Board of Directors / Committees

Board of Directors

Board members ensure the proper functioning of the organization and guide strategic orientations. They supervise the work of the permanent executive director.

Following the Annual General Meeting of members held on June 10, 2023 in Winnipeg, here is the composition of the Board of Directors:

  • Donald Prong (Ontario), President
  • Grant Underschultz (Alberta), Treasurer
  • Shawna Joynt (Manitoba), Director
  • Nyla Kurylowich (Alberta), Director
  • John Gessner (Manitoba), Director
  • Lois McIntyre (Ontario), Team Managers and Coaches Représentative(*)
  • Jamie Routhledge (Manitoba), Female Athlete Representative (*)
  • Eric Nielson (British Columbia), Male Athlete Representative (*)

(*) These members participate in Board meetings and can express their opinions, but have no voting rights.

The CDSC currently has four standing committees to ensure that there is progress in specific fields and enable the board to guide the general management of the organization. These committees are:

  • Finance committee
  • Governance committee; and
  • Human resources committee

Mandate of Standing Committees

The CDSA has established the mandate of each committee and a policy on this. Read the policy.

Standing Committee Members

Following the 2021 Annual General Meeting on June 5th, 2021, the members’ mandates for each committee were renewed and approved during the first Board of Directors meeting on September 18, 2021.

2021-22 Fiscal Year – Appointment of committee members

FinanceGovernanceHuman Resources
David Joseph 1 & 2Francis Roussel 1 & 2Donald Prong 1 & 2
Grant Underschultz 3Shawna Joynt 2Nyla Kurylowich 2
Renu Sangha 3Pamela Rustoen 3David Joseh 2
Britany Mallach 3

1 Committee president
2 CDSA Board member
3 Outside member