Ron Malmas is B.C.-born, growing up in the Fraser Valley before his life journey living in the Central Cariboo and finally settling in Terrace in 2017. Ron joined Rotary in 2007 with the Rotary Club of Williams Lake Daybreak. 
He acted as club president for two terms and was as the chair of the Williams Lake Daybreak Rotary Stampede Parade for three years and started the Williams Lake Starfish program. He was successful twice at raising community funds for Shelter Box relief in Fiji in 2008 and shortly after as club President hosted a Tsunami fund raising dinner after the devastation in Japan.
Ron has two sons, three grandchildren and has been married to his husband Steven for seven years.
Together they moved to Terrace where they work side by side in the funeral industry. After joining the Rotary Club of Terrace Skeena Valley upon arrival to Terrace, Ron has been the Membership chair, Learning and Development chair and the Rotary Club of Skeena Valley Starfish Pack chair. 
Not to let his enthusiasm for all things Rotary slow him down, Ron accepted a three-year term on the District 5040 Board of Directors 2018-2021 as board liaison to district membership. He is a Paul Harris +5 recipient as a regular donor to the Rotary Foundation.
Ron has accepted the position of Assistant District Governor for District 5040 serving five clubs in the Northwest, Prince Rupert Rotary, Terrace Rotary Club, The Rotary club of Terrace Skeena Valley, The Rotary Club of Kitimat, and the Rotary Club of Smithers. Ron loves to be active in Rotary and looks forward to serving under four District Governors before his term is done in 2024.