Les Skinner Resignation

Publication date: 
January 29th, 2021

 We at Sport North would like to inform the public that Les Skinner has resigned as President of the Sport North Federation.

Les has accepted the position of NWT private sector representative with the Arctic Winter Games International Committee (AWGIC).

The AWGIC previously advised Sport North that Directors of Sport Organizations funded by the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) are not eligible to sit on the AWGIC.

Les’ dedication and devotion to the Sport North Staff, Board & Membership will be dearly missed, and we wish him the best of Luck in his new position.  

As of today; Sport North Federation’s Vice President – Colin Pybus – will step into the role as President.  


Thank You for your attention in this matter.

Yours in Sport,

Billy O


Bill Othmer

A/Executive Director

Sport North Federation

1st Floor 4908 – 49th Street

Box 11089

Yellowknife, NT X1A 3X7

Phone: (867) 669-8336

Fax: (867) 669-8327