Meet the ownership group behind the Sioux Lookout Bombers!
| Joe Cassidy, President
Joe has worked with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry for 14 years, currently as a Senior Resource Management Technician. In addition to running the local men’s league with Matt, Joe also manages his own team in the League for the past 6 years. In 2018, Joe was elected to Sioux Lookout Municipal Council, where he also sits on the Parks & Recreation Committee.
| Matt Cairns, Vice President
Matt is self-employed as the CEO of Slate Falls Air, and serves the regional aviation industry as President of the Northwestern Ontario Air Carriers Association. Matt has previous experience at the executive level of several community organizations including the Sioux Lookout Non Profit Housing Corporation and the Sioux Lookout Chamber of Commerce. He is a co-founder of the local men’s commercial hockey league, a Hockey Canada certified referee and is a head coach with Sioux Lookout Minor Hockey Association’s U7 Storm.
| James Brohm, Director of Communications
James is an avid hockey fan and hockey dad. He has filled many volunteer positions in minor hockey over the years as a coach, trainer, registrar and two terms as President. James has also volunteered with various teams including the Sioux North Girls Warriors Hockey team. James has 20+ years of marketing and sales experience in the music industry, newspaper publishing and print industries. James’ responsibilities include developing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives designed to promote awareness, and revenues for all Bombers programs. James is also responsible for the the branding and corporate identity of the team, including managing social media. James will act as principal point of contact for media, and produce and disseminate mass email communications (pre and post game, weekly report, breaking news, contests).
| Christine Hoey, Secretary / Treasurer
Christine has a long history of volunteerism and community involvement, receiving the 2013 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the 2010 Chamber of Commerce Community Spirit Award and the 2009 Jack McKenzie Memorial Award. Past president of the Sioux Lookout Chamber of Commerce and Sioux Lookout Blueberry Festival, she worked for her family’s multiple businesses throughout her career. She is currently President of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre Foundation, co-chair of the Sioux Lookout Walleye Weekend, and Treasurer of the Sioux Lookout Chamber of Commerce and Sioux Lookout Blueberry Festival.
| Nicole Carnochan, Director of Community Relations