Meet Our Team

Dedicated Minds Shaping a Vibrant Future
Empowering Connections

A Beacon of Innovation and Community

Discover the dedicated professionals behind The National Aquatic Institute (NAI Inc.) and the National Aquatics Complex (NAqC), a visionary team committed to fostering health-based aquatic sports and education throughout Canada. Since its inception in 2017, NAI Inc. has brought together a diverse group of experts, from Olympic athletes to seasoned business leaders, all united in shaping a brighter future for aquatic sports and wellness. Our team brings together a wealth of expertise and passion, driving our mission to foster health-based aquatic sports and education across Canada.

Strategic Leadership Driving Excellence

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors consists of seven dynamic individuals, including three serving officers, who provide strategic leadership and oversight. With diverse backgrounds in high-tech business, medical fields, finance, and IT, they ensure that NAqC’s vision is executed with precision and foresight.

Peter John Lawrence


Greg Kells

Chair of the Board of Directors

Bosko Vukojevic

Director, IT Solutions Architect

Chris Finlay

Director, Corporate Treasurer

Cindi Jacques


Esteemed Advisors Championing Our Mission


The NAqC is supported by six accomplished Governors, high-profile individuals renowned in their respective fields. Their collective expertise, ranging from technical direction in aquatic sports to Olympic achievements, enriches our governance and reinforces our commitment to community and sporting excellence.

Margie Schuett

Chair of the Board of Governors

Eddie Francis


Pierre Lafontaine


Bruce Robertson


Lisa Schott


Andrea Schwartz Smith


Carolyn Waldo


Expert Insights Fueling Innovation


Our twelve Advisors are respected members of the aquatics community across Canada, offering a spectrum of expertise from coaching to facility design. Their valuable perspectives and experienced counsel play a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction and innovative offerings of the NAqC.

Jim O'Malley

Manager of Sports Facilities & Programming