Calgary, AB (May 12, 2020) – “Alpine Canada Alpin President and Chief Executive Officer Vania Grandi today announced her resignation from her position with the organization.
As a Board, we thank her for her contributions to the program as an athlete and leader. Her passion, experience, and deep understanding of alpine ski racing has been a benefit to our athletes and programs.
Alpine Canada Alpin Board Member Mark Wiseman has agreed to take on interim CEO duties on a part-time basis. Alpine Canada Board Member and former World Champion Erik Guay will work in an executive capacity for the Board with a focus on all performance-related matters.
We have also formed an Executive Committee of Management, including High Performance Director, Ski Cross, David Ellis; High Performance Director, Para-Alpine, Matt Hallat; High Performance Director, Alpine, Phil McNichol; Senior Manager, Coach Education, Jenni Stielow; and Chief Financial Officer, Consuelo Zayas, to protect the long-term continuity of our operations and ensure our members have access to high-quality competition, coaching, and training resources.
The Board has commenced a search process, working with executive search firm Caldwell, to identify a long-term replacement. The job posting can be found on the Caldwell webpage here.”