Canadian Fencing Federation Committees

Coaching Development Committee

The Coaching Development Committee’s role is to provide leadership, guidance and expertise to oversee the successful development, delivery and evaluation of all CFF coaching development programs.

Members:

  • David Howes – Co-Chair (Executive Director)

This committee is currently seeking additional members – email ed@fencing.ca

This committee’s Terms of Reference are currently being developed.

 

Competitions Committee

The Competitions Committee’s role is to provide leadership, guidance and expertise to oversee the successful planning and delivery of all CFF competitions, including all events that are in partnership with respective hosts as selected by CFF.
Members:

  • Stephen Symons – Chair
  • Sylvie Clement
  • Kristine Richardson
  • Esther Lapointe
  • Antoine Gouin – Armoury

This committee is currently seeking additional members – email ed@fencing.ca

Click here for the Committee’s Terms of Reference.

 

Finance and Audit Committee

The Finance and Audit Committee’s role is to provide financial oversight and oversee optimal allocation of available revenues.

Members:

  • Kelly Grieves – Chair (Board)
  • Lucie Hamelin (Board)
  • David Howes (Executive Director)
  • Kathy Hare (Finance Manager)

This committee’s Terms of Reference are currently being developed.

 

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee’s role is to facilitate the CFF’s ongoing compliance with all statutory and regulatory instruments governing its affairs, and ensure alignment of the Organization’s policy and governance frameworks with Not-for-Profit sector best practices.

Members:

  • Dmitry Balashov – Chair (Board)
  • Christopher Kalantzis (Board)
  • Stephen Symons
  • Kristian Lidstrom
  • Andrew Di Lullo

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High Performance Committee

The High Performance Committee’s role is to provide leadership and direction to CFF’s High Performance Programs.

Members:

  • Benjamin Manano – Chair
  • Jean-Marie Banos
  • Mike Pederson
  • Igor Tikhomirov
  • Monica Peterson

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Officials Committee

The Officials Committee’s role is to provide leadership and direction to CFF’s Officials programs.
Members:

  • Manuel Belmonte – Chair
  • Vincent Pelletier
  • Alex Kuznetsov
  • Caroline Granholm
  • Michael Ivankovic

This committee’s Terms of Reference are currently being updated

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Parafencing Committee

The Parafencing Committee’s role is to oversee the development and delivery of high performance programs for fencers with a disability.

Members:

  • Lynn Seguin – Chair
  • Benjamin Manano, HPD

The Committee is currently seeking additional members – email ed@fencing.ca

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Sports Medicine Committee

The role of the Sports Medicine Committee is to support and optimize competitive sport performance through the delivery of high quality and evidence-based sport medicine and science services to our athletes, coaches, and members.

Members:

  • Nader Abdelkader – Chair

The Committee is currently seeking additional members – email ed@fencing.ca

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Veterans Committee

The Veterans Committee’s role is to provide leadership, guidance and expertise to promote Veterans fencing in Canada.
Members:

  • Gaby Weisz – Chair
  • Veronika Ho
  • Lucie Hamelin
  • Mark Ballard
  • Svetoslav Marinov
  • Howard Simmons

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Domestic Development Committee

The Domestic Development Committee’s role is to provide leadership for the development of fencing in Canada, in accordance with the principles of CFF’s Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Model.

  • This committee is currently inactive

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Historical Committee

The Historical Committee’s role is to preserve and archive the history of fencing in Canada.

  • This committee is currently inactive

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For any questions about CFF Program Committees, please send an email to ed@fencing.ca