Honorary Chair:

Mayor Doug Joyner

His Worship Douglas Joyner currently serves as Mayor of the Township of West Lincoln and on Niagara Regional Council.  Mayor Joyner has been a supporter and rider with Evan’s Ride since it’s start in 2009.  In 2013, Mayor Joyner was named the event’s Honorary Chair and he has been asked serving in this capacity ever since.  The mayor always brings his enthusiasm, humour, knowledge and steadfast support to the job.

Opening Ceremonies Emcee:

Chris Biggs

Chris Biggs is one half of the Biggs & Barr Show during the wee morning hours on 97.7 HTZ-FM as well as co-owner of the Forty Public House, Grimsby’s finest gastro-pub. Chris’ irreverent humour is matched by his support for the cause as a father of a son with autism.

Dale Sheldrake:

Dale Sheldrake

Len’s brother, Dale Sheldrake, is an award-winning sound editor, producer, director and writer best known for his work on the television series Vikings, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Borgias the feature film, Crash, as well as many others.  In 2009, the production company he founded, Please Stay Tuned, produced a touching and impactful, 6 1//2 minute video documenting the 1st Evan’s Ride for Autism.  This video has been screened at two international film festivals featuring films by and for disabled communities: Picture This in Calgary and Bosifest in Belgrade, Serbia.

This year, Dale is returning to update the original documentary short film.

Danielle Doucette, RMT:

Danielle Doucette, RMT

AAAh!  The post-ride massage is back!  Danielle Doucette, Registered Massage Therapist and the owner and operator of West Lincoln Massage Therapy will be on hand to apply her experienced and skills to ease our riders’ aches and pains (or simply to give themselves  a little post-ride reward).