Committees

In order to carry out all the projects that our club is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees. 
 

Name Chairs Description
Bingo Committee Volunteers at Delta Bingo. See calendar for dates.
Board The members of the Board
Bursary Committee Members responsible for information dissemination and selection of annual bursaries.
Canadian Children's Optimist Foundation Our Club Representatives for the Canadian Children's Optimist Foundation.
JOOI Advisors Optimist members who mentor and advise the Junior Optimist Club.
Membership Committee Committee for the recruitment and welcoming of new members.
Nominating Committee Takes care of nominations for executive and Board members each year.
Project Game On Committee The committee that recommends sports teams for funding by the Optimist Club of Oakville with the goal of funding teams for girls, boys and where possible children with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities.
Publicity Committee Arranges print and online publicity and advertising for the club.
Safety Village Committee to organize and perform annual and ongoing maintenance and new construction in the Halton Police Children's Safety Village.
Shrimpfest Committee Garton, Keith
Garton, Jeannie
Organizes the annual Shrimpfest Gala
Social Committee Organizes fun events for Optimist Club Members
Web Committee Set up and maintain club website.
Youth Appreciation Committee This committee works with the high schools to have them nominate a student for recognition for their volunteer contribution the Oakville community as well as their achievements in sports, academics and the arts.