Board & Committees

Provincial Board of Directors

President Grady Long
Vice President (Bowls Program) Pat Bird
Vice President (Athlete Development) Gary Schwandt
Secretary Cathy Selzler
Treasurer Jon MacDonald
Provincial Director Glenda McPherson
Marketing & Membership Director Robert Selzler
Southern Representative vacant
Executive Director Patricia Vos

For information on the Southern Representative position please contact the President.

Finance Committee

  • Jon MacDonald (Chair)
  • Grady Long
  • Pat Bird
  • Gary Schwandt


  1. responsible for the financial operations of the Association
  2. prepares and reviews the annual budget
  3. directs fundraising activities
  4. reviews annual dues, tournament and other fees
  5. sets policies regarding disbursements re member support

Bowls Program Committee

  • Pat Bird (Chair)
  • Jon MacDonald
  • Herman Cooper
  • Robert Rodzinyak
  • Roy Riege


  1. prepares the Calendar of Events including dates and venues
  2. sets the Conditions of Play and other program policies
  3. conducts the bowling program activities

Youth Development Committee

  • Linda Gallagher (Provincial Junior Program Coordinator)
  • Cecilia Gillespie
  • Gary De’Ath
  • Howard Davison
  • one more rep from the South requested


  1. Plan and/or conduct an annual Provincial Junior Fun day, or any other junior event considered necessary or appropriate, for the benefit and guidance of junior lawn bowlers.
  2. Provide support to clubs that run junior programs.

Athlete Development Committee

  • Gary Schwandt (Chair)
  • Greg Wilson
  • Derek Dillon (Provincial Coach)
  • Looking for a Northern representative


  1. to make available player/athlete development resources
  2. to develop and run athlete development programs
  3. to maintain an athlete performance ranking points system
  4. recommend individuals to make up a Provincial Team representing the Association at invitational, inter-provincial, or international competitions through a selection policy fitting each event

Coaching Program Committee

  • Derek Dillon
  • to be appointed
  • to be appointed


  1. ensure NCCP courses are offered by our Learning Facilitators
  2. develop and conduct coaching clinics and offer support to Club Coaches
  3. offer support and further development to the trained competition coaches

Officials Committee

  • Jenn MacDonald (Provincial Head Umpire)
  • Cathy Selzler
  • one Edmonton umpire still to be appointed


  1. schedule umpire courses and training sessions
  2. appoint umpires for all provincially organized and sponsored events

Nominating Committee

  • Glenda McPherson
  • to be appointed


  1. propose a slate of candidates for election to positions on the Board of Directors