AOTS Central Region Round-Up 2010
April 16th, 17th and 18th
The Salvation Army Jackson's Point Conference Centre,
1890 Metro Road North , Jackson 's Point, Ontario L0E 1L0



Bill Clark


the Future


Jim McKibbin

Bill Clark
Jim McKibbin President, As One That Serves

Bill was born in St. Jean, Quebec, one of six children. Fluent in French and English, he went back and forth for his education in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, earning a B.Ed in 1973.

Ann and Bill married in 1955, Bill attended University of Montreal graduating with a B.Sc, B.Ph, and was licensed by the province of Quebec in 1955. After further study in Britain the Clarks returned to Canada to buy a pharmacy in Temiscaming.

From 1968-73 Bill was a part time bi-lingual High School chemistry and Biology teacher at Temiscaming HS.
While President of the Chamber of Commerce Bill became a founder of the committee to save the town pulp and paper mill. In 1972 he became a co-founder of Tembec Forest Products Inc. rising to the position of Interim Director of the Wood Purchasing Division. Bill left Tembec in 1976 to concentrate on his pharmacy and retired in 1997.

Bill and Ann have two children, Alex and Jennifer, and two grandchildren; Clara and Hannah who are the light of his life. The Clarks settled in North Bay. Bill is an amateur radio enthusiast, search and rescue volunteer and a specialist in gambling and addiction. Bill has been owner of Gambling Watch Global, an online research blog since 2004.

Jim, president of Toronto Conference of AOTS has been an activist in the United Church and commissioner to General Council for several years. After studying marketing at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Jim worked for Pepsi Cola for several years. In 1978 became president of the workers union a position he held for 5 years.

He later managed his own communications consulting practice working with Toronto Learning Annex ,then Statistics Canada. In 2008 he joined Brown Consulting Group where he provides leadership, management and communication consultation.
Jim is a frequent speaker on leadership, diversity, communications and social values. He is a Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and a member of the Canadian Professional Sales Association.

Together with his wife Cynthia Gunn they have a blended family with five children and two grandchildren.

Jim also serves as a trustee of Beach United Church and as a member of the Toronto United Church Council’s Seven Years of Plenty Advisory Panel.
During his spare time Jim jogs, plays basketball and attends regular Yoga classes.


Pictured here from left to right, the C-Denny Band.

Gord Grasser , bass/banjo
Emily-Ann Chabourn , mandolin/vocals
Juleann Chadbourn , violin/vocals
Denis Chadbourn , guitar/vocals


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