Call for Expressions of Interest to join the Board of Directors of Sport Calgary

Sport Calgary is recruiting volunteers to serve on its Board of Directors. The initial commitment is three years beginning upon election at the April 2019 Annual General Meeting.

Sport Calgary is a volunteer non-profit society, representing sport in the city of Calgary as a 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 among 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. 

Through collaborative efforts with its sport partners, the City of Calgary and sport groups within Calgary, Sport Calgary acts as a unified voice of sport, providing information, education, assistance and support for sport within Calgary.

The Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse team of leaders with combined experience in fundraising, finance, sports, public relations, law, corporate governance, strategic planning, and senior management in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Applicants will be assessed by a Nomination Committee, taking into account the need for varied representation and board diversity. Only those applicants moving on in the process will be contacted.

The deadline for the receipt of applications, which comprises a letter of interest and current CV, is Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:00PM MST. 

Please submit applications to: Attn. S. Janmohamed, Chair, Nominating Committee, to board@sportcalgary.ca or by mail to to 2424A University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3Y9.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Murray Sigler (CEO) at 403-387-7772 ext. 4.

David Benson