About  /  Who We Are

Our Story

The Grande Prairie Regional Sport Connection (GPRSC) is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization representing and serving the Grande Prairie and Area sport community. Our vision is to be a strong and connected sport community in the Grande Prairie Region.

Our mission is to influence and support the growth and enhancement of sport in the Grande Prairie Region by:

  • Promoting sport in Grande Prairie and Area
  • Being a resource to the sport community
  • Increasing communication lines between sport organizations enabling them to collaborate and reduce redundancies
  • Supporting individuals or organizations in hosting or bidding for sport events
  • Recognizing athletes, volunteers, corporate and individual contributors to sport in our region.
  • Providing a vehicle for discussion and information sharing
  • Facilitating increased access to education and training for athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers
  • Supporting the Grande Prairie Regional Recreation Committee in implementing the Joint Recreation Master Plan

Annual General Report


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Board of Directors

Mike Lauzon
Julia Dutove
Vice Chair
Christopher Nelissen
Lisa Hawryliuk
Melanie Bell-Fournier
Jeff Smith
Tyrone Pike
Christine Rawlins
County of Grande Prairie: Director
Kurt Balderston
County of Grande Prairire Councillor
Daycie Bohning
Town of Sexsmith Councillor: Director Non-Voting
Wendy Bosch
City of Grande Prairie Councillor
Hayley Kramps
City of Grande Prairie: Director Non-Voting
Jessica Picard
GPRRC Coordinator: Director Non-Voting
Leigh Goldie
Past President


Karna Germsheid
Executive Director
Heather Llewellyn
Marketing & Communications Coordinator