Billie Tes

Billie leads the evolution and guidance of the organization's aspirations to deliver diverse expertise of top talent that will ultimately improve quality of life for as many people as possible through sport and physical literacy. This means building courageous spaces internally, while fostering equitable, inclusive, culturally affirming and accessible recruitment, hiring and onboarding practices. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Women's Studies (now called Gender Studies) from the University of Victoria and a Diploma in Intercultural Education and Training. Billie was a Student-Athlete in Athletics, some of her accomplishments are running for Canada in the 4x100m Junior Pan American games and at the Harry Jerome Classic. Her passion for Athletics translated into her passion for coaching, facilitating and instructing. Billie is a Certified Personal Training with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is studying to become a Birth Doula, hoping to make an impact in sport and reproductive justice. Billie has also worked in financial services where she primarily was an account manager for small businesses, not-for-profits and commercial clients in the Greater Victoria area for five years, specifically in business development, and administration at Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union. Billie has volunteered with the Victoria Sexual Assault Center as a Support Worker and has a personal passion for supporting marginalized communities to reach their full potential. She can be found hiking, painting, exercising, reading, building community and spending time with her loved ones.