Ottawa, ON (September 18, 2020) – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the results of its 2020 Board of Directors Election from its Annual Meeting held via video conference on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. This year, Cycling Canada’s members voted to elect three new directors from a slate of five nominees.
Each of the following Directors will serve two-year terms in the role of Director-At-Large:
- Louizandre Dauphin (Markham, ON)
- Aubrie De Sylva (Toronto, ON)
- Shauna Finlay (Edmonton, AB)
Also joining the Cycling Canada Board as of September 8, 2020, is Andrew L’Esperance, who moves into the position of Athlete Representative. A member of Canada’s national mountain bike team, Andrew is co-chair of the Cycling Canada Athletes’ Council and succeeds Annie Foreman-Mackey who had served in this capacity on the Cycling Canada Board since January 2019.
Cycling Canada would like to extend a warm welcome to its new Directors as well as a sincere thank you to all of the candidates who put their names forward as nominees in the election. A very special thank you also goes out to outgoing Cycling Canada Board members Greg Cote, Paul Devries and Scott Kelly for their commitment and contribution to the board during their respective terms.
Continuing their ongoing terms on the Cycling Canada Board of Directors are Mark Gilligan, Curt Harnett, Bill Kinash, Kelly Murray and Pierre Laflamme (President).
The role of Cycling Canada’s Board of Directors is to provide overall strategic direction, leadership and stability for the organization. The Board establishes the overall mission and purpose for the organization and it is responsible for a number of key governance-related activities including approving the appointment of (and providing direction to) the CEO and senior management team, the development and adoption of organizational policies, financial oversight and approval of the annual budget.