Opportunity for CANSail Instructors in the Northwest Territories
Great Slave Sailing Club is looking for CANSail instructors for the 2017 summer season.
The Great Slave Sailing Club
The GSSC is located in Yellowknife, NWT on the shores of Yellowknife Bay on Great Slave Lake; the 5th largest in North America and the 10th largest lake in the world. Yellowknife is a small, remote yet friendly city with the amenities of a capital. The bush and the lake are literally on our doorsteps.
We require a Head Instructor and an Instructor to work with our small team of local instructors:
Peter Van Muyden has been named Sail Canada’s Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Year.
The Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Year Award was established in 2015 when Volvo Cars of Canada commenced support of the national award, in place since 1991. This award recognizes volunteers for their outstanding contributions to sailing activities at Sail Canada member clubs, Sailing Schools and Regattas. The contribution can be related to activities by the candidate(s) over a period of years or to a specific event or program during a particular year.
2017 Alberta Sailing Association Board of Directors
At the recent Alberta Sailing Association Annual General Meeting, the following people were elected to serve on the Alberta Sailing Association Board of Directors.
President Tim Griggs (Glenmore Sailing Club)
Treasurer Ron Hewitt (Glenmore Sailing Club/FACS)
Secretary Ian Leitch (City of Calgary)
Director at Large John Cormack (Newell Sailing Club)
Director at Large Stacey Gibb (Wabamun Sailing Club)
Director at Large Mark Lambert (Disabled Sailing Alberta)
Director at Large Garry Chan (Calgary Yacht Club)
John Cormack is a member in good standing of Newell Sailing Club. John is in charge of all the maintenance and storing of ASA equipment,
Stacey Gibb is a member in good standing of Wabamun Sailing Club and her interests are in the Race Management side of sailing as well as developing more Judges in Alberta.
Mark Lambert is the Commodore of Disabled Sailing Association of Alberta.
Garry Chan is a member in good standing of the Calgary Yacht Club and his interest is in building a strong youth racing program in the province.
Three of our 2016 Board members have stepped off the Board, but we would like to thank Michael Hooper, Kelsey Stroppel and Braden Gray for their service and contributions, especially during our Strategic Planning sessions.