Rick Bennett

Dominion Treasurer

Rick Bennett is Chair of several Dominion Command Committees including the Budget Committee, Investment Committee and Staff Pension Committee. He is also a member of the Going Forward Committee.
A member of the Fort Garry Branch #90, he has served in various positions at the Branch, District, and Provincial Command levels, including as Provincial Command President.
  • Appointed Dominion Treasurer in 2021.
  • Chairman of the LAC planning committees for the 2010 and 2018 Dominion Convention.
  • Elected Manitoba Provincial Command Honourary Treasurer in 2015.
  • Elected Manitoba Provincial Command President in 2011.
  • Elected Manitoba Provincial Command Vice-President in 2007.
  • Awarded The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
  • Presented the Meritorious Service Medal in 2016.
  • Received The Royal Canadian Legion Life Membership Award in 2008.
  • Received the Legionnaire of the Year Award in 2003.
  • Served as Branch President for three terms, 2000-2002.
  • Educational experience includes the University of Toronto.
  • Worked for National Hard Chrome Plating including as Division Manager, later managed its western Canadian arm.
  • Former Agricultural Accountant at Manitoba Sugar Co., later became Company Accountant.
  • Former Assistant to Director of Accounting for Ancillary Services at the University of Manitoba.
  • Rick and his wife Dale have celebrated over 40 years of marriage and have two children, Stacey and Cameron – the latter is a retired CAF member having completed three tours of duty in Afghanistan.
  • Rick and Dale enjoy their role as grandparents of two busy grandsons.