2018 FWOC Board of Directors
Position Name Phone Other E-Mail
President David Roberts
Past President
Eduard Spelier (403) 889-4522 pastpresident@orienteeringcalgary.ca
Treasurer Jean MacNaughton

Secretary Marsha Fehr

VP Technical Bob MacDonald
Junior Development*
Adrian Zissos junior@orienteeringcalgary.ca
VP Mapping
Scott Newson

Membership Mauricio Estevez membership@orienteeringcalgary.ca
Volunteer Coordinator
Finley Brandreth
Member at Large Carmie Callanan
Member at Large Stirling McMillan

Member at Large Mardy Roberts
Club Coach Vacant coach@orienteeringcalgary.ca

*Junior program inquiries should be directed to staff below.

Junior Programs

Position Name Phone E-Mail
SOGO 1 & 2 Head Coach Lenora Carbonetto lenora@sogoadventurerunning.com
Program Coordinator
SOGO @School
Deanne Stephen
Kimberly Iandolo
(403) 467-9153
(403) 605-6052

FWOC Committees

Committees run on a yearly basis and are appointed by the BOD following the AGM in January. Members can opt out or new members appointed as suits their / the committee’s needs. FWOC members can apply to the BOD to join committees.


Current Members

Date Established


Adult Training Committee

Marsha Fehr

Finley Brandreth

Magali Robert

Teresa Winn

January 2015 - present

Potential mandate:

  1. Develop and review training programs for adult newcomers and veterans to the sport, included in this is Navigation 101, Intro Clinics (First Contact), Advanced Orienteering Training, and Officials Courses
  2. Ensure programs adhere to the LTAD guidelines.
  3. ?Track participants to determine success of introductory programs in attracting newcomers.

Head Coach Hiring Committee

Marsha Fehr

David Campden

Adrian Zissos

Jan - April 2017


  1. To define the head coach job description
  2. To advertise
  3. To review applications and select best person

Communications and Promotions Committee

Marsha Fehr

Jean McNaughton

Mardy Roberts

Stirling McMillan

Feb 2016 - present


  1. To coordinate the promotion of the sport of orienteering in Calgary.
    1. To increase participation in FWOC programs and events.
    2. To increase awareness of orienteering and the club.
    3. To develop (and increase) a media presence.
  2. To enhance communication within the club.
    1. To facilitate email communication to membership.
    2. To ensure social media content of the club is current.
    3. To establish a new email communication system. (Done)

Events Committee

Bob McDonald

Karen Martino

new members welcome

Feb 2017 - present

Mandate: Plan and maintain annual calendar of FWOC-organised orienteering events. Coordinate with SOGO committee, other committees, AOA and EOOC to create a combined annual calendar of events avoiding conflicts as much as possible.

a)Identify all orienteering events that affect our members including local, Sogo, provincial, national and international.

b)Place all the events on a single calendar posted on the web, hopefully color coded.

c)Identify gaps in the schedule where a new event could be planned.

d)Maintain a list of qualified event organizers, including qualifications.

e) (Assign) Seek Event Coordinators to each event.

f)Support Event coordinators in organizing their events.

Available for email advice:

Eduard S, Adrian Z (SOGO), Janet A (equip), Don B (map)

Finance Committee



Casino Liaison

Feb 2017 - present

Mandate: Create and maintain a set of financial policies by which the spending of FWOC money is governed. New policies must be approved by the FWOC BOD.

Junior Development Committee

Adrian Zissos

Jean McNaughton

Nicki Rehn

Feb 2014 -present

(Formerly know as JDP Committee)

Mandate: Create learning opportunities for youth to learn about all aspects of orienteering: running: endurance, speed, power, agility and navigation.

Mapping Committee

Don Bayly

Teresa Winn

Michael Svoboda

Sylvestre Charles

Scott Newson (VP)

Clarence Kort

Marsha Fehr

2012 (?) - present


  1. Maintain, update, revise and otherwise manage maps, mapping permissions, ocad files, and a mapping budget on a yearly basis.
  2. Assess areas for new maps, including research determining lidar availability, air photos and base maps and permissions.
  3. Organize mapping clinics.
  4. Supervise and support mappers.
  5. Coordinate with the AOA Mapping Committee in the development of new maps, esp around Calgary.

Participation and Competitive Development Committee

Gabrielle Savard

July 2015


  1. (Done) To provide a new policy for the Board to approve by Oct 31, 2015, to include
    1. Nationally selected athletes
    2. Local participants
  2. (ongoing) To review yearly applications to policy and recommend allocation of funds.

Club Coach Advisory Committee

Karin Gerritsen

Teresa Winn

Marsha Fehr

March - August 2017


  1. Advise the club coach in providing training programs for members and introductory programs or clinics to attract new members.
  2. Support / assist club coach as needed.
  3. Schedule monthly (or more frequently as needed) meetings to review needs and programs.
  4. Review and approve coach’s invoice and forward to Treasurer for payment.

Nominations Past President Solicit nominations for vacant Board of Director positions.

Email Updates

FWOC uses a mailing list to keep interested members informed of upcoming events, training, projects, meetings, and items of general interest. Joining the list is essential as it is the complete source of news and information. Click here to join the FWOC mail service.

FWOC also has a group mailing list through Yahoo so that members can contact each other. This list is open to anyone who'd like to join. Only subscribers to the list can email the group. New subscribers may not be able to post immediately. Be sure to update your address if it changes. Join the group mailing list

O-West Mailing List
If you're interested in goings on around the region, subscribe to the O-West list as well (or by email). This list has info about events and such in Alberta, BC, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon.

General inquiries

By Email: info@orienteeringcalgary.ca

Corporate / Teambuilding events
By Email: teambuilding@orienteeringcalgary.ca

Specific inquiries
Please contact the appropriate club officer.