CEC Committees

Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) is supported in its important mandate by volunteer-based committees, who advise and develop programs for CEC. Committee’s Terms of Reference are available here.

2021 Call for Applications is now OPEN for all of our Volunteer-based Committees. Deadline to apply is April 26, 2021.

COMPETITION COMMITTEE
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE
COACHING COMMITTEE
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEE
PARA-CLIMBING COMMITTEE


Competition Committee

Goals:

  • To develop programs and certification levels for officials
  • To evaluate and recommend the structure for the National Series events
  • To develop the application and selection process for events and officials, this includes the structure of the selection committee.

This committee will be comprised of three sub-committees: Route Setting Sub-Committee, Technical Sub-Committee, Events Sub-Committee  2020-2021 Members

Route Setting Sub-Committee Technical Sub-Committee Events Sub-Committee
Simon Parton, BC Kaleb Thomas, QC Fred Charron, QC Jaime Doyle, BC Paul Ledet, BC Babak Zia, BC Brett Boklaschuk, AB Jaime Doyle, BC Bob MacDonald, AB Matt Chapman, ON Adrian Das, QC

 


High Performance Committee

Goals:

  • To create, review and revise HP Plan for climbing with the goal of increasing results at International events
  • To support HP athletes in all aspects of performance
  • To research and analyze current data to support HP initiatives

2020-2021 Members

  • Kelly Drager, AB
  • Stacey Weldon, AB
  • Chris Hinton, BC
  • Libor Hroza, BC
  • Len Chong, BC
  • Christian Core, BC
  • Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh, ON
  • Patrick Labelle, QC

Coaching Committee

Goals:

  • To create, review and revise Coach Education Plan for Instruction, Competition Introduction and Competition Development for climbing in Canada.
  • Create a National Coach database
  • To increase the quality and consistency of coaching at all levels of the sport in Canada.
  • Establish/partner annual coaching conference
  • To research and evaluate existing coach education modules.

2020-2021 Members

  • Adrian Das (ON/QC)
  • Christy Spurell (BC)
  • Dallas Mix (AB)
  • Heather Reynolds (NS)
  • Jamie Galloway (ON)
  • Nicolas Janelle (QC)
  • Pier Olivier Bourdon (QC)
  • Silvia McBurney (ON)
  • Terry Spurrell (BC)

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The goals and objectives of the D&I Committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Support CEC in understanding the climbing community current state and challenges regarding Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Engage in frequent, candid communication to correct misperceptions about Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Review proposed Policies and Actions in respect to Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Provide guidance to CEC Management and Directors on all things related to Diversity & Inclusion
  • Align with CEC’s Strategic Plan;
  • Encourage more diversity & inclusivity within the Canadian climbing community in general and the CEC organization specifically, including, but not limited to, staff, directors, committees, volunteers;
  • Develop accountable action items to further the Diversity & Inclusion mandate.

To reach the committee: diversity@climbingcanada.ca

2020-2021 Members

  • Chair – Rasha Taha (ON)
  • Yona Al-Tahir (NB)
  • Michelle Ang (ON/BC)
  • Joy Aqwa (AB)
  • Catherine (Cat) Carkner (ON/QC)
  • Grace Cho (ON)
  • Caroline McNamee (BC)
  • Rahul Sapra (ON)
  • Tosh Sherkat (BC)

 


Para-Climbing Committee

This new committee will be launched in 2021.

Goals:

  • Researching and reporting on rules and regulations surrounding para-sports;
  • Researching access barriers and solutions;
  • Developing a climbing para-athlete Long Term Athlete Development & Pathway;
  • Working with the IFSC to endorse and implement para-climbing classifications;
  • Developing para-athlete identification system;
  • Aligning with CEC’s Strategic Plan;
  • Developing accountable action items to further the para-climbing inclusion mandate; and,
  • Supporting other initiatives as requested by the ED and/or CEC board of directors (the “Board”).

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Back in Lockdown? Looking for something to take your mind off the pandemic? Why not get up to speed with safe sport and equity training!

CEC has FREE access codes to Respect in Sport - Activity Leader, and Gender Equity LENS training! Request YOUR free code by contacting Suzanne at coordinator@climbingcanada.ca 

Limited quantities available - first come first serve!

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CEC a des codes d'accès GRATUITS pour la formation Respect et sport pour les leaders d'activité, et le MEMO de l'équité des genres! Demandez VOTRE code gratuit en contactant Suzanne à coordinator@climbingcanada.ca

Quantités limitées - premier arrivé(e), premier servi(e)!

Back in Lockdown? Looking for something to take your mind off the pandemic? Why not get up to speed with safe sport and equity training!

CEC has FREE access codes to Respect in Sport - Activity Leader, and Gender Equity LENS training! Request YOUR free code by contacting Suzanne at coordinator@climbingcanada.ca

Limited quantities available - first come first serve!

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De retour en Lockdown? Vous cherchez quelque chose pour vous changer les idées durant la pandémie? Pourquoi ne pas vous mettre à jour en complétant une formation sur le sport sécuritaire et l'équité dans le sport!

CEC a des codes d'accès GRATUITS pour la formation Respect et sport pour les leaders d'activité, et le MEMO de l'équité des genres! Demandez VOTRE code gratuit en contactant Suzanne à coordinator@climbingcanada.ca

Quantités limitées - premier arrivé(e), premier servi(e)!
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Although an Official Team will not be sent to the Salt Lake City World Cups in may 2021, a handful of Canadian athletes have been granted circumstantial exemptions. 

Link in bio / Lien en bio

Bien qu'aucune équipe officielle ne sera envoyée aux Coupes du monde de Salt Lake City en mai 2021, une poignée d'athlètes canadiens ont obtenu des exemptions circonstancielles.

Although an Official Team will not be sent to the Salt Lake City World Cups in may 2021, a handful of Canadian athletes have been granted circumstantial exemptions.

Link in bio / Lien en bio

Bien qu'aucune équipe officielle ne sera envoyée aux Coupes du monde de Salt Lake City en mai 2021, une poignée d'athlètes canadiens ont obtenu des exemptions circonstancielles.
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