Taekwondo Canada Welcomes Carla Anderson as Executive Director

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Taekwondo Canada – Ottawa, ON, March 13, 2018 – Taekwondo Canada is pleased to announce that Carla Anderson has been appointed the organization’s Executive Director effective March 19th. Carla will be responsible for developing opportunities for Taekwondo Canada, and will drive the vision to develop, promote, expand and sustain our organization. Carla will also provide overall management of the day-to-day operations and work closely with the Board of Directors on growing the organization consistent with the mission and goals of Taekwondo Canada.

Anderson holds a Bachelor of Arts (Recreation and Leisure Studies) from Concordia University. In 1987 she began working as an Assistant with the Canadian Olympic Committee. Anderson finished her career of 29 years as Director, Games with the COC, having worked at 7 Olympic Summer Games, 7 Olympic Winter Games and 6 Pan American Games.

Quote from Master Wayne Mitchell (Taekwondo Canada President)

It was very apparent to me early in the process that Carla is a problem solver with a very collaborative attitude. Taekwondo Canada will benefit greatly from her experience and skills at creating winning management teams. I am looking forward to great strides in building those winning teams within all aspects of our Taekwondo Community such as volunteers, staff, board, coaches, referees, high performance or recreational. She is going to be able to assist us in creating that positive environment in which teams can thrive and grow to their potential.

“I am so excited to be joining the Taekwondo Canada Team”, said Anderson. “With years of experience working in the sport community, and with much of my focus on High Performance sport, with all Olympic and Pan American sports, I am looking forward to putting all my attention and focus on the sport of Taekwondo. I look forward to working with the Taekwondo community.”


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