Our Executive

Board of Directors
Working for Your Business

Current OWBA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets monthly to discuss OWBA business and plan activities for the association. You may reach any of our executive by emailing specific Board members or by using info@owba.ca. We welcome your input!


President Deanna Parisi president@owba.ca
Vice President Recruiting vp@owba.ca
Treasurer Kent Smith treasurer@owba.ca
Secretary Recruiting
Events Coordinator Recruiting
Web & Social Media Kim Cable
City Liaison Clay Crepin
Agricultural Liaison Gib Patterson
Community Outreach Recruiting
Director Keith McWhinnie
Past President Gino Milito
Ex Officio George Darouze George.Darouze@Ottawa.ca


Mission & Objectives
OWBA’s Board of Directors is dedicated to our mission of promoting and developing business in Osgoode Ward, and to link the business community with all levels of government. They do this guided by the following objectives:


To promote Osgoode Ward businesses through trade shows, government events, and other promotional venues.


To enable and encourage substantial business growth in Osgoode Ward through our support of our membership.


To connect businesses in Osgoode Ward, promoting local commerce for the mutual benefit of our members.