New Staff at SSC

Speed Skating Canada is happy to welcome two new members to its National Office in Ottawa. Kanika Thakar was hired as Manager Events and Membership Services Manager, while Andréanne Lefebvre will fill the position of Operations and Officials Coordinator.

Both come from Volleyball Canada, where Kanika was Membership and Events Coordinator leading the development of a national registration system and Andréanne was in charge at different points in time of operations, officials and national events.

In her new duties with SSC, Kanika Thakar will be working with Douglas Duncan on developing an online participant development system. In her role with events, Kanika will be working with SSC’s Competitions Development Committee and host organizers in developing strategies for national speed skating competitions across the country. Andréanne Lefebvre will be managing office operations and work with the Officials Development Committee on the officials portfolio.

Kanika can be reached at, while Andréanne’s email is SSC wishes them a warm welcome within the speed skating family.