Our Executive Board Members

President - Kelly Lynch

Kelly is manager at IBM Canada, and a business owner in Quispamsis.  She is married to JD and has two children, Emma 17 and Jake 15.  She is a Nova Scotia native but has lived in Quispamsis for 20 years.  Kelly has a Physical Education degree from UNB Fredericton.  She started playing softball at the age of 7 and fell in love with the sport!  She traveled to Nationals in 1993 representing Team Nova Scotia.  Kelly is a past Canada Games Athlete and has coached children in the KV community for 12 years.  Kelly is a Softball New Brunswick Award winner including Female Coach of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.  Kelly is a level 2 certified coach and is an advocate for the Learn to Play Program for Softball New Brunswick.  Kelly is a member of the coaching staff for the 2017 New Brunswick Women's Softball Canada Games Team, travelling to Winnipeg in August. 

 

Vice President - Stacy Blois

 

Stacy joined the KVGSA board in 2013 in the Secretary role after coaching with the KV Girls Softball Association for a year.  Stacy lives in Quispamsis with her husband Jason and son Seth.  Stacy worked with the telephone company since 1987 in a variety of roles over the years and is now enjoying retirement!

Stacy is originally from Moncton and played in the Minor Baseball Leage as a child and then moved to the sport of softball.  She earned back to back Provincial titles and a silver medal at the Orthodox Nationals.

Stacy continued to play softball when she moved to Quispamsis, participating in the Saint John Ladies League until 2012 when she joined KV Girls Softball as a coach!  Stacy is thrilled to be giving back to the sport that has been such a huge part of her life.  Stacy strives to provide the girls in KV with an opportunity to be part of the fantastic game of softball!  She has completed her Level 2 coach training, and is awaiting certification, and has also become a certified Can Pitch instructor.

 

Technical Director - Claudine Sweeney

Claudine is co-founder of Simply For Life with her husband Bruce.  They started SFL as a home based business from the ground up and now have a network of over 40 clinics across Canada.  She is originally from Memramcook, NB and now lives in Darling’s Island with their 2 dogs.  She played competitive softball since the age of 12 and participated in various provincial, national and international competitions.  Claudine represented NB at the Canada Summer Games in 1989.  As a catcher, she played with the Memramcook-Notre Dame Athletics who went on to win NB’s first Junior Women’s Canadian Championship title in 1991.  That same year Claudine was selected at a national training camp to be a member of Team Canada at the World Junior Championships in Australia.  She continued her career in Vancouver and was a member of the White Rock Renegades Organization who participated in tournaments across the country and in California.  A two time Softball New Brunswick Hall of Fame Member, Claudine hopes to continue her participation in the sport she loves by sharing her knowledge and expertise to young girls in KV and continue to develop this amazing sport across the province.  She credits her dedication and discipline to the sport growing up, to the successes in life she has today.

 

 

Executive Director - Kelley Piercy

Kelley Piercy is originally from Quispamsis and while she did live away for many years, she eventually returned home to have her family. She is married to David and they are raising two sports-lovers, Erin and Wilson. Kelley was employed by J.D. Irving, Limited in the field of Human Resources for approximately 20 years and a few years ago, decided to stay home with her children.

Kelley's daughter started to play softball with KVGSA in its first year as an association. She has loved every minute of it and it has given Kelley the opportunity to get involved by helping to coach over the years as well as be a team manager. Kelley has completed her Level 2 coaching and is just awaiting her evaluation to become certified.  Their family looks forward to ball season every year!  

 


Treasurer - Tara Silliker

Tara lives in Rothesay with her husband Alan and two daughters, Sammy 19 and Alex 16. Tara is a native New Brunswicker, and attended UNB Fredericton where she obtained her BBA degree, and she is a Chartered Accountant as well as a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional.


Tara is a proud softball Mom, a level 2 certified softball coach, and coached at her first Nationals at the U18 Canadian Championships in 2016.

 

KVGSA welcomes Tara to our Executive Board knowing that she will keep our numbers in check and the books on budget! 

 

Secretary - Lori Cleveland

  

Lori is excited to be part of this great organization.  She is the proud mother of two teenage children; Bryer 20 and Kennedy 17 and enjoys being part of all that they do.

She has been part of The Hardman Group Limited family of companies since 2001 and performs a wide variety of duties aiding in the successful management of HGL’s New Brunswick portfolio which includes Market Square.

Lori has been part of KVGSA for the past several years in her various roles as Dynamite Team Manager (and mother at times!) and has been the Funding Coordinator since 2013 aiding the organization in securing funding for their various initiatives.

We are thrilled to welcome Lori’s strong organizational skills and keen eye for detail to fulfill the role as Secretary of the Board.  Her cheerful nature and honest approach makes her a pleasure to work with.



KVGSA Staff Positions

 

U6 / U8 Learn to Play Coordinator

Kelly Lynch

U10 Learn to Play Coordinator

Angela Sanford

U12 Minor Fastpitch Coordinator

Stacy Blois

U14/U16/U18 Minor Fastpitch Coordinator

Alexia Bovaird

Coaches Coordinator

Lisa Hrabluk

Equipment Coordinator

Ralph Sexton

Events Coordinator

TBA

Funding Coordinator

Bobby Jo Young

 LTP Pitching Coordinator

Pat Ernst

Travel Team Coordinator

Kelly Lynch

Media Coordinator

Angela Sanford

Uniform Coordinator

Bobby Jo Young



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