Governance

Boards & Committees

Boards & Committees

Volleyball Canada Board of Directors is a policy governing board, which sets policy and hires a President & Chief Executive Officer to implement policy and the day-to-day work of the organization.
The Board is accountable to the Provincial/Territorial Volleyball Associations (Active Members).

2017/2018 Board of Directors

  • Chair: Kevin Boyles
  • National Team Athlete Director: Julie Young
  • Member-at-large: Guylaine Dumont
  • Member-at-large: Howard Hum
  • Member-at-large: Joanne Mortimore
  • Member-at-large: Dan MacIntosh
  • Member-at-large: Monica Hitchcock

Standing Committee Chairs

  • Nominations & Elections Committee: Dave Carey
  • Finance & Audit Committee: Howard Hum   
  • Legal Committee: Debra Armstrong 
  • Ethics Committee: Dan MacIntosh
  • External Relations Committee: Mark Eckert
  • Athletes Commission: Julie Young

Domestic Development Committee (DDC)

  • Chair: Brian Newman
  • Member: Jason Trepanier
  • Member: Monette Boudreau-Carroll
  • Member: Angie Shen
  • Member: Jonathan Chevrier
  • Member: Chris Densmore
  • Member: Keith Hansen
  • Member: Jim Plakas
  • VC Staff: James Sneddon

National Indoor Committee (NIC)

  • Chair & Participant Experience: Greg Ryan
  • Scheduling: John Richard
  • VC Representative: Brad Moyer
  • Seeding: Bruce Edwards
  • Emergency Planning & Medical: Greg Solecki
  • Communications: Josh Ryan
  • VC Staff: Sandra de Graaf

Beach Committee

  • Chair: David Caughran
  • VC Staff: Andrea Bailie

Sitting volleyball Committee

  • Chair: Kerry MacDonald
  • Athlete Rep: Jesse Ward
  • Athlete Rep: Jolan Wong
  • VC Staff: Ian Halliday

High Performance Management Committee

  • Chair: Julien Boucher
  • VC CEO: Mark Eckert
  • Member: Ed Drakich
  • Member: Hugh Wong

High Performance Beach Sub-Committee

  • Chair: Hugh Wong
  • Member: Caroline Sharp
  • Member: Dave Carey
  • VC Staff: Ed Drakich

High Performance Men's Indoor Sub-Committee

  • Chair: Julien Boucher
  • Member: Glenn Hoag
  • Athlete Rep: Steve Brinkman

High Performance Women's Indoor Sub-Committee

  • Chair: Julien Boucher
  • Athlete Rep: Tammy Mahon

National Team Athletes Representatives

  • Indoor (Male): Steve Brinkman
  • Indoor (Female): Tammy Mahon
  • Beach (Male): Cam Wheelan
  • Beach (Female): Heather Bansley
  • Sitting (Male): Jesse Ward
  • Sitting (Female): Jolan Wong

National Referee Committee (NRC)

  • Chair: Scott Borys
  • Officiating for Women: Debbie Jackson 
  • Domestic Development (Indoor): Bodan Ilkiw
  • Communications: Pat Thorne
  • Domestic Development (Beach): Omid Mojtahedi
  • International / High Performance Program Development (Indoor): Guy Bradbury 
  • International / High Performance Program Development (Beach): André Trottier 
  • Operations: Jasen Boyko
  • VC Staff: Andrea Bailie

Alumni & Awards Committee

  • Chair: Marlene Hoffman
  • Member: Greg Williscroft
  • Member: Sylvie Bigras
  • Member: Monica Hitchcock
  • Member: Wayne Hellquist
  • VC Staff: Lucie Leclerc

VC Representatives

  • Sport Canada Consultant: Sue Scherer
  • Sport Canada Hosting: David Joseph
  • Own the Podium (OTP) Consultant: Jean-Philippe Lavoie
  • Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) Consultant: Marg McGregor 
  • VC CEO, Canadian Olympic Committee (COC): Mark Eckert
  • Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) Consultant: Laura Watson
  • Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Representative: Leigh Goldie
  • U Sport Representative: Sheila-Ann Newton 
  • World Organization Volleyball for Disabled (WOVD): Wayne Hellquist 

International Commissions Representatives

  • NORCECA Beach Volleyball Commission (President) / FIVB Beach Commission (Member): Ed Drakich
  • NORCECA Beach Volleyball Commission (Coordinator): Hugh Wong
  • NORCECA Development Commission (Member): James Sneddon
  • NORCECA Technical and Coaches Commission (Secretary): Julien Boucher
  • NORCECA Sport Organizing Commission (Member): Alan Ahac 
  • NORCECA Press & Mass Commission (Member): Jackie Skender
  • NORCECA Refereeing Commission (Secretary) / FIVB Rules of the Game Commission (Member): Guy Bradbury
  • NORCECA Refereeing Commission (Beach Coordinator) / FIVB Refereeing Commission (Member): André Trottier

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