Technical Committee

The current members of the CBTF Technical Committee are:

Technical Chair Dana Peteleski, MB
Past Technical Chair Jeff Johnson, ON
WBTF Technical Committee Representative Maureen Johnson, SK
WBTF Judges Committee Representative Ron Kopas, ON
Judges Representative Jenna Jemieff, AB
Coaches Representative Maureen Johnson, SK
Athletes Representative Shawna Spencer, ON
Group Events Representative Leisha Strachan, MB 
Skills Development Program Representative Sara Thibeault, SK
Sanction Officer Sue Mepham, ON
BC Technical Chair Tracy Eyssens, BC
Alberta Technical Chair Jenna Jemieff, AB
Saskatchewan Technical Chair Elan Paluck, SK
Manitoba Technical Chair Sara Sabeski, MB
Ontario Technical Chair Deardra Leslie, ON
Quebec Technical Chair Lisa Pitre, QC
New Brunswick Technical Chair Brenda Arsenault-LeBlanc, NB
Nova Scotia Technical Chair Vacant


CBTF Technical Committee members are elected to their positions for two-year terms. [Note: Provincial representatives to these bodies are elected according to each province's own by-laws.]

The CBTF recently adopted an alternating election system. Under this new system, some positions will be elected in even-numbered years and other positions will be elected in odd-numbered year.

At the 2009 election, and in the odd-numbered years following, the Technical Committee positions open for election will be:

  • Judges Representative
  • Coaches Representative
  • Athletes Representative
  • Group Representative
  • Skills Development Program Representative
  • Sanction Officer

At the 2010 election, and in the even-numbered years following, the Technical Committee position open for election will be:

  • Technical Chair