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Annual Members Meeting 2019

posted 12 Sep 2019, 19:39 by Admin Chair

We are inviting all volunteers, athletes, community members to join the Special Olympics Ontario - Greater Ottawa's Council for our Annual Member's Meeting on October 23rd, 2019!

We will be providing a general overview of SOO Greater Ottawa's strategic and financial position, along with a question and answer period with our Council Members.

We'll be talking about some great news including exciting announcements on Coach Training and Development, Volunteer Recognition, Competitive Opportunities for Athletes, and more!

We will also be hosting a discussion on this year's changes to our registration policy and asking for community feedback on the following areas:

- Single Sport Athlete Exemptions

- Ranked Sport Preferences

- Support Workers as Volunteers

- Program Capacity and Development

We currently have five positions that are up for election on our council team. If you believe you have the skills and the interest to run for these positions, please send an e-mail to Kyle Dowd before October 23rd, 2019 (see contact information below).Positions up for election this year are as follows:

1. Programs Chair/Community Coordinator - Currently Running Lindsay McPhee

2. Treasurer - Currently Running Nigel Van Dalen

3. Volunteer Lead - Vacant

4. Facilities and Transportation Lead - Currently Running Adam Chmiel

5. School Programs Liaison - Currently Running Dwight Rudisuela 

Nominations can be made any time up to and including on the floor at the Annual Member's Meeting (AMM) on October 23rd, 2019 by submitting them to Kyle Dowd (

Friends and family are welcome! We look forward to seeing you there!