Club Executive & Volunteers

The MFNC relies on member support to achieve its goals. Many individuals donate their expertise and time to the Club, getting in return the satisfaction of contributing to their community and to the natural environment, not to mention the fun and good times enjoyed with others with similar interests.

We wish to thank those who have volunteered over the years to help make the Club a success.

The following is an incomplete list of these generous souls. If we’ve missed a name, please drop a gentle reminder to

Current Board

President Michael Runtz
Vice-President John Lawrence
Secretary Maureen Carrier
Treasurer Ritchie Lawrence
Communications Stephanie Valade
Speakers Linda Sewell
Field Trips Janet McCullough
Membership Roger Magoon
Macnamara Trail Barry Goodman

Club Activities

Macnamara Trail Committee Barry Goodman with help from volunteers
Website Stephanie Valade, Roger Magoon
Social Media Pages Stephanie Valade, Karen Runtz, Janet McCullough
Lady’s-slipper Karen Runtz, Stephanie Valade

Thanks to the following sponsors for varied, valuable assistance and support

Adrienne Soucy

Alicia Salyi

Allison Playfair and Ross Fergusson from the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority for our new Macnamara Trail sign

Arnprior Public Library

Art Goldsmith

Bob & Louise Gilligallou

Calian Ltd.

Cathy Stewart

David and Alison Stein

Drew Downs – GelaSkins Inc.

Fergus Nicoll

Focus Scientific

Franci Bruni

George White

Gord Vogg

Jan Mansfield

Jesse Philion – KeenBeam

John Soper

Karen Runtz

Kinburn Farm Supply

K.M. Hunter Foundation

Lee Valley Tools

Liza Badham


Ludmilla Borshevsky

Lynn Arsenault

Marshall’s Bay Cottager Association

Mark Stabb

Mary & Dave Forsyth

Maureen Carrier

Michael Runtz

Mr. Chipper

Natasha Monnon

Nature Boutique, Canadian Museum of Nature

Nature Lover’s Bookshop, Lanark

Patti Jennings

PJ’s Restaurant

Roger Bird

Ruth Bowes

Sadie Anderson

Sarah Smith – Phlox

Stephen Beaton

Steven Cass

Steve Duffield

Suzanne Monnon

Terry Mac

Terry Tufts

The Thomson Family

The Trillium Foundation

Winners of Club Service Awards (incomplete)

  • Mary Marsh, 2010
  • Donna Metcalfe, 2009
  • Anita and Andrew Hamilton, 2003
  • John Beare, 2003
  • John Soper, 2003
  • John Keough, 2002
  • James Booth, 2001
  • Mark Stabb, 2001
  • Geoff Barnes, 2001
  • Noreen Violetta, 2000
  • Betty-Anne Beckmann, 1999
  • Sheila Thomson, 1999
  • Maryanne Koot, 1999
  • Eric Ridgen, 1998
  • Donna Metcalfe, 1998
  • Heather Lang, 1997
  • Sloan Watters, 1997