COMMITTEES

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WANTED:

We need new Committee members to help us build the SWKKF into a leading, global karate organization.  Come and join us.  Your contribution would be greatly appreciated.

A   Student Proficiency Committee

      Sensei Ron Mattie ‐ Senate Advisor

A   Student Proficiency

Committee

Sensei Ron Mattie ‐ Senate Advisor

Bunkai Committee

Sensei Kris Reynolds – Chair

Sensei Jim Freeman

Sensei Darren Humphries

Sensei Craig McCleary

Sensei Sandro Reffo

Kata Committee

Sensei Ron Mattie – Chair

(There are alternate members for each project)

Shintani Kata Committee

Sensei Shelley McGregor 

Sensei Sandford DeWitt

Kumite Committee

Sensei Neil Prime – Chair

Sensei Peter Avino

Sensei Brad Cosby

Self-defense Committee

Sensei Darren Marshall – Chair

Sensei Mike Rust

Grading Committee

Sensei Darren Humphries – Chair             

Sensei Cheryl Boivin                                   

Sensei Kevin Bowes                                   

Sensei Melanie Camirand                          

Sensei Bill Hynes

Sensei Shelley McGregor

Sensei Neil Prime

Sensei Randy Mullin

Mandate:  The Grading Committee's purpose is to ensure that the SWKKF Grading Procedures maintain the highest possible standards and provide consistency through all areas of the SWKKF.  These procedures will directly reflect the teachings and values of Hanshi Shintani.

B   Proficiency Committee

      Sensei Neil Prime ‐

Senate Advisor

Judging/Training Committee

Mandate Phase 1 (Current)

The committee members will provide knowledge and advice in a constructive manner to train registered members of the SWKKF in the standardized procedures for table work, corner judges and center referee protocols.

Mandate Phase 2 (Under development)

The committee members will work with the tournament rules committee to identify and develop teaching tools and a training program for registered members of the SWKKF in the standardized procedures for certified judges and referees to consistently and accurately identify calls in the tournament ring.

Judging/Training Committe Members

Sensei Anne Readhead – Chair

Sensei Shelley McGregor – Assistant Chair

Sensei Blaine Beemer

Sensei David Brunarski
Sensei Shannon DeForest

Sensei Lauren Fast
Sensei Scott Knowles
Sensei Ron Mattie

Sensei Dan McKee

Sensei Rod Philip

Certified Trainers

Sensei Denise Baxter
Sensei Blaine Beemer
Sensei David Brunarski
Sensei Heather Fidyk
Sensei Tom Foster
Sensei Jeff Gervin
Sensei Michel Gosselin
Sensei Darren Humphries
Sensei Crystal Johnson
Sensei Craig McCleary
Sensei Shelley McGregor
Sensei Daniel McKee
Sensei Lauren Fast
Sensei Cal Pettet
Sensei Rod Philip
Sensei Anne Readhead
Sensei Kris Reynolds

Tournament Committee

Mandate

The Tournament Committee (the committee’s) purpose is to ensure that SWKKF Tournaments provide a forum in which the membership can compete in a safe, controlled environment by providing and maintaining a published document outlining approved rules and regulations.  Tournament rules and regulations will remain consistent through all areas of the SWKKF to standardize the way tournaments are conducted.  Tournament rules and procedures will directly reflect the values of Hanshi Shintani.
 

