The Parkland Valley Sport, Culture, and Recreation District will be managing Team Parkland Valley that will be competing at the 2012 Saskatchewan Summer Games and has finalized its Mission Staff. The selected Mission staff include Amber Zaharia, Darcy McLeod, Clive Craig, Tanya Murphy, Lisa Washington, Deb Bieber, Heidi Paterson, Shawna Moon and Tony Black. Experience range from being their first Saskatchewan Games to at least 10.
They will be joined by Parkland Valley Community Consultant Kacie Manz.
Darcy McLeod has been named Chef de Mission for Team Parkland Valley. As Chef de Mission McLeod is the primary liaison between the 2012 Host Society and Team Parkland Valley.
He is responsible for leading Mission staff in the overall planning and coordination of all non-athletic aspects.
Mission staff are a very important group of individuals that volunteer their time to ensure the overall management of Team Parkland Valley prior to and at the Games.
Each Mission Staff member provides leadership, direction and assistance generally to concerns of the athletes, coaches, and managers.
Without assistance from these volunteers it would be impossible to send Team Parkland Valley to the Games.
The Saskatchewan Games are the province’s largest amateur multi-sport event attracting 2000 participants, approximately 5000 spectators, officials, provincial media, VIP’s and mission staff.
This event provides a tremendous opportunity for building community capacity through volunteer involvement, leaving a legacy of facilities and equipment along with a significant contribution to the economic impact of the community.
The Games provide a focus for the growth and development of amateur sport at the District level and provides an opportunity for high calibre, provincial competition.