the winter. Tyler and his wife love to spend time on the trails together when they are not working on the farm.
David Shaw is one of our central representatives and has been snowmobiling most of his life. He loves to get outside and see all the beautiful trails PEI has to offer. David lives in West Covehead with his wife and two daughters and works at Allan Equipment Mfg. Every year David volunteers in the signing and management of route 212 and also volunteers his time grooming when the snow is here.
Troy is one the newest members of our board, joining in 2020 as a central representative. Troy has been a dedicated volunteer for many years helping keep the northside trail maintained. Troy lives with his wife and two girls in Charlottetown and works in sales at HD Supply. In the off-season Troy spends his time with the Maritime Pro Stock tour at the track.
Kendall has been a part of the PEI snowmobile association board as a KASA representative for five years, but his history with snowmobiling goes back further. Kendall has been a snowmobile enthusiast for the past 29 years. His family has been involved with the Kensington Area Snowmobile Association since its founding 29 years ago and he continues the family tradition as treasurer of the association today. Kendall has been an excellent volunteer over the years – signing trails, driving the groomer and everything in between. He works hard to make our trail system the best that it can be for everybody. When Kendall is not home spending time with his wife and three boys, he enjoying the outdoors on his snowmobile with friends.
Allain Richard has been a board member if the PEI Snowmobile Association since 2003 but has been snowmobiling since a very young age. His first snowmobile was a 1969 Nordic 399 hurst motor. Allain has two daughters who also enjoy snowmobiling with their dad. Allain has been working for Island Coastal in Charlottetown since 1993. He is also a board member for the Wellington Sno riders club. Allain spend a lot of his free time helping prepare trails each season. Allain loves to spend the days out touring the trails or watching his Habs play.
Russell has been passionate about snowmobiling since his generous neighbour give him his first snowmobile – a 1977 300 Olympic. Since then, Russell has owned over fifteen different snowmobiles and every one of them Ski-Doo. Over the past 22 years Russell has been involved in snowmobile racing, volunteering and has been a valuable board member to the PEI Snowmobile Association and current president of the Kensington Area Snowmobile Association. Russell loves going for a ride with friends, enjoying the outdoors, a good meal at the Valley Cabin and now watching his two children learn to ride their small snowmobiles.
Erland has been a member of the PEI Snowmobile Association board and a western representative since 2015. Erland has helped the association over the years, expand many trails in the western part of PEI by speaking with land owners and dedicating his time to trail maintenance. Erland loves to spend time with his family and friends in the winter enjoying the island trails.
Al is our longest standing board member he has been with us since 1988 as the SSC representative. Over the years Al has been part of many snowmobile rides, draws, dinners, and fundraisers. He has spent countless hours volunteering on trails, grooming and heling make snowmobiling the best that it can be on PEI. Al is also a director of the Springside Snowmobile Club. Al is retired from his job at Hillside Chevrolet and spends his days on the trails with his wife and two children who all enjoy snowmobiling together.
Stephanie is our current acting executive director for Brittany Fleming who is spending time with her new baby on maternity leave. Stephanie has been snowmobiling since she was just a little girl in the back fields around her family farm. Stephanie enjoys spending the day on the trails with her dad when he will wait for her, but he usually leaves her in the dust.
Information About Board Of Directors
Directors are elected on an annual basis, at the annual meeting, for a term of three (3) years. This ensures continuity and allows new members to join. Youth members are elected at the annual meeting for a term of one (1) year. The year a member was elected as a director is indicated next to the name. Executive positions are elected annually at the first board meeting following the annual meeting.
Board of Directors meetings are held each month, and the meeting location rotates between Charlottetown (East) and Kensington (West). The Annual General Meeting is held in winter, at a location determined by the Board.
Top Row (Russell Jollimore, Scott Speelman, Larry Arsenault, Tyler Buchanan, Troy Burke, Dale Hickox, Tyler Campbell, Grant Peters, Al Delong)
Bottom Row (Duane Lamonte, Erland Hart, Logan Getson, Allain Richard, Andrew Lewis, David Shaw)