Toronto Organizing Committee for the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games

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Toronto Organizing Committee for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan Games
Comité d’organisation des Jeux panaméricains et parapanaméricains de 2015 à Toronto
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Motto United We Play
/ Unis, nous jouons
/ unidos jugamos[1]
Formation January 21, 2010
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Official language
English, French, Spanish
Chief Executive Officer
Saad Rafi
Website [2]

The Toronto Organizing Committee for the 2015 Pan Parapan American Games (TO2015) (French: Comité d’organisation des Jeux panaméricains et parapanaméricains de 2015 à Toronto - TOR2015) is a non-profit organization responsible for producing and financing the 2015 Pan American Games and 2015 Parapan American Games. Established on January 21, 2010, about three months after the 2015 games were awarded to Toronto, Ontario.[2]

TO2015 was led by chief executive officer Ian Troop, who has senior operating experience with multinational corporations [3] Its board of directors consisted of 12 members, with five partners the, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Canadian and Ontario provincial governments, and the City government of Toronto.[4]

In December 2013 Troop was fired. He was replaced in January 2014 by Saad Rafi.[5]


Members of the Organizing Committee[edit]

The following are members of the organizing committee and their title.[6]

Name Title
Saad Rafi Chief Executive Officer
David Peterson Chair
Katherine Henderson Senior Vice-President, Marketing & Revenue
Barbara Anderson Chief Financial Officer
Allen Vansen Senior Vice-President, Operations
Bob O'Doherty Senior Vice-President, Sport and Venues
Elaine Roper Senior Vice-President, Human Resources
Murray Noble Senior Vice-President, Infrastructure
Peter Donolo Senior Vice-President, Public Affairs
Louise Lutgens Senior Vice-President, Community and Cultural Affairs
Karen Hacker Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Roger Garland Chairman Emeritus

Board of Directors[edit]

The following are members of the board of directors and what they are known for. The board was selected to represent the five different partners in the games: the three governments and the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee[7]

Name Title/Accomplishments
David Peterson Chair
Marcel Aubut President of the Canadian Olympic Committee
Sylvie Bernier Former Olympic Diving champion and Pan American Games medalist.
Martha Billes Controlling shareholder of the Canadian Tire Corporation
Michael Chambers Former president of the Canadian Olympic Committee
Tony Gagliano Canadian businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Doug Hamilton Former Olympics Rowing medalist.
Sandra Levy Former Olympic field hockey player and Vice President of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind
David Legg President of the Canadian Paralympic Committee
Walter Sieber Former Vice President of the Canadian Olympic Committee
Victoria Winter Former Pan American Games medalist in dressage
Joe Halstead Chairman of Ontario Place Former CEO/Chair of Festival Management Committee Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto (Formally Caribana)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OThe Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Unveils Logo". Toronto 2015. 2011-04-29. Retrieved 2009-09-29. 
  2. ^ "Organizing Committee". Official Toronto 2015 website. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  3. ^ "Ian Troop - Chief Executive Officer". Official Toronto 2015 website. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  4. ^ "Board of Directors". Official Toronto 2015 website. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  5. ^ Pan Am Games CEO Ian Troop fired
  6. ^ Organizing Committee
  7. ^ [1]