Ken Neal

Ken NealWithout people like Ken Neal, service award induction into the PITA Hall of Fame would be lacking in members. Behind shooting victories are hard working members, financially supporting, and insuring rules and regulations are followed.

Born in 1919 in Alberta, a member of the Canadian Navy for 25 years, Ken held various jobs until retiring finally in 1985. Ken has fully devoted his time and energy to supporting and raising the quality of British Columbia Trapshooting Association. Constant involvement, board positions, delegations and a 5-year period holding almost all positions on the PITA Board, Ken remains for the past 40 years and continuing today, an outstanding example of commitment to the sport of shooting.

Career highlights:

  • President of the BCTA, 1969-72.
  • Served on Handicap Committee, 1973-76, ‘88.
  • Served as Secretary/Treasurer of BCTA for 18 years (1979-96).
  • Five years on the PITA Executive Board; held positions of Delegate at Large, 1st Vice-President, Vice-President, & Chairman of the Rules Committee.
  • Active on Board of the Victoria Gun Club, 1962-67.
  • Involved in the BC Federation of Shooting Sports (organization of all shooting disciplines), 1982-86,