About  /  Who We Are

Our Story

The Grande Prairie Regional Sport Connection (GPRSC) is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization representing and serving the Grande Prairie and Area sport community. Our vision is to be a strong and connected sport community in the Grande Prairie Region.

Our mission is to influence and support the growth and enhancement of sport in the Grande Prairie Region by:

  • Promoting sport in Grande Prairie and Area
  • Being a resource to the sport community
  • Increasing communication lines between sport organizations enabling them to collaborate and reduce redundancies
  • Supporting individuals or organizations in hosting or bidding for sport events
  • Recognizing athletes, volunteers, corporate and individual contributors to sport in our region.
  • Providing a vehicle for discussion and information sharing
  • Facilitating increased access to education and training for athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers
  • Supporting the Grande Prairie Regional Recreation Committee in implementing the Joint Recreation Master Plan
ESTABLISHED
2014

Board of Directors

Leigh Goldie
Chair
Jodi Minton
Vice Chair
Lindsey McNeil
Secretary
Melanie Bell-Fournier
Treasurer
Eunice Friesen
City of Grande Prairie Councillor
Linda Waddy
County of Grande Prairie Councillor
Holt Humphrey
Director
Garett Richardson
Director
Melissa Renfree
Director
Christine Rawlins
County of Grande Prairie: Director Non-Voting
Katie Biberdorf
City of Grande Prairie: Director Non-Voting
Krista Schuett
GPRRC Coordinator: Director Non-Voting
Kenneth Hildebrand
Town of Sexsmith Councillor: Director Non-Voting

Staff

Karna Germsheid
Executive Director
Paige Grasby
Events and Partnerships Assistant
Jolaina Hahn
Adminstrative Assistant