New Executive Director at Badminton BC now hired!

The Executive Director Hiring Committee, comprised of Kieran Nair, Cindy Simpson and Jas Kalsi, reviewed 16 applications based on the job description (click here for job description) and agreed on the six interviews to be conducted during the month of March.  Applicants were not only from BC but from across Canada.  Thank you to all the applicants for showing their interest and taking the time to apply.

Congratulations to our successful candidate Phil Weier as determined by the Board of Badminton BC!

"With 15 years of professional experience in program management and administration specific to badminton, Phil has a diverse wealth of knowledge in the sport.  In addition to the tasks that have been required of him through employment, Phil has also taken advantage of numerous opportunities to volunteer on National committees and engage in event and program management to broaden his understanding of the sport."

Relevant Accomplishments:
- Successful Acting E.D. for the last 12 months
- Leadership role in the management of the 2012 BWF World Senior Championships
- Sits on Badminton Canada's Seeding Committee and Competitions Committee
- Sits on the 2012 Yonex Canada Open Organizing Committee
- Contributor to Badminton Canada's Long Term Athlete Development Model creation

Badminton BC is looking forward to working with Phil officially in this role and trust that in the next few years our organization will grow and flourish.  Weekly meetings between Phil and myself have already sped up many of our processes as we transition into our new Board Structure voted on at the AGM in September 2011 (click here to view).  We are also looking forward to working this summer on our Strategic Plan with the goal of having it in place for the next AGM in September 2012. (Strategic Plan Facilitator application here).

Feel free to contact me at or 250-617-5726 if you have any questions or interest in helping in the organization.

Happy Spring!
Lisa Davison,
President - Badminton BC

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