Thank you for speaking at our club today, Sir Courtney!
One of the key themes of focus this year for Rotary is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Today, Our club was excited to hear from Courtney Doldron, from the District committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Courtney Doldron has been a member of the Rotary Club of Willowdale since December 2015 and has recently transferred his membership to the Rotary Club of North York in September 2020. He has and continues to be an active participant at the club, district and international levels within Rotary. He started serving as the Director of International Services and later became club president 2018/2019 with the Rotary Club of Willowdale. As a former teacher with TDSB and TDCSB, basic literacy and education has been a passion of his. He is the past chair of the District Literacy Committee and currently serves as the Secretary of the Basic Education & Literacy Rotary Action Group (BELRAG).

Additionally, Courtney serves on the Membership Committee, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, as well as an Assistant District Governor in D7070. Internationally, he is a member of Peace RAG, Mental Health RAG and Plant Food Solutions RAG.

Courtney is a human rights, multicultural/intercultural, crosscultural consultant, and educator. Coupled with having extensive community development work related experiences, as evident in his work in Canada and Rotary Internationally, his training includes but is not limited to Tools of Tolerance, Safe SchoolAmbassador, Race Relations. Values Education, Multicultural Education and Conflict Resolution Management. He is a Peace Builder with Piece Builder International (Canada). He was awarded a Community Builder Pin by the Federal Government of Canada for Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Courtney’s has held multiple leadership roles in his passion areas including but not limited to the Caribbean Cultural Committee-Caribana, Black Coalition for Aids Prevention (Black-Cap) and Ontario Multicultural Association to name a few.