Skate Canada Sections

To make organization and administration easier, Skate Canada is divided into 10 Sections equivalent to the Canadian provinces. Yukon Territory is administered by the British Columbia Section and Nunavut and Northwest Territories are administered by the Alberta Section.

Section Telephone Email Chair
British Columbia/Yukon 1.888.752.8322 [email protected] Hilary Quick
Alberta/NWT/Nunavut 1.866.294.0663 [email protected] Bobbi-Jo Martin
Saskatchewan 306.780.9245 [email protected] Carla Laevens
Manitoba 204.925.5707 [email protected] Diane Brine
Skate Ontario 905.212.9991 [email protected] Karen Butcher
Quebec 514.252.3073 [email protected] Jocelyn Proulx
New Brunswick 506-855-1751 [email protected] Marc Robichaud
Nova Scotia 902.425.5450 [email protected] Sheila Beard
Prince Edward Island 902.368.4994 [email protected] Amy MacMillan
Newfoundland/Labrador 709.576.0509 [email protected] Bev Power

Skate Canada Board of Directors 2020-2021

Skate Canada’s Board of Directors is made up of 13 elected and appointed volunteers from across Canada. The Chief Executive Officer acts as the ex-officio taking the board total to 14. Policy and direction are established by the Board of Directors and communicated to the Sections from the National Service Centre. The board meets throughout the year and major policy decisions are taken to the wider membership of the organization through Skate Canada’s Annual General Meeting.

Position Name Term Residence
President Leanna Caron 2019-2021 Switzerland
Director at Large Glenn Fortin 2020-2022 Aurora, ON
Director at Large Jacqueline Gauthier 2019-2021 Gatineau, QC
Director at Large Guillaume Gfeller 2020-2022 Montreal, QC
Director West Janice Hunter 2020-2022 West Vancouver, BC
Director Ontario Darlene Joseph 2019-2021 Navan, ON
Director at Large Patty Klein 2019-2021 Town of Mount Royal, QC
Director Atlantic Nicole LeBlanc-Richard 2019-2021 Dieppe, NB
Director Coach Paul MacIntosh 2020-2022 Kitchener, ON
Director Quebec Pier-Luc Paquet 2020-2022 St-Constant, QC
Director Appointed Eric Radford 2020-2021 Montreal, QC
Director at Large Patrick Roch 2019-2021 St-Basile-le-Grand, QC
Director at Large Martin Smith 2020-2022 Ottawa, ON

CEO Operational Review Committee

Leanna Caron, Chair
Jacqueline Gauthier
Janice Hunter
Paul MacIntosh
Patrick Roch
Martin Smith

External Relations Committee

Leanna Caron, Chair
Debra Armstrong
Kristy Balkwill
Glenn Fortin
Benoit Lavoie
Eric Radford
Sally Rehorick

Finance & Risk Management Committee

Jacqueline Gauthier, Chair
Glenn Fortin
Guillaume Gfeller
Patty Klein
Pier-Luc Paquet
Doug Pettapiece
David Tuffs

Governance Committee

Darlene Joseph, Chair
Kristy Balkwill
Gloria Brighten
Guillaume Gfeller
Patty Klein
Paul Mallet
Martin Smith

Membership Policy Committee

Janice Hunter, Chair
Darlene Joseph
Nicole LeBlanc-Richard
Pier-Luc Paquet
Hilary Quick
David Schultz
Erica Topolski

Recruitment and Development Committee

Nicole LeBlanc-Richard, Chair
Jodi Abbott
Cynthia Benson
Leanna Caron
Brenda Hart
Paul MacIntosh
Patrick Roch

Alumni Committee

Debbi Wilkes, Chair
Cathy Dalton
Heather Kemkaran
Emery Leger
Dylon Moscovitch
Ann Shaw
Barry Soper
Nicholas Young

Coaching Development Committee

Chris Stokes, Chair
Brittany Baril
Stacey Charlton
Allie Hann-McCurdy
Stephanie Klein
Lynne Koper
John Mattatall
David Schultz
Annie Thibodeau

Fund Development Committee

Rod Garossino, Chair
Lenny Faustino
Debbie Islam
Christine Morgan

Hall of Fame Committee

Ann Shaw, Chair
Joyce Hisey
Diane Imrie
Heather Kemkaran-Antymniuk
Benoit Lavoie
Manon Perron
Sally Rehorick
Signe Ronka

High Performance Development Committee

Andrea Derby, Chair
Lee Barkell
Jennifer Beauchamp
Marie Bowness
Pascal Denis
Darlene Joseph
Jeff Lukasik
Bruno Marcotte
Joanne McLeod
Ravi Walia

Officials Assignment & Promotion Committee

Nicole LeBlanc-Richard, Chair
Jodi Abbott
Jennifer Betts
Marie Bowness
Andrea Derby
Karen Howard
Benoit Lavoie
Jayson Peace

Officials Development Committee

Debbie MacMurdo, Chair
Trevor Crowe
Brenda Hart
Melissa Houle
Sarah Miles
Genevieve Rosa
Allyson Senecal

Program Development Committee

Brett Hines, Chair
Maeve Giffin
Joanne Godin
Lindsay Hillier
Leslie Lawrence
Sharon Maki
Tammy McKay
Joanne Nickel
Mario Richard

Sections Coordinating Committee

Hilary Quick, Chair
Bobbi-Jo Martin
Carla Laevens
Donna Yee
Karen Butcher
Fanny-Eve Tapp
Marc Robichaud
Amy MacMillan
Sheila Beard
Bev Power
Leanna Caron
Janice Hunter
Darlene Joseh
Pier-Luc Paquet
Nicole LeBlanc-Richard

Sport Committees Working Group

Karen Howard, Chair
Andrea Derby
Brett Hines
Janice Hunter
Nicole LeBlanc-Richard
Debbie MacMurdo
Karen Robertson
Chris Stokes

Synchronized Skating Committee

Karen Robertson, Chair
Nancy Alexander
Jessica Brown
Cheryl Goldie
Marilyn Langlois
Angela Malorni
Patrick Roch
Shelley Simonton Barnett
Marie France Sirois

Technical Coordinating Committee

Janice Hunter, Chair
Laura Carr
Marc Andre Craig
Ron Conacher
Scott Davis
Alison Purkiss
David Schultz
Shawn Winter

Skate Canada Committee Chairs can be contacted at: [email protected]
2018-2022 Skate Canada Strategic Plan

2020 Annual Report

To view a copy of our 2020 Annual Report, please click here

Final audited Financial statements for Skate Canada by year