Working Committees

Synchro Swim Ontario thanks all who volunteer on committees. If you are interested in sitting on a committee for the upcoming season, please e-mail the Executive Director. There are limited spaces on all committees. Please send your name, contact information, affiliation (club, role in sport), etc. and indicate your area of interest when you reply.


*Executive Director or designate is ex-officio member of all committees.

Synchro Swim Ontario Committees and Chairs


Finance & Audit Committee

Catrine Klein  (Treasurer; Chair)

Jill Nelson

Mikhail Zaitsev

Mary Dwyer (Staff Designate)

Mary-Jane Ling (Advisory)


High Performance Committee

Sheilagh Croxon (Chair)
Jadine Cleary (Synchro Canada Representative)
Mary Dwyer (SSO Executive Director)
Jan McLaughlin (Officials/Judges Representative)
Rachel Klein (SSO Staff Designate/Secretary)
*Please note that this Operating Committee also comprises members of the OHPSI Management Team as defined in our agreements with the Canadian Sport Institute and replaces all previous SSO HP working Committees.


Human Resources Committee

Mary-Jane Ling (Chair)

Catrine Klein

Wendy Yule

Mary Dwyer (Staff Designate)


Marketing and Communications Committee

Catrine Klein (Chair)

Ted Smith

Lauren Souch

Mary Dwyer (Staff Designate)


Nominating Committee

Jill Nelson (Chair)

Suzanne Laroche

Pat McCann

Mary Dwyer (Staff Designate)


Program Policy Committee

Ruth Belcher (Chair)

Ted Smith

Liz Simmie

Mary Dwyer (Staff Designate)


Provincial Jury of Appeal

Karen Seymour (Chair)

Jennifer Saunders

Wendy Yule

Ted Smith (Alternate)


Provincial Rules Committee

Karen Seymour (Chair)

Rachel Klein (Staff Designate)

Mary-Jane Ling (Board Designate)


Provincial Scoring Chair

Ted Smith


Technical Training and Development Committee

Mary-Jane Ling (Chair)

Sheilagh Croxon

Lianna Sottile

Leslie Taylor

Lindsay Wandziak

Rachel Klein (Staff Designate & CS4L & HP)


Ontario Officials Management Team (OOMT)

Karen Seymour (Chair, Ethics)

Lynda Furniss (Stats Level 3 & 4)

Angele Gaulin-Marchand (Panels)

Suzanne Laroche

Jennifer Lloyd-Sanders

Leslie Taylor (Certification & Training)


Volunteer Management Committee

Erika Lindner (Chair)

Suzanne Kostron

Louise Koza

Bari-Leigh Myers

Mary Dwyer (Staff Designate)





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