OUR VISION

Fostering a love of horses and sport, for life.

OUR MISSION

Uniting the Canadian equestrian community in the pursuit of excellence while inspiring and serving people and their horses.

OUR VALUES

Responsibility
Community
Quality
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NATIONAL SPORT ORGANIZATION

A History of Mergers

Meet our Staff Team

As a group of horse people and sports professionals, EC staff work to serve, promote and protect the interests of participants and athletes in our sport – both horse and human.
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Executive Office

Reporting to the President and Board of Directors, our Chief Executive Officer works together with the EC Leadership Team to implement the strategic and operational plans The executive team leads and works alongside the volunteer board, board committees, operational committees, voting members, National Affiliate Associations & Corporations, and Provincial and Territorial Partners to carry out EC’s mandate 
Lisa Robertson
President
Term Ending: 2026
Meg Krueger
Chief Executive Officer
Secretary General
Marilyn Korim
Manager
Corporate Operations
Sue Bundy
Business Development Officer

Active Equine, Industry, & Development

As part of its commitment to promoting and protecting a vibrant active equine industry in Canada as well as the health and welfare of all active equines in Canada, the department works on projects and programs to be the voice of the horse in our sport.  
Jean Klosowicz
Manager
Equine Traceability Business Development
Lindsay Nakonechny
Coordinator
Active Equine Development Specialist

Marketing & Communications

Supporting the promotional and fundraising requirements of EC, the marketing and communications department represents the forward-facing voice of EC. The MarComms team is responsible for community engagement, document management, translation, event coverage, sport promotion, information dissemination, public relations, social media, sponsorship, event management and fundraising 
Melanie McLearon
Director
Marketing & Communications
Annabelle Briand
Coordinator
Translation
Gerry van Blokland
Specialist
Graphic Design & Visual Media
Erin Foster
Production Specialist
Marketing & Communications

Finance & Administration

The finance department handles EC’s budget and all services related to the organization’s financial well-being. The team completes all accounting tasks, recordkeeping, cash flow, and administration.
Danielle L. Bowness
Director
Finance
Hanwen Mo
Manager
Finance
Faizan Dawada
Coordinator
Finance

High Performance

The High Performance department works with all FEI disciplines including dressage, eventing, show jumping, para-dressage, endurance, driving, and vaulting. The team assists close to 1,000 athletes and coaches to reach their full potential of qualifying and representing Canada at the Olympics, Paralympics, Pan Am Games, FEI World Championships, Nations Cups, and any other event on the FEI calendar or development event
James Hood
Director
High Performance and FEI Relations
Karen Hendry-Ouellette
Manager
Jumping
Christine Peters
Senior Manager
Dressage Olympic/Paralympic Program
Fleur Tipton
Manager
Eventing
Lindsey Blakely
Coordinator
Jumping
Eric Bobyn
Performance Analyst
Jamie-Ann Goodfellow
Program Coordinator
Para-Dressage
Celine Hutchison Majerus
Program Coordinator
Dressage

Sport Operations

EC’s largest department, the sport operations team works directly with over 15,000 external stakeholders including Sport Licence Holders, coaches, officials, show organizers, volunteers, participants, E-campus learners, and any safe sport complaint participants. They also oversee rules and sanctioning, program development (such as Learn to Ride & Drive), event and horse administration for approximately 10,000 active horse athletes, results and rankings from over 400 sanctioned competitions, and coach development and certification for close to 2,000 coaches.   They are focused on meeting the needs of the community in the domestic and amateur parts of our sport.
Rachel Huebert
Director
Sport Operations
Maria-Christina Lepore
Manager
Competition Services
Sylvie Tanguay
Manager
Community Experience
Sophie Balogh
Manager
Sport Development
Sandy Aube
Coordinator
Sport Licence & Coach Status Services
Shauna Curran-Cooper
Coordinator
Equine Medication Control
Alexandra Hubley
Coordinator
FEI Athlete Services
Tony La Giorgia
Coordinator
Officials
Nicky Madill
Coordinator
Competition Services
Christine Primeau
Coordinator
Sport Licences and Registration Services
Pavel Robinson
Programmer Analyst
Megan Sivyer
Coordinator
Equestrian Foundations