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:

    • Barbara Daniel – Chair
    • Alex Martin
    • Elya Perritt
    • Lynn Seguin
    • Marc-André Leblanc
    • Olivier Tyteca
    • Patricia Howes
    • Luc Thériault (Board rep)

Coaching Development Committee Terms of Reference

 

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
  • Antoine Gouin – Armoury
  • Esther Lapointe
  • Kristine Richardson
  • Sylvie Clement
  • John French (Board rep)

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

Competition Committee 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)
  • David Howes (Executive Director)
  • Kathy Hare (Finance Manager)
  • Luc Thériault (Board)

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)
  • Andrew Di Lullo
  • Christopher Kalantzis (Board)
  • Kristian Lidstrom
  • Stephen Symons

Governance Committee Terms of Reference

 

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
  • Igor Tikhomirov
  • Jean-Marie Banos
  • Mike Pederson
  • Monica Peterson
  • Chris Kalantzis (Board rep)

High Performance Committee Terms of Reference

 

Officials Committee

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

  • Manuel Belmonte – Chair
  • Alex Kuznetsov
  • Caroline Granholm
  • Michael Ivankovic
  • Vincent Pelletier
  • Dmitry Balashov (Board rep)

This committee’s Terms of Reference are currently being updated

Officials Committee Terms of Reference

 

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
  • Orion Stone-McNeil
  • Patrice Duclos
  • Yann Bernard (Board rep)

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

Parafencing Committee Terms of Reference

 

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
  • Cedric Boutet
  • Kelleigh Ryan
  • Lisa Huzel
  • Tony Revitt
  • Luc Thériault (Board rep)

Sports Medicine Committee Terms of Reference

 

Veterans Committee

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

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

Veterans Committee Terms of Reference

 

 

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

Domestic Development Committee Terms of Reference

 

Historical Committee

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

  • This committee is currently inactive

Historical Committee Terms of Reference

 

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