WOMEN'S COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

NAME
DESIGNATION
Vanessa McCarron
Chairperson
Barbara Stary-Brown
Committee Member
Rachel Kuramoto
Committee Member
Lauren Perrie
Committee Member
Jocelyn Sutherland
Committee Member
Lynn Campbell
Committee Member
Emilie Townsend
Committee Member

VISION 

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Women and girls to live better and healthier lives through sports and exercise.

 

MISSION 

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To create opportunities that will positively impact the transformation of women and girls in and through Judo and exercise

 

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The overall aim of the Women in Judo Committee is to assist the Executive Board to raise awareness about gender equality, inclusion and promote membership growth.

 

AUTHORITY, STRUCTURE AND MEMBERSHIP

The membership of the Women in Judo Committee shall be as follows:

  • 1 x Chair - appointed by JNS Executive team

  • 5 representatives - by invitation of the Chair and JNS Executive team

  • 1 x Athletes Representative - by invitation of the committee

  • Secretary

  • The JNS President is an ex-officio member of the Committee but does not have the right to vote.

 

TERM OF COMMITTEE

The Committee will be appointed on a biennial basis.

 

COMPETENCIES/ATTRIBUTES

  • Experience and knowledge of Judo provincially, nationally and internationally

  • Experience and knowledge in gender equality measures

  • Sound senior management and leadership experience

  • Communication, research, and documentation experience

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To deliver advocacy on gender equality issues in Judo

  • Advocacy for increased participation of women in Judo and in leadership positions, promoting the rights and well-being of women in and through sport

  • Development and dissemination of Judo NS's position on women and sport issues, and monitoring and regularly reporting on the progress in meeting gender equality

  • Supporting the development of women’s skills in management, coaching, officiating, and leadership

  • To be active in raising awareness about gender equality in their respective domains

 

STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

  • The development and implementation of a Women in Judo strategy

  • Identify funding opportunities supporting the strategic plan

  • To identify and cooperate with other sport associations in regular exchange and knowledge

  • Continue to oversee the gender equality in Judo NS and recommend changes

  • To establish and maintain contacts with people responsible for women’s Judo in Judo Canada and other Judo PTSO's.

  • Recognition of achievements of individuals promoting women in and through Judo, including through the Women and Judo Award

  • Identification and creation of projects benefiting girls and women

 

WORKING METHOD

  • Meet physically once a year or at the request of Chair. 

  • Meetings would be monthly. 

  • Conference calls to be held as required.