Board of Directors

Heather Mitchell

Chair
Founding Director, Principal (retired), Toronto District School Board - Claude Watson School for the Arts/Elite Sport Program

Heather was an initial founder the Sport Alliance of North York. The Sport Alliance North York was initiated in order to make better use of resources, to improve sport services and to provide sport opportunities for all. This work began back in 1993 and Heather has continued to grow the concept through amalgamation and she brings a broad range of experience to the Toronto Sport Council.

John Wilkinson

Founding Director, Partner, WeirFoulds LLP

John Wilkinson is a partner at WeirFoulds LLP, a Toronto law firm of approximately 75 lawyers. John provides corporate and commercial advice to for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations including sports organizations and charities. In addition to his involvement with the Toronto Sports Council, John is a director of FAST ("Foundation for Athletes and Sport Training") and was (as a volunteer) general legal counsel to Toronto's bid for the 2008 Olympic Games.

 
John brings to TSC legal expertise regarding a variety matters, extensive practical experience regarding corporate governance, fund-raising, risk management, and alternate revenue generation for non-profit organizations. As well, John has an abiding interest in the welfare of Sports in Toronto for the benefit of its population.

Bob Stellick

Stellick Marketing Communications Inc.

Bob Stellick has 25 years experience in sport at the professional and amateur level and brings expertise in sports sponsorship and event execution from the grassroots to professional levels in programs executed across Canada. Bob was an international media relations consultant to Toronto's bid for the 2008 Olympic Games and he has worked extensively with amateur sports organizations (Canadian Soccer Association, Rugby Canada, Hockey Canada and the local branches and associations and Women's Hockey in Ontario). Stellick Marketing-Communications specializes in working with large Canadian corporations (RBC Financial, Bell Canada, Labatt and McDonald's) on creating, developing and executing sports programming at all levels.

Molly Killingbeck

Chair ‘Team' Fund

Molly Killingbeck is a Canadian athlete who competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for Canada, starting in 1984. At the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, she won the silver medal in the 4 x 400 metres with her team mates Charmaine Crooks, Jillian Richardson and Marita Payne. Currently Molly is the National Team Relay Program Coach at University of Toronto Development Centre and the lead coach for selected development programs for National Team Youth and Juniors athletes.

The Toronto Sports Council supports the following sports: