Interview with Clive Buist

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Title

Interview with Clive Buist

Description

Born in England in 1952, raised in Toronto and currently residing in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Clive Buist spent 29 years as Director of Parks and Recreation for Niagara-on-the-Lake beginning in 1985. In this interview he explains how he worked closely with the NOTL Tennis Club throughout his position, even becoming member from 1986 to 1991. During his time as Director of Parks and Recreation, Clive was instrumental in helping the Club raise money for and implementing the omni courts. He also played an important role in helping the Tennis Club achieve funding grants for the building of the Pavilion in the 90s. Clive’s role was central to fostering a strong and mutually-beneficial working relationship between the Tennis Club and the NOTL Town Council.

Subject

Municipal Government Relationships
Interclub Relationships
Community Relationships
Social Events
Volunteerism
Youth Program
Tennis Club Stigma

Date

2020-08-17

Format

video

Identifier

NTOH-002

Interviewer

Williamson, Adam

Interviewee

Buist, Clive

Language

English

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.

Duration

00:20:15

Interview Keyword

Community
Members
Social
Parks and Recreation
Omni court(s)


Citation

“Interview with Clive Buist,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed June 27, 2022, https://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/64.