Academic Committee

Community Engagement Subcommittee

Learn more about the Brock University Volunteer Association (BUVA) as well as how we plan on engaging and assisting community organizations.

Curricular Subcommittee

If you are a Brock University faculty member, learn more about how to incorporate Canada Games engagement into your curricula in a variety of ways, regardless of faculty or department. There are documents and other links to Brock University’s guidebook that will help give you ideas and guide you through the process.

Research Subcommittee

Learn about the Canada Games 2019-2020 RFP, the Niagara digital story-telling project, and future initiatives linked to the Canada Games.

How Could the Canada Games Relate to my Teaching and Research?

The Canada Games are far more than just a sport competition. The multi-sport event is also an arts and culture event. Watch this video to get an idea of how the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg included arts and culture programs.

“Art of the Games with Peter Farmer” during the 2017 Canada Summer Games

Become a volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games?


Position/Department Committee Member 
ChairJulie Stevens
Research Associate Jess Crosthwaite
Administrative Support Lara Martin 
Faculty of Applied Health SciencesKirsty Spence 
Faculty of Applied Health SciencesLaura Cousens 
Faculty of HumanitiesJean Ntakirutimana
Faculty of HumanitiesRenée-Claude Breitenstein
Faculty of HumanitiesKeri Cronin 
Faculty of Social SciencesIngrid Makus 
Faculty of Social SciencesKate Bezanson
Faculty of Social SciencesDawn Zinga 
Faculty of EducationHilary Brown 
Library Jonathan Younker 
Centre for Pedagogical Innovation Madelyn Law 
Centre for Pedagogical Innovation Jennifer Kopczinski
Co-op, Career, and Experiential EducationSandy Howe 
Co-op, Career, and Experiential EducationJulia Zhu 
Co-op, Career, and Experiential EducationDavid DiPietro
Co-op, Career, and Experiential EducationCarolyn Finlayson
Indigenous Engagement Cindy Biancaniello
International Services Jesse Barraza 
Niagara 2022 – Canada Summer Games Host CommitteeBarry Wright 
Brock LINCFarzana Crocco
Conference Services Heather McFarlane
Alumni RelationsTerry Cockerline
Marketing and Communication Dan Dakin 
Marketing and Communication Cathy Majtenyi 
Student Life and Community Experience Kristen Smith 
Student Life and Community Experience Bradley Clarke
ResourcesAnna Lathrop 
ResourcesLynn Wells
ResourcesTim Kenyon 
ResourcesScott Johnstone

Committee members on leave

Dan Lonergan (Co-op, Career, and Experiential Education) and Cara Krezek (Co-op, Career, and Experiential Education).

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about the 2022 Niagara Canada Summer Games.