Board of Directors
Executive Director: Taras Feculak
Chairman: Andrew Rusheleau
Treasurer: Amy Chen
Vice Chairman: David Cymbaluk
Director at Large: Richard Bezemer
Director at Large: Orlin Bojanov
Director at Large: Colin Longhurst
Director at Large: Cameron Mann
Director at Large: Svetoslav Marinov
Director at Large: Zac Morris
Director at Large: Elya Perritt
Director at Large: Alanna Goldie
Director at Large: Michelle Ostrikoff
Director at Large: Mark Samuel
Director at Large: Will Sacuta
- Athlete Development
- Policy & Bylaw
- Technical and Coaching
Oversees the stock levels, maintenance and distribution of the AFA’s equipment. This committee is also responsible for the development of armourers province-wide.
Committee Members: Orlin Bojanov (Chair), Douglas Carstead, James Seigel, Elya Perritt, Trevor PlittReturn to top
Advocates for the best interests of fencers who wish to participate in development opportunities provided through training camps, work shops, tournaments and other such events. Also, responsible for the integration of the LTAD program within the community.
Committee Members: Richard Bezemer (Chair), Elya Perritt, Zac Morris, Mark Samuel, Alanna GoldieReturn to top
Considers financial issues affecting the AFA and strives to position the organization for sustainable growth while maintaining a favourable financial standing.
Committee Members: Amy Chen (Chair)Return to top
Oversees any marketing initiatives taken by the AFA.
Committee Members: Andrew Rusheleau (Chair), Elya Perritt, Richard Bezemer, Will SacutaReturn to top
POLICY & BYLAW
Reviews existing policies, researches similar policies from other sources and, if beneficial, recommends and implements changes. As policies affect all stakeholder groups, internal and external, appropriate policies are essential for the efficiency of all operations and communications.
Committee Members: Andrew Rusheleau (Chair), Elya Perritt, David Cymbaluk, Richard BezemerReturn to top
Responsible for developing Tournament Operations Manual and guidelines for individuals interested in progressing as event organizers.
Committee Members: Andrew Rusheleau (Chair), Richard Bezemer, Elya Perritt, Colin LonghurstReturn to top
TECHNICAL AND COACHING
Responsible for recruitment, development, certification, and retention of coaches and officials province-wide.
Committee Members: Elya Perritt (Chair), Richard Bezemer, Zac Morris, Alanna Goldie, Mark SamuelReturn to top
Represents the collective interests and voice of Alberta’s veteran fencing community while also promoting fun, life-long participation and celebration of the achievements of veteran athletes in training and competition.
Committee Members: Svetoslav Marinov (Chair), Michelle Ostrikoff, Colin Longhurst, Richard Bezemer, David CymbalukReturn to top