Sensei Kevin Bowes – Chair

Sensei Blaine Beemer

Sensei David Brunarski 
Sensei Kevin Dyck

Sensei Tom Foster

Sensei Colin Frans

Sensei Shelley McGregor

Sensei Daniel McKee

Sensei Kelsey Mramor

Sensei Lauren Fast

Sensei Rod Phillip

Sensei Anne Readhead

Para Committee

Sensei Anne Readhead - Chair (Program Coordinator)
Sensei Steffannie Hancharyk (Instructor Advisor)
Sensei Kyle Chambers (Competition Advisor)
Sensei Heather Fidyk (Resource auxiliary member)
Sensei Ron Mattie (Senate Advisor)

Reference Manual Committee

Sensei Jim Atkinson – Chair

Sensei Beverly Beuermann‐King

Sensei Neil Prime

C.  Marketing & Communications

Committee

Sensei Michel Gosselin ‐

Senate Advisor

Marketing & Communications Coordination Committee

Sensei Melanie Camirand – Chair

Sensei Marco Reyes - Website

Sensei Randy Schiller - Secretary
Sensei Alice Pinto - Social Media
Sensei Daniel McCoy - Promote Award and Scholarship
Sensei Kevin Dyck - Dojo Liaison & Harmonizer Contributor
Sensei Gary Nicholls 

 

Shintani Team Committee

Mandate

To represent and promote Hanshi Shintani and the SWKKF at various tournaments and events within the organization and to uphold the values of Hanshi Shintani and the SWKKF at both SWKKF events and other tournaments and events outside the SWKKF.


Sensei Michel Gosselin – Coach  

Sensei Colin Frans
Sensei Nicolas Gosselin
Sensei Brian Julian
Sensei Kelsey Mramor

Harmonizer

Newsletter Committee

Sensei Alice Pinto – Chair

Sensei Kevin Dyck

Sensei Collin Frans

Sensei Yvon Lebel

Sensei Randy Mullin

Website Committee

Sensei Marco Reyes – Chair

Archieve

 

Mandate

To document and archive the past 60 years of growth and promotion of Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation throughout Canada and growth Internationally.  To compile and archive historic events and people whom contributed to Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation encouraging growth (through our history) of new areas to realize our current goal of growth within the organization.  Document a succession of lineage from Hanshi Shintani to present day within the Shintani Karate Federation.

Sensei Darren Marshall – Chair

Sensei James Ryan

Sensei Michael McDonald

Senate Advisor

Sensei Heather Fidyk ‐

D.  Visibility Committee

Grant and Fundraising Committee

Sensei Brian Julien – Chair

 

Scholarship Committee

Sensei Kelsey Mramor – Chair

Sensei Blaine Beemer

Sensei Jeff Gervin

Sensei Jeremy Johnson

Sensei Nancy Stocker

Reach Committee

Sensei Beverly Beuermann‐King

Sensei Kelsey Mramor

E.  Operations Committee

Sensei Heather Fidyk

‐- Senate Advisor

Standards and Ethics Committee

Sensei Bruce Perkins – Chair

Sensei Brad Cosby

Sensei Peter Ruch

Affiliate Application Committee

Sensei Peter Ruch – Chair

Sensei Jim Atkinson

Sensei Ron Mattie

Sensei Danny McCoy

Constitution and Bylaw Committee

Sensei Peter Ruch – Chair 

Sensei Heather Fidyk  

Sensei Darren Fidyk 

Sensei Jim Atkinson

Financial Expenditure Committee

Sensei Brad Cosby – Chair

Sensei Bruce Perkins

Sensei Brian Chmay

Budget Committee

Sensei Heather Fidyk – Chair

Sensei Denis Labbé

Audit Committee (Finance Committee)

Sensei Heather Fidyk – Chair

Sensei Dave Blanchett
Sensei James Freeman

Central Purchasing Committee

Sensei Neil Prime – Chair

Sensei Denis Labbé

Sensei Kris Reynolds

National Tournament Planning Committee

Sensei Anne Readhead – Chair 

Sensei Karen Atkinson
Sensei Tom Foster
Sensei Denis Labbé 

Sensei Rod Philip

Sensei Katrina Marques

 

Strategic Planning Committee

Sensei Beverly King – Chair

Sensei Ed Dyck
Sensei Lauren Fast
Sensei James Freeman
Sensei Jeff Gervin

Sensei Marco Reyes