Board Members

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows KidSport™ Board of Directors is a group of committed volunteers who are passionate and hold strong beliefs that sports are beneficial for children, their health and personal development.

Gary Manson, Chair

Gary’s background of training, interest and professional work lies in sport and recreation. In the first half of his career he worked in youth development and recreation services seeing first-hand the value of healthy activities for young people of all different backgrounds. For the last 15 years he has worked in marketing communications, currently running his own firm and is happy to be a part of the committee in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows.

Len Walters, Vice-Chair 

Len was the founding Chair of the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows KidSport chapter which started in 2011, he currently sits on the Board as the Past Chair. After a 41 year career in the park sector, Len recently retired from his position as Superintendent of Parks. Len was a dedicated soccer coach for 20 years and a committed community volunteer and he was honoured with the Pitt Meadows Citizen of the Year Award. Over the years Len has seen first-hand the positive impact kids gain from playing sports and does not want to see any kids sitting on the sidelines.

Mary Jane Abbott, Treasurer

Nicky Tu, Secretary

Nicky Tu, Secretary

Cornelius Temple

Currently President of Ridge Meadows Minor Baseball Association, Cornelius joined KidSport Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Board in 2010. He believes that by dedicating time to KidSport and working together, all kids will have the opportunity to participate in sports.

Oliver Broermann, Board Member

Karen Bateson, Board Member

Tany Dailey, Board Member

Kyle Robertson, Board Member

Larissa Franklin, Board Member

Tristan Smyth, Board Member