MADD Ottawa


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2006-07 Executive Board is:

President: Michael Francis
Vice President: Gaetan Gendron
Treasurer: Larry Sargent
Secretary: Sarah Gilliland
Directors at Large: Paul Teworte, Colleen MacKenzie, and Tina Nagratha

The Executive of the Ottawa Chapter is supported by a number of committees which meet and plan activities in the Ottawa area.

Answer the challenge! Join the MADD Ottawa team and assume a leadership role in a dynamic grassroots organization within your community. Be an advocate and a local representative for MADD Canada's mission.

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The committee produces a number of materials and works with local media to get the message out about drinking and driving. Two or three volunteers are needed.

Community Events
This committee is involved in many different events throughout the region from RIDEs to car shows and the high-profile Signs of Summer campaign held every spring. Four volunteers are needed.

Court Monitoring
A team of dedicated volunteers monitors court activity on impaired driving charges and other alcohol-related crimes. The committee stays up-to-date on the latest court proceedings by attending hearings, watching newspapers and liasing with people in the legal community. A number of volunteers are needed for this committee, which is well-suited for retirees, students and anyone with free hours in the daytime.

One of the most important committees, this group plans activities to raise awareness and funds for the chapter. Donations to the MADD Ottawa Chapter are tax receiptable. Four volunteers are needed.

Political Advocacy
Through regular contact with local politicans at the municipal, provincial and federal levels, this groups concentrates on getting the message out about drinking and driving. It also communicates with local politicans MADD's position on a number of important public policy initiatives.

Red Ribbon Campaign
The campaign is MADD Canada's largest fundraising and awareness campaign of the year. Running from mid-November to New Year's Eve, this campaign raises awareness about drinking and driving throughout the holiday season. Many volunteers are needed to assist during the holiday season.

Victim Services
Working to assist victims, their families and friends, this committee provides support to those affected by this violent crime. Two volunteers are needed.

Volunteer Services
This committee recruits and trains volunteers for the local chapter.

This committee works with students across the region, including OSAID organizations in each school. Visit our youth page, or go to

For more information about volunteering, please contact us by e-mail or by phone at (613) 236-6233.

Make a Donation

As the leading charity (Charitable Reg. No. 13907 2060 RR0001) that serves as the voice of victims of impaired driving as well as concerned citizens, we want Canadians to know they are benefiting from their donations.

MADD Canada is intent on effecting change to make our roads safer and to save lives and prevent injuries from impaired driving incidents. Your contribution to MADD Ottawa will make a difference. Please donate today and help us to continue our fight to stop impaired driving and support the victims of this violent crime.

You can print and complete a donation form and mail or fax it to MADD Ottawa at the address below. Or, contact us by e-mail or (613) 236-6233.

MADD Ottawa is happy to direct your donation to the area you designate. Please note all donations stay within the Ottawa Chapter. With your permission, we will acknowledge your support in MADD Ottawa Publications and on our web site.

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