Section Office Contact

Toll Free: 1-866-294-0663

Toll Free Fax: 1-866-746-4981


Percy Page Centre
Skate Canada: Alberta-NWT/Nunavut
11759 Groat Road NW
Edmonton, AB T5M 3K6

Staff Contact Information

Executive Director – Lisa Hardy

(780) 415-0562 Email Lisa Hardy

Lisa figure skated and coached CanSkate during her teen years.  She brings to the Section over 10 years of management experience in the non-profit sector.  Lisa has demonstrated and been recognized as having a strong background in the following areas:

  • Community building
  • Governance
  • Grant procurement and management
  • Project and financial management
  • Strategic planning,
  • Developing member resources and training
  • Stakeholder relationships
  • Government relations
  • Advocacy

Member Services Manager – Kelly Havixbeck

(780) 415-0598 Email Kelly

Kelly is a graduate of Mount Royal University with a diploma in Recreation and Sport Administration. Kelly was a competitive ice dancer at the national level and she joined the Section office in 2003. She provides assistance to clubs in the following areas:

  • Membership and registration support
  • Club policies and procedures
  • Reviews club by-laws
  • Assists with dispute resolution for clubs and members

Technical Director – Holly Henderson

(403) 331-3663 Email Holly

Holly has been involved in the sport of figure skating her entire life, as a skater, coach, Section Board member and now as Athlete Development Manager. Her knowledge of the sport provides assistance to skaters and coaches and is the main support role for athletes in our Section.

  • Athlete development and support
  • Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
  • Talent identification
  • Oversees the development and organization of Section Teams: Junior Development, Challenge and Nationals
  • Monitoring/Assessments of athletes

Program Development Coordinator – Lisa Bonderove

(780) 415- 0596 Email Lisa
Lisa Bonderove is a graduate of the University of Alberta, with a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation Administration. She was a competitive synchronized skater and coach from grassroots to International levels. She joined the Section office in April 2008 and currently provides support to Officials, Skating Programs and Teams.

Programs Support:

  • Oversees Special Olympics, Adult Skating, Synchronized Skating, Recreational Skating, and Inclusive Skating.

Team Support:

  • Acts as Team Manager and provides assistance to the Junior Development and Select Teams.

Events Coordinator – Renee Gulayets

(780) 415-0610

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Renee is a recent graduate of Communications, and a former competitive skater, who has been working as a figure skating coach and choreographer for the past seven years.  She provides support in the following areas:

  • Manages, coordinates and provides support for the three main championship competitions in the section

  • Supports the development and organization of Live Streaming in the Section

  • Coordinates and manages the implementation of the Leading Edge Series

  • Works with the Event Technicians and Live Streaming volunteers in their recruitment, training and development

  • Is the staff support role to the Section Competition Committee and helps to support the implementation of Section competitions

  • Provides support, advice, and tools/templates to Local Organizing Committees in hosting competitions in the Section

  • Processes and provides support for competition sanctions, ribbon and medal orders and equipment requests for competitions

Coaching and Administrative Coordinator – Colleen Yavis

(780) 638-1150 Email Colleen
Coach Support:
  • NCCP Course Administrator for CanPower, CanSkate, Regional, Provinical and National; including the organization of course and registration processing and facilitating the marking of workbooks
  • Coach communications and support
  • Oversees the Coach Hiring Guide
  • Provides assistance and clarification to clubs in regards to coaching certification requirements for each program
  • Providing coordination support for seminars, workshops, competitions and events
  • Provides assistance in administering the various awards programs and providing database input for coaches, officials and skaters

Administrative Assistant – Leona Boyle

(780) 415-0465

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Leona has been involved in the sport of figure skating her entire life, as a Skater, Coach, Section Board Member, Learning Facilitator and recently a STAR 1-4 Judge.  She works part time in the office as the Administrative Assistant.  Her knowledge of the sport provides assistance to the other section office staff.

Finance Coordinator – Marlyn Do

(780) 415-0593

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Office Accounting Support:
  • Coordination of accounts receivable/payable
  • Payroll
  • Budget monitoring and reporting
  • Bookkeeping and auditing
  • Casino reporting