Annual General Meeting of BC Athletics - Nominations
Director, Zones 3, 4, 5 (1 of 2 positions) - 2 year term
Nominee: John Bird (#46-36007)
Nominator: Laurier Primeau (#70-05339)
Several key issues face the association now and in the future, e.g. funding and recruitment, but primarily the association must realise that within the system: the connection is not being made between schools and clubs, to recruit and nurture promising athletes.
Under the nominee's direction Thunderbirds have commenced an "outreach" program to take Track and Field to the financially disadvantaged children on the East Side of Vancouver, as one of the steps to resolve this breakdown between the schools and clubs.