"You are not finished when you lose. You are finished when you quit."
Sensei Masaru Shintani

COMMITTEES WITHIN THE SWKKF

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A. STUDENT PROFICIENCY COMMITTEE

SENSEI RON MATTIE ‐ SENATE ADVISOR

BUNKAI COMMITTEE

Sensei Kris Reynolds – Chair
Sensei Jim Freeman
Sensei Darren Humphries
Sensei Scott McCallum
Sensei Craig McCleary
Sensei Sandro Reffo
Sensei Aaron Rogers
Sensei Ron Mattie – Advisor

KATA COMMITTEE

Sensei Ron Mattie – Chair
** There are alternate members for each project

OPTIONAL KATA COMMITTEE

Sensei Shelley McGregor 
Sensei Sandford DeWitt

KUMITE COMMITTEE

Sensei Neil Prime – Chair
Sensei Peter Avino
Sensei Brad Cosby

SELF-DEFENSE COMMITTEE

Sensei Darren Marshall – Chair
Sensei Mike Rust

GRADING COMMITTEE

Sensei Darren Humphries – Chair
Sensei Cheryl Boivin
Sensei Kevin Bowes
Sensei Melanie Camirand
Sensei Bill Hynes
Sensei Shelley McGregor
Sensei Neil Prime
Sensei Heather Fidyk – Advisor
Sensei Ron Mattie – Advisor

SHINDO COMMITTEE

MANDATE:  To continue the development of Shindo and promote Shindo through out the SWKKF as well as other organizations around the world, following the teaching passed on from Hanshi Shintani

Sensei Kris Reynolds – Chair
Sensei Brian Chmay
Sensei Walter Greening
Sensei Nicolas Gosselin
Sensei Dan Hill
Sensei Frank Hageneers
Sensei Jeremy Johnson
Sensei Craig McCleary
Sensei Ray Muller
Sensei Marco Reyes
Sensei Darwin Sherman
Sensei Jim Atkinson – Advisor

B. PROFICIENCY COMMITTEE

SENSEI NEIL PRIME – SENATE ADVISOR

JUDGING/TRAINING COMMITTEE

Sensei David Brunarski – Chair
Sensei Anne Readhead – Assistant Chair (East)
Sensei Shelley McGregor – Assistant Chair (West)
Sensei Marco Reyes - Secretary
Sensei Blaine Beemer
Sensei Darren Humphries
Sensei Dan McKee
Sensei Lauren Pankratz
Sensei Rod Philip
Sensei Jim Atkinson - Advisor
Sensei Tom Foster - Advisor

TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE

Sensei David Brunarski – Chair
Sensei Blaine Beemer
Sensei Kevin Bowes
Sensei Dave Brunarski
Sensei Tom Foster
Sensei Colin Frans
Sensei Darren Humphries
Sensei Lewis Kemp
Sensei Craig McCleary
Sensei Shelley McGregor
Sensei Daniel McKee
Sensei Kelsey Mramor
Sensei Lauren Pankratz
Sensei Rod Phillip
Sensei Anne Readhead
Sensei Marco Reyes

REFERENCE MANUAL COMMITTEE

Sensei Jim Atkinson – Chair
Sensei Beverly Beuermann‐King
Sensei Neil Prime

C. MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

SENSEI MICHEL GOSSELIN – SENATE ADVISOR

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS CO‐ORDINATION COMMITTEE

Sensei Melanie Camirand – Chair
Website ‐ Sensei Marco Reyes
Harmonizer ‐ Sensei Alice Pinto Lebel
Archive ‐ Sensei Darren Marshall
Social Media – TBA
Dojo Liaison ‐ TBA 
Sensei Patrick Clancey
Sensei Kevin Dyck
Sensei Daniel McCoy
Sensei Randy Schiller

HARMONIZER NEWSLETTER COMMITTEE

Sensei Alice Pinto – Chair
Sensei Kevin Dyck
Sensei Collin Frans
Sensei Yvon Lebel
Sensei Randy Mullin

WEBSITE COMMITTEE

Sensei Marco Reyes – Chair

ARCHIVE COMMITTEE

Sensei Darren Marshall – Chair
Sensei James Ryan
Sensei Michael McDonald

D. VISIBILITY COMMITTEE

SENSEI RON MATTIE ‐ SENATE ADVISOR

NATIONAL TEAM COMMITTEE

MANDATE: To represent and promote Hanshi Shintani and the SWKKF at various tournaments and events within the organization and to uphold the values of Hanshi Shintani and the SWKKF at both SWKKF events and other tournaments and events outside the SWKKF.

Sensei Michel Gosselin – Coach  
Sensei Heather Fidyk – Manager  
Sensei Dave Brunarski 
Sensei Kelsey Mramor 
Sensei Shelley McGregor 
Sensei Heather Fidyk – Senate Advisor

GRANT AND FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE ‐ CURRENTLY POSTED

Richard Wackernagel – Chair

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

Sensei Kelsey Mramor – Chair
Sensei Blaine Beemer
Sensei Jeff Gervin
Sensei Jeremy Johnson
Sensei Nancy Stocker

REACH COMMITTEE

Sensei Beverly Beuermann‐King
Sensei Kelsey Mramor

E. SWKKF OPERATIONS

SENSEI RON MATTIE ‐ SENATE ADVISOR

STANDARDS AND ETHICS COMMITTEE

Sensei Bruce Perkins – Chair
Sensei Brad Cosby
Sensei Peter Ruch

AFFILIATE APPLICATION COMMITTEE

Sensei Peter Ruch – Chair
Sensei Jim Atkinson
Sensei Ron Mattie
Sensei Danny McCoy

 CONSTITUTION AND BYLAW COMMITTEE

Sensei Peter Ruch – Chair 
Sensei Heather Fidyk  
Sensei Darren Fidyk 
Sensei Jim Atkinson

FINANCIAL EXPENDITURE COMMITTEE

Sensei Brad Cosby – Chair
Sensei Bruce Perkins
Sensei Brian Chmay

 BUDGET COMMITTEE

Sensei Heather Fidyk – Chair
Sensei Denis Labbé

AUDIT COMMITTEE (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

Sensei Heather Fidyk – Chair
Sensei Dave Blanchett

CENTRAL PURCHASING COMMITTEE

Sensei Bruce Perkins – Chair
Sensei Heather Fidyk
Sensei Neil Prime
Sensei Danny McCoy
Sensei Kris Reynolds 

NATIONAL TOURNAMENT PLANNING COMMITTEE

Sensei Anne Readhead – Chair 
Sensei Marco Reyes – Secretary Treasurer 
Sensei Tom Foster
Sensei Rod Philip
Sensei Katrina Marques

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE

Sensei Dave Blanchet – Chair
Sensei Beverly Beuermann‐King 
Sensei Kris Reynolds
Sensei Denis Labbé ‐ Advisor

Last Updated: June 17, 2018

SWKKF VISION

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation will be the premiere traditional karate and Shindo organization in North America, through the work of our highly skilled and dedicated instructors in developing unparalleled character, skill and pride in our students.

SWKKF VALUES

• Honour • Excellence • Kindness • Humility

SWKKF MISSION

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation is an inclusive organization modeling Hanshi Shintani's kindness and humility, through the teaching of his traditional karate and Shindo.

Last updated: August 17, 2018 | Shintani Wado-Kai Karate Federation © 2018