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2021 / 2022

EXECUTIVE & DIRECTORS OF THE KOOTENAY REGION

 CHAIRPERSON                LEANNE BEDDIE                 kootenayregionchairman@gmail.com              

PAST CHAIRPERSON       JACINTA MARINA            

VICE CHAIRPERSON        KAYLA FERGUSON              kferguson0826@gmail.com        

SECRETARY                      KRISTA BRACKETT               kootenayregionsecretary@gmail.com        

TREASURER                      JILLIAN SIBBALD                 jilliansibbald@icloud.com        

COACHES REP                  MARNI KREUTZER              mlwil@live.ca        

DIRECTOR                         SHELLEY VERHELST           dominicv@telus.net            

DIRECTOR                         LESLEY RUNZER                 Lesley.Runzer@gmail.com              

DIRECTOR                         LARISSA VERHELST            verhelstlarissa1@gmail.com        

 DIRECTOR                        KATHRYN EDWARDS          kathrynheron@gmail.com        

DIRECTOR                         HARMONY LLOYD               ferniesctreasurer@gmail.com

 

Who We Are

Vision

Inspiring all Canadians to Embrace the Joy of Skating.

Mission

Skate Canada will have a continuing legacy of champions and be recognized as a leader in the delivery of skating programs.

Values

Healthy Lifestyle

Skating instills a love of physical activity that contributes to the health and happiness of all who participate.

Life Skills

Goal-setting, discipline, perseverance, and lessons about competing with integrity, winning fairly and losing gracefully are skills that are valuable in all aspects of life.

Building Community

Pursuing learning and reaching goals in the company of others creates a sense of community and a willingness to give back to one’s larger community.

Creativity/Innovation

The collaborating process between coach and athlete, instructor and skater, ice and movement is integral to innovative physical and aesthetic self-expression.

Excellence

Excellence is being the best skater, competitor, coach, official, administrator or leader you can be.