Est. 1921

Greg Lochhead - Vice President

Delor Silva was Born  in Strathmore to Portuguese parents Pete and Maria  Silva in the little green and white house on Wheatland Trail where his mother still resides to this day. Other than a few years away travelling and working in different countries he has spent most of his life in Strathmore. For the past 24 years he has been with Global Training Centre where he currently holds the position of President, with responsibilities which include finance, operations, accounting, short term and long range planning.

Delor also comes with a background in  Oil and gas as a derrick hand and driller, as well as in transportation with Federal Express as the Calgary Operations Manager.  A little known fact about Delor  is that has also been involved with several construction projects in Strathmore such as the Strathmore courthouse and sunset haven where he worked on both from foundation to completion.

He is  happily married to his partner and best friend Debbie Shelley and together have raised a family of His, hers and our children. 3 boys, Joshua, JR,  Justin, and 2 twin girls Taryn and Tashina.

Delor has travelled extensively throughout the world in both Business and Pleasure and has currently visited over 140 countries at least once.

 

Calvin Boettcher

Greg was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and after a short stay in Calgary, moved to Strathmore in 1978.  After obtaining his Journeyman’s red seal in Carpentry, went on to spend 20 years in manufacturing working up to senior Vice President of Operations with  a large Calgary office furniture manufacturer.  In 2006, Greg created Straight Line Contracting Inc and still oversees the day to day operations.

Greg has been happily married to Brenda his wife of 32 years and they have 1 son and 1 daughter.

Greg’s volunteer history includes 10 years with the Strathmore Rodeo Committee as well as a director for about 6 years with the Strathmore Agricultural Society.  He has held a board position with the Strathmore golf club in a previous term and has been on  the board again for the past 3 years.

Greg is passionate about golf and passionate about contributing with his fellow board members to help ensure continued growth and success of the Strathmore Golf Club.

 

Delor Silva - President

Meet our Board of Directors

Glen Reiter

Cal was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta and spent the majority of his youth in Lethbridge, Alberta.  He graduated from Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and then continued on to get a Business Administration Degree – Accounting Major from Lethbridge Community College. 

After marrying his wife, Dianne, in 1981, he continued his studies and became a Certified General Accountant and his career has seen him working for businesses in agriculture, oil and gas and currently in construction.

Calvin and Dianne have lived in the Calgary area since 1983.  Both of their children, Jordan and Carissa, were born and raised in the Calgary area.  In 2003, they moved to Chestermere, Alberta where they currently reside.

Cal has been a member of the Strathmore Golf Club since 2008 and feels the attraction of the Strathmore Golf Club was the rural atmosphere, the close proximately to Chestermere and the shape the course was in compared to other in the area.

 

Ryan Ledene

Glen was Born In Humboldt Saskatchewan, and grew up on a 4th generation family Farm north east of Humboldt near the small town of Annahiem, Saskatchewan . Glen’s Family includes  Wife Sherrie of 30 years, Sons Chris and Josh(deceased2010) , Mother and Father Don and Sylvia live in Humboldt, Brother and sister in-law Kevin and Shirley  also live in Humboldt, Sister Cheryl  lives in Saskatoon.

Glen’s education Elementary and High School  in small community of Annahiem, Saskatchewan,  University of Calgary Occupational Health and Safety Certificate , Level II Alberta and Saskatchewan General Insurance License

Glen’s careers sold Case IH Farm Equipment out of Melfort Saskatchewan for 17 years ,   Founded Big Foot Vac Service owned and operated it for 7 years out of Brooks Alberta, Managed 3 Branches for Western Financial Group for 15 Years, Account Executive at Western Financial Group presently

Glen’s Hobbies are Golf,  Vintage automobiles and Motorcycles, Archery, camping and traveling

Glen’s Board Rolls Melfort Regional Golf and Country Club as director, Sage and Thistle Golf Club Bassano as director, Strathmore Golf Club as director and Secretary, Strathmore Lion’s Club as director.

 

Chris Fabris

Ryan was born in Camrose, Alberta and spent his youth in Edberg, Alberta which is a small farming community just south of Camrose. After completing high school, he attended Lethbridge College in their Professional Golf Management program graduating from the 3 year program in 1997. He was in the golf industry for 8 years working one summer at Kananaskis Country Golf Course, and then the following 7 golf season at the Silver Springs Golf & Country Club, the last 4 seasons there as a CPGA Assistant Professional. At the end of the 2003 golf season, he made a decision to leave the industry and pursue other interest. In August 2004, he joined Sun Life Financial as a Group Benefits underwriter. Over the next 11+ years, he has held various roles within Sun Life and currently is a Group Benefits Account Executive working with companies in the 50 lives and over market segment.

 He has called Strathmore is home for the last 11 years, and has been a member of the golf club since that time. He met his wife in Strathmore in 2007, and were married in November 2011. They presently reside in Hillview.

 

Dallas Sandmaier

Born and raised in Nanaimo, British Columbia.  Graduated High School in 1992.  Took 2 years of Commerce at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, BC.  Transferred to Lethbridge, AB in 1995 to take Professional Golf Management at Lethbridge Community College where I graduated in 1998.  Worked in the golf industry from 1996 to 2006 where I was employed at Banff Springs, Heritage Pointe, Fox Hollow/Eaglequest Golf Dome and finally the remaining 7 years at the Strathmore Golf Club.  Obtained CPGA status in 2000 and Class A status in 2005.  In 2006 I left the golf business to enter the oil and gas industry.  For the past 8 years I have been an environmental contractor for Husky Energy.  Due to the energy downturn I am currently seeking other opportunities.
 
I currently live in Strathmore and have called this town home on and off since 2000.  I have also been a member/employee since 2000 when Brian Bassen gave me an opportunity to work at the club.  I met my wife in 2004 in Strathmore and we were married in 2008.  Her hometown is Tisdale, Saskatchewan.  My wife Heather currently works in the Golden Hills school division.  We have two children, Jackson (7) and Sophia (4). 
 
I look forward to serving on the board and hope to bring all my learnings to the club from not only my golf business exposure but also being a member and around the membership for the last 16 years.

 

Greg Silver

Dallas was born and raised in the Calgary area, including Carseland. She graduated from Ernest Manning High School. As her children reached school age, she quickly realized that Strathmore was the ideal place to raise them. For numerous years, Dallas was employed in the accounting field. In 2010, Dallas chose the self-employment route, investing in her first real estate investment property. She quickly grew her business in southern Alberta to include 15 more properties and is currently exploring expansion into the US market. Dallas is actively involved in the Strathmore Golf Club Ladies Association in efforts to improve ladies events and to increase the female membership at Strathmore Golf Club.

 

Dallas has been married to her husband, Bryan, since 2009. Together they have four grown children, and one grandchild. Dallas took up the game of golf in 2012 and has quickly developed a passion for the sport. She enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, and playing golf with her husband, family, and friends.

 

Al Olson

Greg Silver was born in London Ontario and came to Calgary in 1981. He spent a number of years working in the seismic business before he joined the printing world. Greg has held virtually every position in the printing business from press-helper to General Manager throughout his long career.
 
Greg is happily married to his wife Maria,together they live in the SE side of Calgary and will one day move to the Strathmore area. Greg has 3 children, Taylor, Rachel and Nicole. As well he is lucky enough to have 
2 grandchildren Shelby and Caine.
 
Greg is a strong advocate of the game of golf and of course the Strathmore Golf Club which he has been a member of since 2009.

 

Bio coming soon.