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The programs and services of Archery Canada are managed by a combination of professional staff, contractors and passionate volunteers. The Members of Archery Canada play a strong role in the ongoing development of programs.

Archery Canada Staff

Karl Balisch Acting Executive Director
Kylah Cawley Program Coordinator
Alan Brahmst High Performance Advisor
Shawn Riggs National Recurve Coach
Duncan Crawford Head Coach, Paralympic Team

Board of Directors

President Allan R. (Al) Wills
VP Marketing and Communications Jason March
VP High Performance Alec Denys
VP Finance & Administration Robert Tataryn
VP 3D Programs Aaron Bull
VP Development Marie-France Dufour
Athlete Representative Jamie Brehaut

Archery Canada Volunteer Committees

Provincial/Territorial Members Council

The Members Council is a forum for discussion and input by Archery Canada’s member Provincial and Territorial Sport Organizations (PSOs) into the operation of the organization.

Members Council Terms of Reference

Alberta: Tricia Oshiro
British Columbia: Ron Ostermeier President – Président , BCAA
Manitoba: Vickie Oneschuk  President – Président, ABAM
New Brunswick: Anthony Steeves
Northwest Terrritories: Carson Roche
Nova Scotia: Melanie Lefler President, ANS
Ontario: Robert Piette  President, OAA
Prince Edward Island: Duncan Crawford President – Président, PEIAA
Québec: Dennis Rousseau  President – Président, FTAQ
Saskatchewan: Tyler Moore
Yukon Gael Marchand President, YASC Archery
High Performance Committee

The High Performance Committee is responsible for assisting the Board by providing leadership for an athlete development program consistent with the directions of Archery Canada’s strategic plan, high performance plan and Long-Term Archer Development (LTAD) model. The High Performance Program of Archery Canada is guided by the high performance strategic plan.

High Performance Committee Terms of Reference

Chair Alec Denys
National Recurve Coach Shawn Riggs
System Pathway Coach Joan McDonald
Paralympic Team Coach Duncan Crawford
Para-Archery Coordinator Ryan Van Berkel
Non-Olympic Program Coordinator Sean McKenty
Youth Program Coordinator VACANT
Able-Bodied Athlete Representative Jamie Brehaut
Para Athlete Representative Kevin Evans
Classification Coordinator Nancy Littke
Non-Voting Staff Liaison – High Performance Advisor Alan Brahmst
Non-Voting Staff Liaison – Program Coordinator Kylah Cawley
Athlete Council

The Archery Canada (AC)  Athlete Council (‘Council’) represents athletes competing in Archery sports (‘athletes’). It acts as the athlete voice within AC. 

Athlete Council Terms of Reference

3D Archery Committee

The 3D Archery Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board. It is responsible for assisting the Board by preparing a 3D Archery program consistent with the directions of Archery Canada’s strategic plan and
Long-Term Archer Development (LTAD) model.

3D Committee Terms of Reference

VP 3D Programs Aaron Bull
Alberta Representative: Cory Smandych
British Columbia Representative: Al Campsall
Manitoba Representative: Russ Danielson
New Brunswick Representative: Rene Duclos
Northwest Territories Representative: Carson Roche
Nova Scotia Representative: Dean Dort
Ontario Representative: Robert Piette
Prince Edward Island Representative: Duncan Crawford 
Québec Representative: Guy Comeau
Saskatchewan Representative: Tyler Moore
Yukon Representative: Kirk Porayko
Non-Voting Staff Liaison – Executive Director Karl Balisch
Development Committee

The Development Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board. It is responsible for assisting the Board by preparing an athlete  development program consistent with the directions of Archery Canada’s strategic plan, Long-Term Archer Development (LTAD) model and Competition Model. The Development Committee also manages and integrates the work of its tributary Events, Coaching Development, Judges  Development and Rules Committees into the overall Archery Canada development program recognizing the differences in, and the particular
needs of, Club, Provincial, and National organizations.

Development Committee Terms of Reference

Chair Marie-France Dufour
Chair, Events Committee Marie-France Dufour
Chair, Judging Committee Bob Pannell
Chair, Coaching Committee Vacant
Chair, Rules Committee Gil Segovia
Chair, LTAD Committee Marie-France Dufour
Non-Voting Staff Liaison – Program Coordinator Kylah Cawley
Events Committee

The Events Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board. It is responsible for assisting the Board by promoting and supporting the organization and hosting of national and international Archery competitions in Canada, and supporting development of an aligned competition pathway consistent with the directions of Archery Canada’s strategic plan, Long-Term Archer Development (LTAD) model and Competition Model.

Events Committee Terms of Reference

Chair Marie-France Dufour
Members Stephan Potvin
Lee Hart
Non-Voting Staff Liaison – Program Coordinator Kylah Cawley
Coaching Sub-Committee

The Coaching Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board. It is responsible for assisting the Board by preparing coach education programs, including Archery contexts within the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and preparing and certifying coaches, consistent with the directions of Archery Canada’s Long-Term Archer Development (LTAD) model and Competition Model.

Coaching Committee Terms of Reference

Chair Vacant
Members Cassie Corbin
Kelly Chambers
Janice Clark
Non-Voting Staff Liaison – Program Coordinator Kylah Cawley
Judging Sub-Committee

The Judging Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board. It is responsible for assisting the Board by preparing judges’ education programs, and preparing and certifying judges, consistent with the directions of Archery Canada’s Long-Term Archer Development (LTAD) model and Competition Model.

Judging Committee Terms of Reference

Chair Bob Pannell
Chair, Rules Committee Gil Segovia
Members Mike Oneschuk
Rene Schaub
Eric Fok
Non-Voting Staff Liaison – Program Coordinator Kylah Cawley
Rule Sub-Committee

The Rules Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board. It is responsible for assisting the Board by managing the official Archery Canada Rulebook. The Rules Committee reports to Judges Development Committee.

Rules Committee Terms of Reference

Chairperson & Rulebook Editor Gil Segovia
Recurve representative Hugh MacDonald
Compound representative Sean McKenty
3D representative Aaron Bull
Athlete representative Ann Neumeyer
Judge representative Bob Pannell
Member Maurice Levesque
Non Voting Staff Liaison – Program Coordinator Kylah Cawley
LTAD Sub-Committee

The LTAD Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board. It is responsible for assisting the Board by preparing plans for, and proposed changes to, Archery Canada programs, competition formats and rules, and other elements consistent with the directions of Archery Canada’s Long-Term Archer Development (LTAD) model and Competition Model.

LTAD Committee Terms of Reference

Chair Marie-France Dufour
Non Voting Staff Liaison – Program Coordinator Kylah Cawley
Volunteer Coordinators

Some of Archery Canada’s ongoing programs and development are the responsibility of key volunteers who hold a Volunteer Coordinator role for their area:

Records Coordinator Christiane Murphy
Outdoor Mailmatch Coordinator Greg McLaughlin
Indoor Mailmatch Coordinator Dennis Colbourne
Regional Indoor Champs Coordinator Al Wills
MICA Coordinator Lynne Durward 

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