50th Anniversary Working Group


Gymnastics BC is pleased to present an exciting opportunity for you to influence and have your say in the planning of our 50th anniversary celebration in 2019! If you love event planning and would like to honour the history and contributions of Gymnastics BC, we invite you to join our 50th anniversary working group.

About the working group:

The 50th anniversary working group will plan, coordinate and support an event to take place in 2019 to commemorate GBC’s 50 years of leadership in the governance, promotion and development of gymnastics in British Columbia. The working group will fulfill this purpose through collaboration with GBC staff and members of the GBC Board of Directors. 

For complete working group details, download the terms of reference

The roles* of the working group members may include: 

  • Co-Chairs 
  • Sponsorship Coordinator 
  • Outreach Coordinator 
  • Members-at-Large 

*Individual roles will be assigned after the expression of interest deadline. 

The working group will consist of a maximum of 7 people, excluding Gymnastics BC staff and board members. Please be advised that the selection of the working committee members will be at the discretion of Gymnastics BC. 

Eligibility: Working group members must be current GBC members, Life Members or Members of Distinction. Special consideration will be given to non-GBC members who have a positive, longstanding history with GBC.                                                                                                                                           

Membership Term: Anticipated term of 15 months, commencing January 2018 and ending two months post-event in 2019 to allow for debrief and wrap-up.

Working Methods and Meetings:

The working group will meet during regular work week hours but will also be required to actively participate in email communications.
GBC will endeavor to provide at least 3 weeks’ notice of all meetings. However, please be aware that a situation may necessitate a meeting to be held with short notice. Frequency of meetings will depend on the progress of the event planning.
The first meeting of the GBC 50th annniversary working group will take place between January 15, 2018 and February 3, 2018. The purpose of this meeting is to outline individual roles and responsibilities and shape the general vision for the 50th anniversary celebration.

Expression of Interest: 

If you would like to join Gymnastics BC's 50th Anniversary working group, please express your interest to Vanessa Albert at by Friday, December 15, 2017 at 4 p.m. Please ensure you have read the working group terms of reference prior to your expression of interest.