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Athletes' Council - Call for Interested Candidates

Water Polo Canada (WPC) is extending an invitation for nominations to all individuals who are interested in serving on the Athletes’ Council, whose mandate is to “represent and promote the views and interests of the youth, junior and senior national team athletes in an effort to further the objectives of the WPC Board, Staff, Officials and Coaches in achieving best-ever performances”.

The Terms of Reference for the Athletes’ Council, which can be found HERE, provide additional information about the responsibilities of the Council.

There are currently two (2) positions open for a two-year term. 

All eligible members are encouraged to consider running for one of these positions. Eligible members are defined as any athlete who is either a current carded member of Water Polo Canada or was a carded member within five years from the date of their election to the Athletes’ Council.

The calendar for the election of the Athletes’ Council will be:

  • October 5 th : Call for interested candidates
  • November 2nd: Deadline for interested candidates to submit their names
  • November 9th: List of interested candidates will be published and link to the online ballot will be sent out to all eligible members
  • November 23rd: Deadline for online or mail-in votes to be submitted
  • December 1 st : Election results will be published on or before this date

Interested candidates should submit their names, along with a very short letter of motivation (1-2 paragraphs) and a self-photo to: The following information should be included in the letter:

  • The province the candidate is from;
  • Written/spoken language proficiency of the candidate;
  • The position(s) that they are running for; and
  • A description of why the candidate wants to be on the Athletes’ Council and what they hope to contribute to the Council.

Details: Call for Interested Candidates



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