Bliss named top umpire

DonnaBlissDonna Bliss, of Durham Bridge has been selected as the 2016 RCA “Umpire of the Year” by  Rowing Canada Aviron.  She will be presented the award at the national awards banquet held on Saturday, January 28th in Vancouver, B.C.

“I feel very honoured to be chosen as I have worked with many umpires across the country and know what a dedicated and deserving group of people they are,” said Bliss.

Over her 13 years, Donna has umpired locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and has been very involved with the Fredericton Rowing Club including organizing and running the indoor middle school program as well as other club initiatives.