For Immediate Release – June 14, 2023 – (Vancouver, BC)

Vancouver, BC – Sport BC announced its Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting and names its Chair and Vice-Chair at a recent Board Meeting. Sport BC is the non-profit sport federation, representing 74 Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs), Multi-Sport Organizations (MSOs), and Disability Sport Organizations (DSOs) in British Columbia. As a member-based organization, Sport BC offers services and programs to build the capacity of our members and advocate on their behalf to improve the landscape for organized amateur sport in BC.

Sport BC is led by a Board of Directors who were confirmed by the members at the organization’s Annual General Meeting on May 25, 2023 and selected the Chair and Vice-Chair at its Board meeting on June 13, 2023. Sport BC is proud to announce its Board of Directors who will be guiding the organization:

  • Chair, Blair Lowther
  • Vice-Chair, Sandi Swanigan
  • Director, Mario Ramos
  • Director, Jennifer Fenton
  • Director, Lisa Kwiatkowski

Director, Brian McCalder

Rob Newman, President and CEO of Sport BC says, “I applaud the Board of Directors for stepping up to lead our organization, they each believe in the transformative power of sport and are bringing their various skill sets and talents to our organization. I would also like to thank out going Director Greg White for his years of service and welcome long-term amateur sport leader Brian McCalder to the group. Sport BC works to serve our membership, together we are all working hard to ensure sport is thriving in our province.”

The 2022-2023 activities of Sport BC were shared at the Annual General Meeting and highlights are in the organization’s Annual Report which can be accessed at      


About Sport BC

Sport BC believes in the power of sport and is committed to building stronger communities through positive sport experiences. Our goal is to enhance and support sport participation in British Columbia ensuring everyone has the opportunity to thrive through sport. Through KidSport BC, BC Amateur Sport Fund, and ProMOTION Plus along with our services Sport BC Insurance, and Payroll and Group Benefits; Sport BC supports our seventy-three member organizations. Keep up to date @SportBC #PoweredBySportBC



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Allison Mailer

Sport BC, Communication Manager