Canada Soccer Corridor of Famer Brittany Timko Baxter has joined Canada Soccer’s board of administrators.
Timko Baxter is the primary former ladies’s nationwide staff participant to serve on the Canada Soccer board. She made 132 appearances for Canada together with three World Cups and two Olympic Video games, successful bronze on the 2012 Olympics in London.
Two different feminine unbiased administrators — Charisse Bacchus and Stephanie Geosits — had been ratified, bringing the entire to 5 sitting feminine administrators.
The ratification got here Saturday at Canada Soccer’s digital Annual Assembly of the Members.
Crooks formally elected as vice-president
The assembly additionally noticed the election of Canada Soccer vice-president Charmaine Crooks confirmed. Paul-Claude Berube and Charlie Cuzzetto had been elected as regional administrators for Quebec and British Columbia/Yukon, respectively.
Crooks was initially appointed vice-president by the board of administrators in January, turning into the primary feminine and the primary particular person of color to function the governing physique’s VP. On Saturday, she was formally elected to serve the rest of the put up vacated when Nick Bontis grew to become Canada Soccer president in November.
Crooks has been a member of the Canada Soccer board since 2013 and at present serves as a member of FIFA’s Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions. A former observe and subject athlete, Crooks is a five-time Olympian and Olympic silver medallist who was Canada’s flag- bearer on the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
Berube, a lawyer, has served on the board since 2015. Cuzzetto, a longtime Metropolis of Vancouver recreation supervisor has served on the board since 2009.
Bacchus is a lawyer and former observe and subject athlete on the College of Kansas who competed for Trinidad and Tobago. Geosits is a sports activities govt who has labored in a wide range of Canadian soccer roles, most lately as govt director of Burlington (Ont.) Youth Soccer.
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