If you are unsure who to contact, you can consult this handy Organization chart.  Also, if you see a vacant Committee Chair position you're interested in applying for, please contact the appropriate Vice President.

Organization Chart

Judo Ontario Staff

Steve Sheffield

Sport Director

James Millar

Coaching Director

An Jeong-Hwan

High Performance Coach


The Board of Directors help in the decision making process and is responsible for supervising the affairs of Judo Ontario.

They set the policies but typically do not participate in the day-to-day managerial decisions.

Brian Kalsen


Chris Brown

1st Vice President

Heather West

Vice President, Finance

Phone N/A

Angelique Plata-Harris

Vice President, Administration

Phone N/A

Justin Chan

Vice President, Operations

Phone N/A

Tony Kelly

Vice President, Marketing

Phone N/A

Jim Peterkin

Vice President, Technical

Phone N/A

Doug Sparkes

Vice President, Competitions

Phone N/A

Sue Sokol

Vice President, Regions/Equity


Judo Ontario Regional Directors

Central West



Central East




Judo Ontario Committee Chairs

Click on the person's name to send them an email.  Please bear with us as some Committee Chairs have not provided an email.  Also, if you see a vacant Committee Chair you're interested in, please contact the appropriate Vice President.

Technical Committees

Grading Committee Chair

Quest for Gold (Q4G) Chair

Coaching Development Chair

High Performance Chair (HPC)

Competition Committees

Tournament Chair

Referee Chair

Sanctioning Chair

Regions & Equity Committees

Regions Chair

Gender Equity Chair

Marketing Committees

Website Chair

Sport Promotion Chair


Fund Raising Chair


Media Chair

Operations Committees

Membership Chair

Dispute Resolution Chair

Alex Ruegsegger

Risk Management Chair

Administration Committees

Legal Chair

Policy Review Chair

Awards/Recognition Chair