Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected every year and is responsible for the Club’s strategic leadership and long-term planning, governance and the overall health and growth of the Club.

Board of Directors 2023-2024

Muthanna Subbaiah (President)

Muthanna is an avid tennis fan and his limited skills are compensated by his love of the game. He has been a member of OTLBC since 2009. When he is not on the courts, Muthanna is working to create a more prosperous and inclusive Canada. He is an entrepreneur and is Managing Partner for Artelli Inc. a boutique consulting company offering strategy execution and intelligent process automation solutions. Muthanna is also active in the community, having been a member of the OSCA board and Chair of the environmental organization 350Ottawa. Muthanna is hoping to help the club achieve the vision of its members. His own vision is to see OTLBC become a premier tennis facility and an integral part of the Ottawa landscape for decades to come. He dreams of one day walking into an OTLBC that boasts of not only having the finest facilities in the city but one that is also fiscally prosperous.

Andrew Bradley (Vice President)

Andrew’s first exposure to OTLBC was when he attended tennis camp as a child. He joined OTLBC approximately eight years ago and wants to help it become sustainable over the long term. Andrew has worked in construction for two decades, earned his carpentry license 10 years ago and has been an independent contractor since 2010. In 2017, he volunteered to level the floor in the Club’s playroom, a first step toward its renovation. He has also volunteered with the children’s clinics that his daughter attends. Andrew and his family like to spend their summer weekends by the OTLBC pool.

Pierrette Richard, CPA-CA (Treasurer)

Pierrette has been an active member of the OTLBC for over 20 years. Being a passionate tennis player, she has been able to share her enthusiasm for the club with many friends and family. Over the years, her family has participated in many of the summer programs offered, including swimming lessons and tennis camps. Recently retired from Canada Post, Pierrette is now able to leverage her extensive (over 30 years) financial management experience as an OTLBC volunteer board member. She is a CPA-CA who has gained a wealth of knowledge through diverse responsibilities such as, comptroller for a large corporate transformation, financial manager for real estate initiatives and treasurer for United Way campaigns. Pierrette has served as an administrative volunteer for the Mont Tremblant Ski Club and is currently the treasurer of a condo association. Pierrette is a proud Acadian from New Brunswick. She is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and has been living in the neighbouring community of Old Ottawa East with her husband and their two children for many years. During the summer months you will regularly find Pierrette at the OTLBC enjoying a spirited game of tennis with close friends. As an avid skier, the winter months are reserved for her second favorite sport!

William Brown (Will/Bill)

Will was born and raised in Ottawa’s west end. After high school, he attended Queen’s University in Kingston. Will holds an MBA, major in finance, from the University of Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand. In addition, he holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Will met his wife, Elaine, in Ottawa prior to moving to New Zealand in the late 1980s. They have two grown daughters, both of whom inherited their parents’ love of travel and living aboard. Will recently retired from Export Development Canada with his most recent role as Regional VP, Asia based in Singapore. It was in Singapore that Will took up tennis and quickly developed a passion for the sport. He joined the OTLBC upon his return to Canada, and the club became an integral part of his summer life in Ottawa. Wil’s wife Elaine has also joined the club for the coming season.

Sean Whittaker

Sean Whitaker is a newer club member and a recent convert to tennis (previously a rower). Sean has extensive project management experience, which has included the full concept to feasibility design and operational transition to execution of major capital projects. He works globally for a large mining firm and has held positions operating in several countries. Sean has extensive experience in developing and optimizing projects and working with community partners to identify legacy projects and support alternative business initiatives. These are some of the skills he hopes to bring to the OTLBC.

Helen Beck

Helen and her family have lived in Old Ottawa South for almost 40 years and she joined OTLBC upon her retirement 5 years ago. Helen is a retired lawyer who worked with the Federal Government for 35 years. As Senior Legal Counsel with the Privy Council Office and Human Resources and Development Canada, Helen provided strategic and operational legal advice on senior personnel and human resources matters, as well as diverse legislative and policy initiatives. Helen was also the Chair, PCO Employment Equity & Diversity Advisory Committee. Helen has also provided advice on the Canada Labour Code, Employment Equity Act and related legislation, as well as Aboriginal self-government and legislative initiatives. Although Helen took up tennis later in life, Helen now plays year around and you can find her on the OTLBC courts many times a week during the OTLBC tennis season. 

Karen Capen

Karen is a retired lawyer from the Federal Government’s Department of Justice, with additional experience working as legal counsel with central agencies. She has become familiar with notfor-profit law through her work on a few different Ottawa Boards of Directors, some with a focus on sports and recreation and another, most recently, with a local community health centre. At the OTLBC, she began her volunteer activities with the Governance and Nominations Committee. She began to play tennis as a retirement project and enjoys singles, doubles and clinic sessions with the club’s pros. A graduate of Concordia University with an MA and extended PhD studies, she later attended McGill’s School of Law, with degrees in both civil and common law. 

Daniel Kerry

Daniel is a Director within Deloitte’s Finance and Performance Management Consulting practice in Ottawa. Daniel transferred to the Canadian Practice in 2015 from London, UK where he was key member of the Finance Strategy Team. Daniel has over 17 years of professional services experience within Finance helping clients improve their performance and effectiveness. Daniel and his family have been OTLBC members for 3 years and are active participants in many of the tennis and family OTLBC programs. His wife Claire is also volunteering on the 100-year anniversary celebration committee. Dan passionately believes in the OTLBC mandate and role the club plays in the neighbourhood. Daniel is a Fellow of the Institute of England and Wales Chartered Accountants (ICAEW). He is graduate of the University of Durham, UK (BA Politics) and the University of York, UK (Master of European Economic and Political Integration - awarded with distinction). 

*Denotes a new Director for the 2022-2023 season.

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