Staff appointed to lead 2013 Canada Summer Games
Michelle Healey and Rod Snow have been selected as Chef and Assistant Chef de Mission to lead Team Newfoundland and Labrador in the 2013 Canada Summer Games from Aug. 2-17, 2013. The Games are scheduled for Sherbrooke, Quebec. This is the second time the pair will be taking on these roles, having also served in the 2011 Canada Winter Games.
Tourism, Culture and Recreation Minister Derrick Dalley announced the appointments.
“As leaders of Team Newfoundland and Labrador and as respected contributors to the sports community, they will provide our athletes with the guidance and support needed to prepare and compete at the country’s most prestigious amateur sporting competition.”
Healey is currently Director of Athletics with Memorial University and Snow is Manager and High Performance Director with the Newfoundland and Labrador Sport Centre.
In addition, the provincial government is seeking 18 volunteers to become members of the mission staff. Working with Tourism, Culture and Recreation officials, mission staff will be responsible for all aspects of preparing and supporting Team Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2013 Canada Summer Games.
For more information on applying to become a volunteer member of the mission staff, contact Kristina Turner at ‘Kristi[email protected]’.
Applications can be downloaded at ‘www.tcr.gov.nl.ca/tcr/sports/games/canadagames/in dex.html’. Applications must be submitted by Jan. 19. The Canada Games were established in 1967. Newfoundland and Labrador has been represented at every event. The games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter.
The province hosted the 1977 Canada Summer Games in St. John’s and the 1999 Canada Winter Games in Corner Brook. Newfoundland and Labrador will again host the Canada Summer Games in 2021.