Alex Eloise is a retired employee of Canada Post Corporation who has given about 30 years of service to the Company. On many occasions, he represented the Corporation at the unveiling commemorative stamps of prominent Black individuals like Nelson Mandela, Viola Davis (now on the $10.00 bill), and others during the annual Black History Month celebrations.
Professionally, he is an Accountant / a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and currently enjoys his retirement, playing music (Drums, Guitar & Vocals), Golf, volunteering, and being a family man. He is Married to Nancy and they have 3 beautiful daughters and a 10 year old Grand daughter.
Alex is an active member of the St. Lucia Association and during his tenure as the President, his team helped organize the St. Lucian Talent on Parade, also known as S.T.O.P. to celebrated St. Lucian culture and provided community members the
opportunity to display their talents through education, art, dance, poetry, fashion and music.
As Treasurer of the Alta Vista School Parent Teacher Committee, he was asked to recommend to the school board of Ontario, financial control policies for Parent/Teachers committees to safeguard the collection of funds and other matters. Such recommendations were eventually used to help structure these
committee-types across the province of Ontario.
Alex served as the Accountant/adviser for Jaku Konbit a youth centred organization that focuses on empowering African/ Caribbean youth.
Alex is also a musician who teaches others to play the guitar through his passion for music. For the past 3 years, he played for the annual Christmas sing-a-long at The Cultural Arts Studio. He also played at the Black Scholarship, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent Annual Dinner and Dance Gala. In the summer pre-covid, he played regularly on the patio of St Louis Bar and Grill on Elgin street.
As a Certified; Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Wellness Specialists, Alex has led exercise classes for coworkers, youth, seniors, and the public at large. As a columnist to the Spectrum News Paper, Alex wrote articles on the virtues of the importance of exercise and proper nutrition as a preventive measure for health care, in an effort to spread the word on active living. He has also coached young women’s soccer and taught leadership skills for over eight years.
For the past three years, Alex has been involved in the Black Canadian Scholarship Fund (BCSF) golf tournament committee, to help raise funds for Black Canadian students who are financially unable to afford University Tuition. In 2019 the committee raised $9,000.00 for the bursary.
-A recognition Award from The St. Lucia Association for Outstanding Contribution to the organization.
-Community Builder Award 2017 from United Way for Community Leadership.
-A recognition award from a Member of Parliament David McGuinty for Outstanding Service and Contribution to Public Schools in Ontario.
-Gold Member – Achiever Club Award, from Canada Post Corporation for outstanding work done to accomplish established operational targets.
Alex will be on the panel at the next Barbershop Talk Series.
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