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COMMONWEALTH GAMES CANADA
2255 St. Laurent Blvd., Suite 201
Ottawa, ON  K1G 4K3

Telephone: (613) 244-6868
General inquiries: info@commonwealthgames.ca

 

STAFF DIRECTORY

Chief Executive Officer: Brian MacPherson - x 226
A proven leader with an abundance of highly relevant experience.  An innovator and strategic thinker, Brian has led several national sport organizations and each one has achieved record-level performances, on and off the field of play.  Brian offers more than a quarter century in senior leadership positions in Canadian high performance sport. A former Executive Director at the Federation of Canadian Archers as well as Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada, he also served as Chief Executive Officer for the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC). There, he built successful partnerships and sponsorships that increased CPC revenues by a factor of ten. During his tenure, Canadian teams produced best-ever results in both summer and winter Paralympic Games.

Manager, Administration & Team Operations:  Kelly Laframboise - x 222
A 25-year veteran with Commonwealth Games Canada and one of the original staffers hired prior to the Auckland, New Zealand Commonwealth Games in 1990. Kelly has been involved with the behind-the-scenes administrative and logistical operations for seven major Games and three Youth Games.  Kelly now holds the position of Team Leader Operations on Team Canada's Mission Staff along side with managing the CGC Office and supporting the CEO and Board of Directors of both the Association & Foundation.  Kelly has previously worked at Field Hockey Canada, Federation of Canadian Archers, Badminton Canada and Canadian Sport & Fitness Administration Centre.

Administrative Assistant:  Chris Taylor - x 221
A graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa, Chris is Commonwealth Games Canada's Administrative Assistant. Chris has also been involved with the behind-the-scenes Team Canada logistics for two major Games and 2 Youth Games - sometimes supporting from the sidelines back in the office or onsite with the Team.  Before joining CGC in 2005, Chris worked in England in the U.K. Government's Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

TEAM CANADA MISSION - Executive Director, Team Canada 2018:  David Bedford - 416-559-1015

 

SPORT DEVELOPMENT - Manager, International Programs: David King - x 228
A graduate of McGill’s Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID), David has lived and worked on three continents and traveled to over 50 countries. He has fundraised for, and visited, development projects in Tanzania, Kenya, and Lesotho, and volunteered with two international development organizations. Recently David helped launch an internship program with Cuso International and Canada’s leading business school. He has been a long-time coach and is a proud parent of three young adults, one of whom was a nationally ranked athlete.