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Local Committee Members

In compliance with Special Olympics BC regulations, we have an elected Local Committee. These volunteers meet regularly to set overall policy and manage operational issues relating to the programs.

Click here to view an organizational chart for Victoria Special Olympics executive

 Read more about becoming a Local Committee volunteer

 Head Coach's contact information

Name Position Contact
Kendal Alston Local Coordinator 778-679-7672
kendal.alston@gmail.com
Joy Croll Past Local Coordinator 250-208-6313
somaryjoy@gmail.com
Taylor Lawrence Secretary 250-919-0536
specialo.taylor@gmail.com
Trudy Goodman Treasurer 250-595-3437
specotrudy@gmail.com
Lisa Yaremcio Volunteers' Coordinator 250-474-4870
volunteercoordinatorspecialo@gmail.com
Kyle Eriksen Athletes' Coordinator 250-508-3984
specialokyle@gmail.com
Vacant Sport and Competition Coordinator
Kailee Bowman Head Coach Coordinator 250-812-9714
kbowman@xplornet.ca
Andrea Boyes Public Relations Coordinator 250-213-2023
specialo.andrea@gmail.com

 

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Sub-Committee Members

Sub-Committee volunteers report to a member of the Local Committee.

 Read more about becoming a Sub Committee volunteer
NamePositionContact
Jo Osborne Athlete Registrar 250-385-4646
athleteregistrar@gmail.com
Hilary O'Reilly Volunteer Recruiter 778-847-4433
specialo.volunteerrecruiter@gmail.com
Karen Hamblett Facilities Coordinator 250-479-0780
specialokaren@gmail.com
Thomas Broeren Volunteers' Registrar 250-472-8363
volunteerregistrar@gmail.com
Steve Newton Volunteer Reference Administrator 250-479-8061
sjnewt1@shaw.ca
Shannon Dempster Travel Coordinator 250-580-4916
sdemp@shaw.ca
Ian Bashford Equipment and Uniform Coordinator 250-744-2296
ibash@telus.net
Joan Gagnon Social Events Organizer 250-477-8091
joanandgary@telus.net
Donna Page Grapevine Broadcaster 250-389-1214
donnapage59@gmail.com
Nicole Bracewell Coach Education Coordinator 250-478-2569
victoriaeducationcoordinator@gmail.com
Bob Vanderford Photographer bobvanderford@shaw.ca
Gayle Palas Social Media Coordinator gayle@groundedstrategies.ca
Vacant Coordinator of Special Events
Tess van Straaten Public Speaking Organizer tess@cheknews.ca
Tanya Switucka Behavioural Advisor Home: 250-298-7876
Cell: 250-415-9323.
tswitucka@gmail.com
Karen Hallam Development Officer 250-995-1580
kalor@telus.net