Welland Wado-Kai Karate Club Committees
The Welland Karate Clubs have six committees which are responsible for making decisions and setting the standards for the Clubs. ALL students, regardless of their rank, are welcome to join any of the committees other than the Executive Committee and the Grading Committee. Please speak to your Sensei if you are interested. Remember, it is your club too!
5.2 Executive Committee
This committee oversees all of the other committees. The Executive Committee members are Sensei Denis Labbé (President), Sensei Ron Mattie (Vice-President), and Sensei Anne Readhead (Secretary-Treasurer)
5.3 Grading Committee
This committee sets out the criteria for gradings and evaluations, as well as scheduling and overseeing them. The Chairperson of the Grading Committee is Sensei Eddy Poulin and the Committee members are Sensei John Thompson, Sensei Rod Sumbler, and Sensei Shannon DeForest.
5.4 Tournament Committee
This Committee is responsible for organizing and conducting the Peter Ciolfi Memorial Karate Tournament. The coordinator for this tournament is Sensei Anne REadhead and her assistant is Kelsey Labbé . The Committee members are Sensei Rod Sumbler, Sensei Steven Nagy, Sensei Alexander Nagy, Sensei Shannon DeForest, and Sensei Randy Mullin.
5.4.1 Inter-club Tournament Sub-committee
This sub-committee is responsible for organizing and conducting the quarterly inter-club tournaments. The Chairperson of this Subcommittee is Sensei Steven Nagy and its member is Alexander Nagy.
5.5 Fund-Raising Committee
This Committee is responsible for fund-raising for the Welland Clubs. The Committee members are Sensei Eddy Poulin, Sensei Rod Sumbler, Sensei Dean Brown, Sensei Mitchell Brown, Sensei Steven Nagy, Sensei Steffannie Hancharyk, Sensei Shannon DeForest, Michelle Taylor, and Mary Montpetit.
5.6 Marketing Committee
This committee is responsible for any advertising activities required for the Welland Clubs. The Chairperson of this Committee is Sensei Steven Nagy and the Committee members are Sensei Tom Liszt and Sensei Jonathan Blaney.