The local committee is responsible for operating all SOBC – Vancouver programs. Many coordinators (board members) with diverse skillsets are required to operate the local successfully each year. The local committee is composed entirely of volunteers.

The committee meets 10 times during the fiscal year. Meetings are on the second Thursday of the month.

Date Location
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, November 9, 2017 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, December 14, 2017 TBD
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, February 8, 2018 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, March 8, 2018 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, May 10, 2018 Creekside Community Centre
Thursday, June 14, 2018 (Annual Meeting) TBD


Positions for the season are available: please visit the Volunteer  page.



Local Committee

Wilson has been coaching with SOBC Vancouver since 2015, mainly in the swimming, track and field, and running club programs. He has a degree in Kinesiology and naturally enjoys staying active and sharing his knowledge with others.  As volunteer coordinator, Wilson excited to recruit more wonderful coaches to further enrich the experience for the athletes in the local.

Wilson Wong

Local Coordinator
randy-liuRandy has volunteered with SOBC Vancouver since 2009 and has coached at the 10-pin bowling, developmental floor hockey, softball, T-ball, track and field, and running club programs. He currently works closely with Arthur as local coordinators, managing the Vancouver local’s many programs and exciting initiatives.
Randy Liu
Local Coordinator
agnethaAgnetha is working towards her Masters in Experimental Medicine at UBC. Giving back and helping others has always been her passion and she is glad to be a part of the SOBC Vancouver Committee. 



Agnetha de Sa
Kate has been Special Olympics Vancouver Treasurer since June 2016. Her responsibilities include maintaining records and submitting financial reports to the local executives, ensuring compliance with SOBC, Special Olympics Canada policies,and Provincial and Federal laws and regulations. In addition, her other duties include applying for local and government grants, and completing the associated reporting and compliance requirements. Outside of SOBC, Kate is a Certified Public Accountant.
Kate Wong



Pamela started volunteering with SOBC Vancouver in 2014 and has coached 5-pin bowling, golf, and SNAG. She is committed to promoting active and healthy living by supporting the Vancouver local’s programs.
Pam Wang Program coordinator
Alice is working towards her Masters in Pharmacology at UBC and is a lifeguard and swimming instructor. Fitness is one of her main hobbies and she’s always enjoyed broadening her volunteering experiences in hopes of bettering the lives of others. Therefore, taking on SOBC Vancouver’s Volunteer Coordinator role has been an exciting journey for her.


Alice Wang
Volunteer Coordinators
Reach Alice at: 778-881-9724

Profile Forthcoming
Brandon Wong Volunteer Coordinators
Michelle is a coach at swimming, weight training, and bocce. She loves staying
active; you’ll find her at the beach training for her marathon or playing beach
volleyball. She volunteers with SOBC as a coach and a fundraising coordinator
because she wants to help others also enjoy the physical and mental health benefits
of playing sports. Outside SOBC, Michelle is a PhD candidate at UBC studying
Fundraising Coordinator
Profile Forthcoming
Vacant Public Relations & Communications
Profile Forthcoming
Judy Yee Parent / Caregiver Rep and Athele Mentor Rep 
Profile Forthcoming
Sarah Brown  Athlete Mentor Rep Profile Forthcoming




Timothy Ma is currently working as IT consultant for public sectors and private enterprises. He has always been interested in applying his working experience and knowledge to our society. Hence, he joined SOBC as a webmaster who is responsible for updates and developments of the SOBC Vancouver website.


Timothy Ma




Dianne has been volunteering with  Special Olympics Vancouver since 2004.   It has been such a rewarding and fulfilling experience. She has held numerous positions within the local from head coach to sitting on the executive and find each and every position as rewarding and the next.  She is the current registration coordinator, and has held this position for the past five years.


Dianne Zamborsky
Registration Coordinator
(778) 775-6110 -for the City of Vancouver only.
Profile Forthcoming
Geoffrey Charm  Program Assistant 



Profile Forthcoming
Felicia Sit  Newsletter Coordinator
Hanae is working towards her Bachelor of Kinesiology at UBC. Playing sports has always been one of her hobbies and she enjoys volunteering and giving back to others. She is excited to organize numerous events throughout the year as the Special Events Coordinator.
Hanae Okano Special Event Coordinator