Gail Hamamoto


​Gail Hamamoto is Executive Director, BC Wheelchair Sports Association. From 1998 to 2012, she was the Director of Sport Development for the BC Wheelchair Sports Association. Since 2007 Gail has been Chair of the Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Management Committee under the Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association. Gail was Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee for the 2010 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships at the Richmond Olympic Oval.

Gail was elected to the CPC Board of Directors as the Director of Paralympic Development in 2009, and has been a member of the CPC's Paralympic Development Committee since 2005. Gail attended the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Summer Games as a representative of the sport of wheelchair rugby.

Gail has organized multiple national and international events focused on creating legacies in the sport community, including increased awareness, schools programs, equipment, communications and sport development.

Gail's involvement as an athlete, coach, official, volunteer and sport administrator spans than 22 years of professional experience including working with and serving on Boards, strategic planning and governance, sport technical decision making, multisport games and government relations.