|Mario Welsh appointed as new president of Synchro Canada|
Ottawa, November 21, 2011 – Mario Welsh of St-Nicholas, Que., was appointed as the new president of Synchro Canada’s Board of Directors.
The election was held this past weekend at Synchro Canada’s annual convention and Annual General Assembly held in St. John’s, N.L.
Also on Synchro Canada’s 2011-2012 Board of Directors are :
Janice MacLellan (Whitby, ON, re-elected for two years)
Henry Scheil (Calgary, AB, re-elected for two years)
Margie Schuett (Calgary, AB, new member with two-year mandate)
Pat McCann (Cobourg, ON, continuing her two-year mandate)
Courtney Brown (London, ON, athlete’s council president)
Mario Welsh works with the Heenan Blaikie law firm based in Quebec City. He has been a Synchro Canada board member since the 2008-2009 season when he headed the risk management project.
Mario Welsh succeeds Lisa Schott who has completed her mandate with Synchro Canada. Lisa Schott was a Synchro Canada board member since 2002 and its president since 2007. She was recently elected president of the Aquatic Federation of Canada.
Synchro Canada expresses its thanks to Lisa Scott for her involvement in Synchro Canada’s board of directors.
About Synchro Canada
Synchro Canada is the national organization governing synchronized swimming in Canada. It represents 10 provincial associations, a territorial association, as well as some 150 clubs and 12,000 members across Canada. A member of FINA, the world’s governing aquatic sports organization, Synchro Canada promotes the quest for excellence by developing the athletes, citizens and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at every level. Synchro Canada would like to thank its sponsors:
Official partners: Epiderma
Program partners: Sport Canada, Own The Podium, B2ten, the Centre national multisport-Montréal
Official suppliers: Speedo, Knox Gelatine, AdUp, MKI Travel, National Car Rental
Official hotel: Hilton Hotels Canada
Official Charity Partner: Plan Canada’s Because I am A Girl Program
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