Administration and AGM


Membership in the Association is open to any individual interested in furthering and promoting the purposes of the Association.

Become a Member


Our AGM is held annually in the early fall.  Members in good standing will be sent a notice of the AGM.

Notice of the AGM December 12, 2023.
This includes notice of the AGM, RSVP instructions, a special resolution on bylaw changes, instructions on voting, and a voting form for members not attending the meeting and who wish to vote on the special resolution.
Please also review the full information for the AGM.
This includes:
Notice of the AGM December 12, 2023
BCBSRA Amended Bylaws Summary of Material Changes
BCBSRA Amended Bylaws
Nominating Committee Report


Read the Bylaws .pdf

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the BC Blind Sports and Recreation Association (BC Blind Sports) is a governance board.  The role of the Board of Directors is to set the strategic direction of the association, establish policy, financial policy guidelines, overall budgets and fees and to approve as presented, or as amended by the board, the annual budget.  The board consists of seven to nine elected members.

A call for nominations for members of the board will be circulated to Members in Good Standing prior to the AGM.

Elections are typically held for two-year terms on the board.

2024 Board of Directors:

President, Brian Cowie
Vice President, Tami Boccaccio
Treasurer, Tom Ollis
Bob Smith, Director
Vern Short, Director
Nancy Leung, Director
Lisa Binnie, Director


Our Staff are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the organization.

  • Jane D. Blaine – Executive Director
  • David Chung – Finance Manager
  • Susan Flanagan – Member Services Coordinator
  • Lachlan Gilchrist-Blackwood – Sport Participation Coordinator
  • Linda Dooley – Office Coordinator

Staff can be reached via email using the following format:
First name

The Office Coordinator can be reached by using info in place of the first name.