first_img FOR BROADCAST: A Halifax physical education teacher and school athletics director has been named Team Nova Scotia’s assistant chef de mission for the 2005 Canada Summer Games in Regina, Saskatchewan. Susan Beazley will help lead the team of athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff to the Games in August 2005. She’s been leading students at Armbrae Academy in physical education and amateur sport for 26 years. She also competed at the Canada Games in 1973 and 1977 on Nova Scotia’s field hockey team, and went to the 2001 Games on the province’s mission staff. Health Promotion Minister Rodney MacDonald says Ms. Beazley has dedicated her life to sport and will bring dedication and enthusiasm to this job to help the athletes succeed. Ms. Beazley will also prepare during the 2005 event to be the chef de mission for the 2007 Canada Winter Games in the Yukon. -30- A Halifax physical education teacher and school athleticsdirector has been named Team Nova Scotia’s assistant chef demission for the 2005 Canada Summer Games in Regina, Sask. Susan Beazley will help chef de mission Russell MacDonald ofGroves Point, Cape Breton lead the team of athletes, coaches,managers and mission staff to the Games in August 2005. Ms. Beazley will also use the experience to prepare for assumingthe chef de mission position for the 2007 Canada Winter Games inthe Yukon. “Susan has been a valuable member of Team Nova Scotia both as anathlete and as mission staff,” said Health Promotion MinisterRodney MacDonald. “She’s dedicated her life to sport and I knowshe will bring dedication and enthusiasm to this job to help ourathletes succeed.” Ms. Beazley has been leading students at Armbrae Academy inphysical education and amateur sport for 26 years. She competedat the Canada Games in 1973 and 1977 on Nova Scotia’s fieldhockey team. She went to the 2001 Games on the province’s missionstaff. “I know how important and encouraging it was as an athlete tohave the full support of my mission staff,” said Ms. Beazley.”Now it’s my turn to lead mission staff in giving our athletes,coaches and managers all the support they need to have anexceptional experience at the 2005 Games.” Ms. Beazley and Mr. MacDonald will lead the country’s only fullyvolunteer mission staff to the Games. They will prepare andcoordinate about 450 athletes, coaches, managers and artists onTeam Nova Scotia for the two-week event. Mission staff are now being recruited for the upcoming CanadaSummer Games which will take place from Aug. 6 to 20, 2005.Application information is at www.ns.canadagames.ca . Thedeadline for applying is Dec. 19, 2003.last_img