Board of Directors
The Guelph Giants Special Hockey Foundation is dedicated to encourage, empower and enable athletes with an intellectual disability to participate in an inclusive hockey program.
Angus Gordon is a lawyer with the Angus Gordon Law Firm in Dundas, ON. Angus has advised clients on a wide range of corporate and
commercial matters, as well as real estate transactions. In addition, he has also gained experience preparing wills and administering
estates. Angus and his wife Angie are the proud parents of two sons. In his spare time, Angus is a recreational golf & hockey
player and is pleased to be involved with the Guelph Giant’s Hockey Club.
Bob Butella has been the Executive director of Community
Living Guelph Wellington (CLGW) for the past fourteen years. CLGW provides services and supports to approximately four hundred teens
and adults with an intellectual (developmental) disability living in Guelph as well as throughout Wellington County. (You can learn
more about the fantastic programs CLGW has to offer at www.clgw.ca) Bob lives in Fergus with his wife Kim and their four children.
Mr. Butella is currently on the Executive of Fergus Minor Lacrosse and plays hockey with the Thursday Night old timers pick up crew
Derek Brodie is a graduate of the Bachelor of Commerce program from the University of Guelph. He is an advisor at Guelph’s
TD Waterhouse Private Investment Advice office. Derek originally grew up in the town of Erin where he played his minor hockey before
finishing his playing days with the Waterloo Siskins Jr. ‘B’ team. Derek’s involvement with SHI originated in 2003 as an assistant
coach with the Orangeville Wolves hockey club. Derek and his wife Alison reside in Guelph with their two kids and two Boston Terrier.
He is ecstatic that Guelph has established their own special needs hockey team and looks forward to the Giants program prospering.