Sport Calgary Congratulates Mary Moran on Being Named CEO of Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation

CALGARY, Alberta — Sport Calgary congratulated Mary Moran (Sport Calgary Board of Directors) on being named CEO of the Calgary 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games bid.

“Mary is the perfect choice as CEO for the Calgary 2026 bid committee,” said Murray Sigler, Sport Calgary CEO. “She is a champion for Calgary as a city and understands our global potential.”

“Mary has shown her passion for sport through her involvement with our Board of Directors, and we at Sport Calgary know that Calgary 2026 is a stronger group today because of her appointment.”

As an independent voice for sport in Calgary, Sport Calgary has been supportive of the bid exploration process to date, and looks forward to supporting the public engagement efforts that will occur in the coming months as Calgarians are informed of the facts of a potential bid.

About Sport Calgary

Sport Calgary is a volunteer non-profit society, representing sport in the city of Calgary. Sport Calgary is an official Civic Partner of the City of Calgary. As an advocate of sport, we strive to assist, support and influence the growth of sport in Calgary by:

  • Playing a lead role in the implementation of the Calgary Civic Sport Policy, and ensuring it continues to create a vision for sport in Calgary from introductory to high performance levels

  • Continually identifying and assessing the needs of the sport community and facility stakeholders

  • Encouraging development and enhancement of appropriate facilities and the efficient utilization of current facilities

  • Fostering collaboration within the sport community and coordination of resources amongst stakeholders to develop and enhance facilities

  • Increasing the profile of sport in Calgary, and advocating the values and benefits of sport

  • Facilitating education and training opportunities for athletes, coaches, officials, administrators, parents and volunteers

  • Acting as a resource for sport organizations

  • Encouraging the hosting of sport events and sport tourism in Calgary

 

David Benson