Tim Powers: New Chairman of Rugby Canada's Board of Directors

Posted by Ottawa Irish Rugby Club on Apr 22 2016 at 12:32PM PDT

Tim Powers has played and volunteered for the Irish for many years. In addition to being a force in the pack, Tim has played to critical role in organizing many prestigious rugby events including the first Rugby on the Parliament Hill event in 2009 to support the Military Families Fund, as well as bringing many international and provincial level games to Ottawa. He has been on the Rugby Canada board since 2012 and was recently named the Chairman of the Board.

When he’s not playing or involved in rugby strategic planning, Tim is the Vice-Chairman of Summa Strategies, a leading Canadian public affairs consulting firm, and the Managing Director of Abacus Data, an opinion research company, both headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. Powers is also a media commentator, appearing frequently on CBC’s “Power and Politics”. He regularly reports for the “Voice of the Common Man” radio station and serves as a guest host. Additionally, he writes for the Hill Times newspaper.

The Irish wish him all the best with his newest appointment.