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Governance

Committees

Committees

Alumni & Awards Committee

The Alumni and Awards Committee is an operations committee of Volleyball Canada. The Committee is to provide leadership and direction to help enhance Volleyball Canada’s alumni relations and oversee the awards and recognition programs. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: Marlene Hoffman
• Membership: Greg Williscroft, Sylvie Bigras, Monica Hitchcock, Wayne Hellquist, Lucie Leclerc

Athlete and Coach Pathways Committee (Formerly DDC)

The Committee on Athlete and Coach Pathway is an operations committee of Volleyball Canada. The Committee is to provide leadership for the development of indoor and beach volleyball in Canada, in accordance with the principles of Volleyball Canada’s Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: Brian Newman
• Membership: Monette Boudreau-Carroll, Ed Drakich, Kerry MacDonald, Keith Hansen, Jim Plakas, Julien Boucher, Ian Halliday, Dawna Sales

Athletes Council

The Athlete’s Council represents Volleyball Canada’s national team athletes and acts as their collective voice to the Board of Directors. The Athlete’s Council serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: Cam Wheelan
• Membership: TBC

Critical Issues Committee

The Committee will assist the Board of directors with issues that fall within Volleyball Canada’s jurisdiction and must be addressed in a timely matter with expert, and possibly legal, advice. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: TBC
• Membership: TBC

Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee will assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to ethics, discipline and complaints within Volleyball Canada’s jurisdiction. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: Dan MacIntosh

Finance and Audit Committee

The Finance and Audit Committee will assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities over Volleyball Canada’s financial reporting, internal control, external audit, and risk management. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: Joanne Mortimer
• Membership: Kevin Boyles; Howard Hum; Linden Leung

High Performance Management Committee

The High-Performance Management Committee is an operations committee of Volleyball Canada. The Committee is to provide leadership and direction to Volleyball Canada’s high-performance programs. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: Mark Eckert
• Membership: Julien Boucher; Ed Drakich; Kerry MacDonald

Ad-Hoc Committee on High Performance Training Centres

The Ad Hoc Committee on High Performance Training Centres will assist the Board of Directors understand the benefits of leasing and owning its national team training centres and how Volleyball Canada can create the optimal high-performance training environment.

• Membership: TBC

Nominations and Elections Committee

The Nomination and Election Committee leads recruitment, evaluation and succession planning for the Board of Directors.

• Chair: Gord Peterson
• Membership: TBC

National Beach Committee

The Beach National Championship Committee is an operations committee of Volleyball Canada. The Committee is to provide leadership, guidance and expertise to help oversee the successful planning and delivery of all beach national championships. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: David Caughran
• Membership: Vincent Larivée, Jay Nuttall, Cher Schriver, Lia Diffin, Sandra de Graaff

National Indoor Committee

The Indoor National Championship Committee is an operations committee of Volleyball Canada. The Committee is to provide leadership, guidance and expertise to help oversee the successful planning and delivery of all indoor national championships.The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: Greg Ryan
• Membership: John Richard, Brad Moyer, Bruce Edwards, Greg Solecki, David Caughran, Sandra de Graaf

Ad-Hoc Committee on Strategic Planning

The Ad Hoc Committee on Strategic Planning will assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to consulting on Volleyball Canada’s strategic planning. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.

• Chair: MC Rousseau
• Membership: TBC

Ad-Hoc Committee on Policy Alignment

The Committee will make a recommendation to the Volleyball in Canada community on a path forward for policy alignment. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board and/or operations staff.


• Chair: Robin Guy
• Membership: Kevin Boyles; Doramy Ehling (Volleyball BC); Paul Worden (Volleyball NS); John Blacher (Volleyball Manitoba); Jo-Anne Ljubicic (Ontario Volleyball Association); Steven Indig (Sport Law Canada)

For any questions about Volleyball Canada's committees, please contact info@volleyball.ca