Mary Moran Selected as Chair of Sport Calgary Board of Directors

CALGARY, Alberta — Sport Calgary announced today that Mary Moran has been unanimously selected as Chair of its volunteer Board of Directors

Moran has been a long-serving member of the Sport Calgary Board of Directors. She is in the final year of her second term, after first being elected in 2014. 

Moran is the President & CEO of Calgary Economic Development (CED), which works with business, government and community partners to position Calgary as the location of choice for the purpose of attracting business investment, fostering trade and growing Calgary’s workforce. Last year, she engaged the amateur sport community as CEO of the Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation. 

She also has extensive prior leadership experience with companies like TELUS, Delta Hotels, Canadian Airlines and WARDAIR.

“Mary is the perfect choice as volunteer Chair for Sport Calgary,” said Murray Sigler (Sport Calgary CEO). “She has a lifelong involvement with amateur sport and fully represents Sport Calgary’s values. Mary is a competitive figure skater, a community leader, and someone who understands the importance of sport in creating vibrant cities.”

“Sport Calgary will continue advocating for the growth of sport in Calgary, with the support of Mary and our entire Board of Directors and staff.”

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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 Sport for Life 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