The Festival

Our People Marc Chalifoux

Since the festival's creation 28 years ago, many talented and passionate people have worked behind the scenes to delight its visitors. The festival is governed by a non-profit society, with a Board of Directors who is passionate about sport, arts and culture, and spreading winter joy throughout the community.The festival's staff members work all year long to iron out every last detail of the event and collaborate with community organizations to help it grow.

Board of Directors


PRESIDENT
Harm de Groot
VICE-PRESIDENT
Jeff Davis
TREASURER
Rien Visscher
DIRECTOR (EDMONTON WINTER TRIATHLON)
Rodney Al
DIRECTOR (SKATE RACES)
Brian Johnston
DIRECTOR
Rikke Dootjes
DIRECTOR
Tyler Westover
DIRECTOR
Chris Ward
DIRECTOR
Roswitha Soepenberg
SECRETARY
Douwe Spriensma
 

Staff


EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Erin Di Loreto
 
PRODUCTION MANAGER
Matt L’Hirondelle
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Maria Koulouris
BOOKKEEPER
Shamira da Silva
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Karen Mykietka
 
SITE STAFF
Shauna Murphy
 
Bruce Chedzoy
Adam Drost
FIRE CAPTAIN
Jason Wispinski
NORTHGATE INDUSTRIES SITE SUPPORT
Cliff Grant
OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER
Marc J. Chalifoux Photography
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Greg deJong
PUBLICISTS
Darka Tarnawsky
Kyle Humeny
Silver Skate

The mission of the Silver Skate Festival Society is to provide a free family-oriented winter celebration blending sport, recreation, arts and culture, showcasing various skating disciplines and promoting outdoor activities in Alberta.

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