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"This discussion paper shines a light ...
"This discussion paper shines a light on an important topic in sport that requires more attention," said Paul Melia, President and CEO of the CCES.
Board of Directors - True Sport Foundation
Paul Melia, Chairperson and Acting Director
Paul is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES).
Paul joined the organization in 1991 as Director of Education and Communications.
After serving in this capacity for eight years, he moved to the private sector where he held the position of Regional Vice President for In-Touch Survey Systems Inc.
In 2001, his
passion for promoting a Canadian sport environment based on positive values and the pursuit of excellence through fair and ethical means lead to his
return to the CCES
Paul oversees the CCES' operations, which include the administration of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program and working with the federal, provincial and territorial governments and other sport organizations to build a national ethics strategy for amateur sport under the banner True Sport.
also works extensively in the international arena promoting ethical and doping-free sport.
Paul is a graduate of the University of Ottawa with a Masters degree in Health Administration.
Prior to joining the CCES, Paul was Chief of the Tobacco Programs Unit at Health Canada where he was responsible for the direction and management of the Department's tobacco use reduction strategies.
"The Canadian Sport Awards were the ...
"The Canadian Sport Awards were the catalyst for celebrating sport in Canada," noted Paul Melia, President, True Sport Foundation.
Governance - Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
President, CEO, and Secretary-Treasurer of the CCES, Paul Melia plays a variety of essential roles at the CCES.
His responsibilities include the administration of Canada's doping control program and working with governments and sport organizations to implement a national ethics strategy for amateur sport.
A graduate of the University of Ottawa with a Masters degree in Health Administration, Mr. Melia has used his extensive knowledge and expertise in the development and implementation of public awareness, education and social change campaigns for a variety of health and social issues.
He currently serves as President and Chair of the True Sport Foundation.
He is the former Chief of the Tobacco Programs Unit at Health Canada, the past President of the Association of National Anti-Doping Organisations, and the former Regional Vice-President of In-Touch Survey Systems Inc.
The True Sport Foundation Announces Finalists For the 34th Annual Canadian Sport Awards - News - True Sport
"We were extremely impressed by the number and quality of this year's submissions," said Paul Melia, President of the True Sport Foundation Board of Directors.