Alison Griffin, who has represented PEI at the 2017 national Mixed Curling Championship, and the 2016 national Travelers Curling Club Championship, and played for Team Nunavut at the national Scotties Tournament of Hearts Women’s Curling Championships in 2019 and 2020, and the 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship, is the new Executive Director of the PEI Golf Association, replacing Sean Joyce, who is now the director of golf at the Mill River Golf Course as well as the provincial golf coach.
Alison’s experience in sport, recreation and communication will be an asset to PEIGA that will allow the association to continue serving members and facilities while growing the sport of golf.
“I am very excited to be joining PEIGA in the ED role, I thank the Board of Directors for this opportunity,” said Griffin. “My predecessor implemented a variety of programs and built positive relationships with members, operators, and partners and I look forward to contributing to the exceptional reputation PEIGA has provincially and nationally.
Alison is originally from O’Leary, PEI, and has a diploma in Sport and Recreation Management from Holland College. She was the Executive Director for the Western Region Sport and Recreation Council from 2011-2017 and most recently, the Manager of Communications for the Department of Health with the Government of Nunavut in Iqaluit. Alison also served on the Canada Games Mission Staff for Team PEI in 2015 and 2017 and managed the Team Nunavut Youth Ambassador Program for Arctic Winter Games in 2018 and Canada Games in 2019.