Cycling Canada Welcomes New Board Members
Ottawa, ON (October 14, 2021) – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the results of its 2021 Board of Directors Election from its Annual Meeting held via video conference on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. This year, Cycling Canada’s provincial and territorial member associations voted to elect four directors-at-large from a slate of 15 total nominees. Each of these directors will serve 2-year terms in the role of director-at-large.
Cycling Canada directors, elected September 28, 2021:
- Mark Gilligan (Toronto, ON)
- Pierre LaFlamme (Quebec City, QC)
- Peter Lawless (Victoria, BC)
- Kelly Murray (Fredericton, NB)
In a meeting of the Board of Directors subsequent to the Annual Meeting, the Board of Cycling Canada re-appointed Pierre LaFlamme as Chair of the Board for a term of one year and also appointed Curt Harnett (Toronto, ON) to the Board as an additional director-at-large, also for a term of one year.
Cycling Canada would like to extend a warm welcome to its new and returning directors as well as a sincere thank you to all of the candidates who put their names forward as nominees in the election. A very special thank you also goes to outgoing director Bill Kinash (Regina, SK) for his immense contributions and commitment to the organization over his time on the board, which included a term as President of Cycling Canada from 2002 to 2005 as well as a ten-year term as President of the Saskatchewan Cycling Association from 1992 to 2002.
Continuing their ongoing terms on the Cycling Canada Board of Directors are Mark Collins (Georgetown, ON), Louizandre Dauphin (Markham, ON) and Shauna Finlay (Edmonton, AB).
The role of Cycling Canada’s Board of Directors is to provide overall strategic direction, leadership and stability for the organization. The Board establishes the overall mission and purpose for the organization and it is responsible for a number of key governance-related activities including approving the appointment of (and providing direction to) the CEO and senior management team, the development and adoption of organizational policies, financial oversight and approval of the annual budget.
About Cycling Canada
Cycling Canada is one of the oldest national sport organizations in Canada and has one simple purpose: to inspire Canadians to cycle. Cycling Canada administers programs to promote and grow cycling across the country, hosts national and international events and manages the National Team in all levels of international competition.
Source: Cycling Canada
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