Announcing a Newly Elected Board of Directors of Cheerleading Canada Inc.
We are pleased to announce with the Special Meeting of the Members of Cheerleading Canada Inc. on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 that Cheer Canada has a newly elected Board of Directors. The following eleven individuals from across the country have been elected, taking a leadership role in governance of the sport of cheerleading in Canada.
Lilly Demers (Quebec) – East Regional Director
Tanya Doerr (Ontario) – Director at Large
Krista Gerlich-Fitzgerald (British Columbia) – Vice-President & Director at Large
Jim Greenough (Alberta) – President & Pacific Regional Director
Jennifer Guiney (Alberta) – Secretary & Director at Large
Katie Kovacs (Ontario) – Athlete Rep Director
Michelle Laflamme (Quebec) – Director at Large
Ashley Markwart (Saskatchewan) – Director at Large
Erica Royal (Nova Scotia) – Treasurer & Atlantic Regional Director
Tara Savoie (Ontario) – Central Regional Director
Alissa Stewart (Saskatchewan) – West Regional Director
We want to thank a number of individuals for the roles they have played in helping develop Cheer Canada to where it is today. First of all, Chuck Holland, Patti McNeill and Mishayla Kapell, original Board members at Cheer Canada’s inception have contributed greatly to the sport in this country. To Lisa Aucoin for being a positive catalyst in bringing our country together over the past 2-1/2 years. To Doug Martin for taking leadership in the organization of Team Canada, our country’s elite athletes. And, thanks to Don Moffatt’s seasoned leadership over the past 13 months; guiding us all to this position of solidarity through collaboration.
With Cheer Canada recently revising its By-laws with the input and support of the International Cheer Union (ICU) and with cheerleading being recognized by the IOC as a provisional sport in the Olympics, our Cheer Canada Board of Directors is excited to lead the development of best in class sport governance in Cheerleading. “With the amazing depth of knowledge and passion for our sport that exists from coast to coast, the future of our sport is bright”, said Jim Greenough, President.
Stay tuned for more exciting developments.
View the official release – Cheerleading Canada – News Release – October 11, 2017