The Host Society

The people behind the Power

The Host Society Board of Directors is a dynamic cross-section of South Slave volunteers dedicated to spending thousands of hours to help participants find their power during this exceptional sporting and cultural experience. 


Board of Directors:

  • Greg Rowe - President
  • Kevin Smith - Vice President
  • Jason Coakwell - Treasurer
  • Jessica Cox - Secretary
  • Tiffany Demarcke - Director
  • Dana Fergusson - Director
  • Julianne Fuller - Director
  • Mark Horton - Director
  • Shari Olsen - Director
  • Rashmi Patel - Director
  • Olivia Villebrun - Director
  • Rob Wilkins - Director



  • Todd Shafer - General Manager
  • Paula Gour - Executive Assistant
  • Laura Ferguson - Manager of Sport and Venues
  • ​Thorsten Gohl - Manager of Marketing
  • Jennifer Leak - Manager of Athlete Services and Volunteers
  • Shelley Maher - Manager of Athlete Services and Logistics
  • Mellissa Wood - Manager of Culture, Ceremonies, and Volunteers
  • Tracey Hutton - Marketing Coordinator


The staff and volunteers are the workforce behind the games using their years of experience and knowledge of the region to share the unique culture with the circumpolar world.

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