Announcement: Barbara Lyon-Stewart is appointed as Judo Ontario's Sport Consultant

Wednesday November 17th, 2010

This is to inform you that after a brief absence Barbara Lyon-Stewart from the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport (MHPS) is returning as the Sport Consultant for Judo Ontario.  The Board of Directors welcomes her return and looks forward to working with Barbara to build a stronger Judo Ontario. 

Barbara has over 25 years of sport experience which includes; National level Coach, National level Official,  President, Technical Director and Executive Director of a Provincial Sport Organization.  Barbara is currently the sport consultant for all recognized Combative Sports and is the lead on the Combative Sport Safety Initiative of Ontario.  Judo is one of 18 sports she is currently working with including hockey, football, snowboard, OFSAA and the OUA.  Judo will definitely benefit from the perspectives Barbara will be able to share from her work with many other sports.   

Judo Ontario is fortunate to have a sport consultant with such extensive experience and we are looking forward to a renewed relationship.  Barbara plans to attend the Ontario International Open as our guest, so please give her a warm welcome if you happen to cross her path.


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