Governors and Directors
Brett joined the Columbia Valley Rockies in 2016 as a volunteer and Billet host with his wife Sheena. He and his family have been calling the Columbia Valley their second home for more than 40 years. Having retired from a previous career in Telecommunications, he brings a wealth of experience and success. Brett was one of the first recipients of the TELUS legends award which is the highest recognition for a TELUS team member to achieve. He has also been profiled in the Financial Post and Logistics Quarterly. Brett has been a guest lecturer at University of British Columbia and Athabasca University and further gave back to business youth through mentoring students in the Haskayne Business School of Management MBA program.
Brett is a seasoned executive who has demonstrated the ability to lead and motivate multi-dimensional teams of professionals to new levels of success supporting internal and external clients in a variety of fast-paced environments. He built and led a multi-site world class national small business sales team with locations in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. Brett established and delivered individual and team excellence with a determined focus on aggressive objectives and achieving results. His strong business qualifications with an impressive track record of hands-on experience in strategic planning, Sales leadership, team development, financial management, project management, information technology management and profitability improvement will be his asset’s coming to the Rockies.
Prior to joining the Rockies, Brett and his wife volunteered for the Lake Louise Alpine Ski World Cup for more than 23 years. In his role as Executive Director – Logistics, Operations and Infrastructure he brought Canada to the World stage by supporting a significant team of dedicated individuals ensuring World Cup ski racing in Canada prospered. Brett was also a core member of the 2010 Whistler Olympic and Paralympic games timing team. Brett also serves as the Chairman of the KIJHL Board.
Brett looks forward to continuing and building upon the legacy of the previous leadership of the Rockies.
Vice President: Karen Fahrni
Secretary: Rhonda Sage
Treasurer: Raylene Oram
General Manager/Head Coach: Emery Olauson
Team Administration: Rhonda Sage
Education Coordinator: Glen Sage (Vice Principal of DTSS)
Director of Game Day Operations:
Minor Hockey Liaison: Diane LaPointe (WVMHA)
Photographer: Mark Teterenko
Website Operator: Mark Teterenko
Media and Broadcast Management: Brett Holt
Team Bus Coordinator: Ross Bidinger
Bull Riding in the Rockies Coordinator: Greg Geiger
Arena Security Coordinator: Ken Hann
Guest Services: Sheena Holt