Committees

Squash Canada has a number of committees that work with the National Office Staff and Board of Directors to develop the associations’ programs. Here is a list of all the Squash Canada committees and their committee members.

High Performance Committee
  • Stephanie Edmison, Chair (Athlete Director, Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Samantha Cornett (Squash Canada Manager of Athlete Development)
  • Thomas Brinkman (BC)
  • Jonathan Hill (AB)
  • Andrew Thompson (ON)
  • Marnie Baizley (ON)
  • Yvon Provencal (QC)
  • Robin Clarke (ON)
  • Victoria Lust (BC)
  • Richard Yendell (BC)
  • Andrew Schnell (AB)

Committee Terms of Reference

Singles Officiating Committee
  • Curtis Gillespie (AB), Chair
  • Dave Howard (ON)
  • Joe Ellis (AB)
  • Les Homme (ON)
  • Viano Oghenekevwe (QC)
  • Sofia Navadeh (ON)
  • Elvira Mitraka (NS)
  • Geoffrey Johnson (Squash Canada Chief Operating Officer)

Committee Terms of Reference

Finance & Audit Committee
  • Bob Ferguson, Chair (Vice-President Finance, Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Sandra Thompson (Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Ryan Morris (Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Jeff Cook (External representative)
  • Jamie Nicholls, ex-officio (Squash Canada Chief Executive Officer)

Committee Terms of Reference

Governance Committee
  • Martha Simmons, Chair (Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Kim Watson (Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Alan Fern (Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Jamie Nicholls, ex-officio (Squash Canada Chief Executive Officer)
  • Geoffrey Johnson, ex-officio (Squash Canada Chief Operating Officer)

Committee Terms of Reference

Nominating Committee
  • Steve Wren (QC), Chair
  • Gordon Campbell, Provincial/Territorial Board Member
  • TBD, Provincial/Territorial Board Member
  • Martha Simmons, Squash Canada Board of Directors
  • Jamie Nicholls, ex-officio (Squash Canada Chief Executive Officer)

Committee Terms of Reference

Screening Committee
  • Alan Fern, Chair (Squash Canada Board of Directors)
  • Jack Dale (AB)
  • Mark Thompson (BC)
  • Luke Elliott (BC)
  • Geoffrey Johnson, ex-officio (Squash Canada Chief Operating Officer)

Committee Terms of Reference

Complaints Resolution Officer
  • Brendan Bernakevitch – bbernakevitch@mcdougallgauley.com

Note: Squash Canada is transitioning the title of Discipline Chair to Complaints Resolution Officer. This applies to all applicable policies and procedures of the organization.

Privacy Officer

Privacy Policy

Coaching Committee
  • Janet MacLeod (NS), Chair
  • Ben Uliana (BC)
  • Andrew Lynn (BC)
  • Arthur Hough (AB)
  • Marci Sier (ON)
  • Justin Saulnier (NB)
  • Geoffrey Johnson (Squash Canada Chief Operating Officer)

Committee Terms of Reference

Hardball Doubles Committee
  • Bart Sambrook (QC), Chair
  • TBA (AB)
  • TBA (ON)
  • TBA (MB)
  • TBA (BC)
  • TBA, National Examiner
  • TBA, National Examiner
  • Emily Hall (Squash Canada Programs and Communications Coordinator)
  • Kim Watson (Squash Canada Board of Directors)

Committee Terms of Reference

Canadian Squash Hall of Fame Commission
  • Steve Wren (QC), Chair
  • Rashid Aziz (BC)
  • Lolly Gillen (ON)
  • Graham Ryding (ON)
  • Gene Turk (MB)
  • Melanie Jans (ON)
  • Pat Richardson (ON)

Commission Guiding Principles

Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) Committee
  • TBD, Chair
  • Alvin Thomas (AB)
  • Brent Adamson (ON)
  • Manu Dutt (ON)
  • Giselle Delgado (BC)
  • Lisa Henderson (AB)
  • Emily Hall (Squash Canada Programs and Communications Coordinator)
  • Geoffrey Johnson (Squash Canada Chief Operating Officer)
  • Kim Watson (Squash Canada Board of Directors)

Committee Terms of Reference

Junior/Athlete Pathway Committee
  • Lauren Sachvie (ON)
  • Ben Uliana (BC)
  • Susie King (AB)
  • Trevor Borland (MB)
  • Janet MacLeod (NS)
  • Marci Sier (ON)
  • David Phillips (QC)
  • Gyanendra Singh (YT)
  • Pete Goodings (AB)
  • Samantha Cornett, Chair (Squash Canada Manager of Athlete Development)
  • Stephanie Edmison (Athlete Director, Squash Canada Board of Directors)

Committee Terms of Reference