Lifesaving Sport

The Sport Commission

The Sport Commission is the management arm of the Lifesaving Society Canada.  The Sport Commission manages lifesaving sport activities in Canada, set down in its Terms of Reference which are reviewed and approved by the Board as needed.

Sport Commission Activity Centres
The Lifesaving Society Canada Board of Directors appoints Sport Commission officers. The following activity centres and managers assist the Sport Commission and Lifesaving Society Canada in completing its mission. The Sport Commission meets on a regular basis and reports to the Board of Directors of Lifesaving Society Canada through the Sport Commissioner. All members except for the Athlete Representative are appointed to the Commission for a four-year term, on a cycle matching that of the ILS.

  • Sport Commissioner
  • Athlete Representative
  • High Performance
  • Event Management
  • Leadership
  • Technical Services
  • Support Services
  • Communications
  • Past Commissioner

Sport Commission Composition
The Sport Commission voting members include an Athlete Representative, elected by the athlete representative election process, and, five (5) to nine (9) officers (managers of activity centers) appointed by the board. Ex-officio, non-voting members include:

  • Canadian members of ILS & RLSS Sport committees
  • Lifesaving Society Canada Chief Administrative Officer
  • Past Commissioner

Sport Commissioner
The Sport Commissioner is appointed by and reports to the Board of Directors of Lifesaving Society Canada. The Commissioner leads the Sport Commission in implementing the terms of reference as approved by the Board.