MAIN PLACE OPTIMISTS CLUB - ERIN
BOARD OF DIRECTORS


MPO Board of Directors oversee the operations and the duties of our Baskeball Coach to bring about new and improved children's programs. We are a working board with various duties divided up among us.


Mary Shields – President of Main Place Optimist Club - Erin (MPO). Former Erin municipal councillor and community leader. Project manager for community projects, entrepreneur. Chairs meetings, oversees committees, chief funding officer, website manager.

Wendy Parr, CPA, CGA, BComm (Hons) Former Senior Accountant. 
Grant Thornton LLP – MPO Board Treasurer, Advertising. 

Ted Simmonds – Governor of Optimist Clubs Zone 6 Ontario, retired high school teacher. - Key Optimist Club advisor.

Tanja Parsley – President of Partners in Performance. Corporate advisor.

Don Staddon – President of Erin Optimist Club. Owner of Don’s Auto Electric, Outdoor Sign advertising.

Sue Montgomery – Optimist International administration expert, MPO Board Secretary.

MAIN PLACE OPTIMISTS OF ERIN (MPO) 
Is an organization dedicated to continuing the dream of its founder the late Patrick Suessmuth by providing basketball and ongoing recreational youth programs in the Town of Erin. We have created an enthusiastic team and are continuing to develop a financial and organizational plan to ensure his dream is viable and sustainable. 




Pat Suessmuth

Main Place Optimist Club of Erin

PO Box #582, Erin, ON

MainPlaceOptimists@gmail.com