Reg Madison
District Governor
DG 2017 - 2018
Reg, born and educated in Alberta, moved to Ontario in 1962. After broadcasting for 13 years, he joined Mutual Life of Canada in 1970. After 43 years in the financial services business, he retired in 2012.
Reg joined the Rotary Club of Brantford Sunrise in 2003 and became their Club president in 2009/2010. He has served his district in many capacities:
  • Assistant Governor from 2010 to 2013 and District Conference Chair in 2013.
  • 2 years as co-chair Assistant Governor Development and a year as co-chair of Club Leadership Training.
  • He’s a trained facilitator and graduate of the Rotary Leadership Institute.
  • Reg is a three-time Paul Harris Fellow and a member of the Paul Harris Society. He and Loretta became members of the Bequest Society in 2009. 
  • They have attended 8 Rotary International Conventions and have hosted 5 youth exchange students.
Reg and Loretta are the proud parents of three sons, three daughters and have eight grandchildren. He enjoys family, travel, golf, curling, spectator sports, cooking and music. He’s been giving back to his community for years now, including:
  • 20 years coaching minor baseball and hockey, including winning 5 provincial championships.
  • 23 years chairing the Brant Country Organ Donor Bonspiel.
  • Past president of the Lung Association, Brantford General Hospital Foundation, and the Brantford Golf and Country Club.
  • Currently co-chair of the David Hearn Golf Classic for the benefit of the Alzheimer’s Society.
  • In 1998 he established a single malt tasting club with 22 members. The chapter now boasts more than 250 members who enjoy gourmet meals paired to fine whisky every two months.