Executive Team

 

Dennis Ewaniuk

President

Dennis has 38 years of policing experience in various roles. He spent 28 years working at 14 Division where his duties ranged from general investigations, drugs squad, and the plainclothes unit. He also administered the Case Preparation office. Dennis was elected to the Toronto Police Association in 1994 where he spent the next ten years as Director of Education and Research and Director of Member Services. Recognizing the importance of communication, Dennis established the Weekly Update, an information bulletin sent by the TPA to its members.

After his retirement, Dennis was elected as President of the TPPA in 2012 and was acclaimed in 2014. Initiatives introduced by Dennis during his leadership of the TPPA include: Designing, implementing and maintaining an interactive website. Encouraging and improving communication with the TPPA membership. Reviewing and updating the TPPA Constitution. Establishing the TPPA non-for-profit status. Updating the TPPA office furniture and equipment. Introducing electronic balloting. Widening the location of venues for the monthly General Meetings.

 

Keith Bland

1st. Vice-President

 

Keith has over 33 years policing experience in various roles. He has worked in uniform, old clothes, CIB, and other specialized units. He was a Steward for the Toronto Police Association for a two year period while at 53 Division. Keith retired from 52 Division  in 2004 and was elected to 1st. Vice President of the Toronto Police Pensioners Association in 2004.

Keith was acclaimed 1st. Vice-President for a second term in 2015.

 

Noel Camilleri

2nd. Vice-President

Noel has over 34 years policing experience. His career included 20 years at 54 Division doing various duties and included secondments to 52 Division Major Crime, Homicide, Morality Drugs and the Gambling Squad. Noel was promoted to Sergeant and transferred to 53 Division. Noel was later transferred to the newly formed ARU Unit and then to the Headquarters Duty Desk. Noel worked his last 5 years at the Courts Bureau and he retired in 2010.

Noel was acclaimed as 2nd Vice President of the Toronto Police Pensioners Associationin 2014 where he continues to proudly serve the members and remains committed to improving the member’s status.

 

 

 

Roger Dodson

Secretary

Roger has 40 years of policing experience. He started his policing career with the City of Owen Sound Police Force in 1968 and then went to the Town of Wiarton. Roger joined the Toronto Police Service in 1975. Roger started at 55 Division doing general police duties, Court Liaison Officer, Administration, Station Duty, Booking Officer, Community Relations, C.I.B. and assisted with the Pilot Project for the Mini Station. Roger was then transferred to the Employment Office. Roger then moved onto the Staff Counselling Office where he was promoted to Sergeant and managed the unit for the next 11 years. He was then transferred to Employee and Family Assistance Program. Roger managed the unit until his retirement in 2008. Roger was a Chief Steward for the Toronto Police Association and is a Police Chaplain for the Toronto Police Service.

Roger was elected as Secretary for the Toronto Police Pensioners Association in 2009.

 

Charlene Baptist

Executive Assistant

Charlene had over 26 years of policing experience, Most of her career was spent in divisions, commencing in 32 Division and 41 Division. After being promoted to Sergeant she was transferred to 54 Division. At 54, she was a road Sergeant and a Detective in the Youth Bureau/ Street Crime Unit. She was promoted to Staff Sergeant and transferred to the Staff Planning Unit where she was involved in Uniform transfers and Promotional processes. Charlene was then transferred to 42 Division where she eventually retired as a uniform Staff Sergeant in 2014.

During her career with the service Charlene spent 10 years involved in the Toronto Police Amateur Association, first as a Site Representative at 54 Division and then becoming part of the Executive. In addition, she was involved in the Widows and Orphans organization, volunteering as a Board member.

Charlene joined the Toronto Police Pensioners Association in 2015 as Executive Assistant.