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.
|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.
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 WongLocal Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Randy 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 email@example.com Agnetha 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
Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Reach Alice at: 778-881-9724
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
diabetes. Fundraising Coordinator email@example.com Profile Forthcoming Vacant Public Relations & Communications @sobcvancouver.org Profile Forthcoming Judy Yee Parent / Caregiver Rep firstname.lastname@example.org and Athele Mentor Rep Profile Forthcoming Sarah Brown Athlete Mentor Rep email@example.com 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.
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.
Registration Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org (778) 775-6110 -for the City of Vancouver only. Profile Forthcoming Geoffrey Charm Program Assistant @sobcvancouver.org
Profile Forthcoming Felicia Sit Newsletter Coordinator @sobcvancouver.org 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 email@example.com