EDWARD PAVAO

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: OPERATIONS, MEDIA & MAJOR PROJECTS

Edward is one of the leading experts in technical arena operations in Canada, and has over 40 years of experience in the development and operations of community sport and recreation facilities in both the public and private sectors. He was the General Manager at the Mohawk 4-Ice Centre and previously was the Manager of Operations for over 20 different facilities for the City of Hamilton. He also served 15 years on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA), taught courses in ice maintenance and equipment, and served on the executive for 5 years including President of this Organization in 2007.

Edward has also developed and delivered instructional programs in Recreation Facility Development, Management and Operations for Niagara Community College and ORFA.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Ryerson University
Honours Diploma on Arena Management, Humber College
Diploma in Recreation and Leisure Studies, Mohawk College

PROJECT SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE

Ecole Secondaire Catholique Paul-Desmarais, Stittsville, ON (Indoor Playing Field)
Youngs Sportsplex, Welland, ON
Libro Credit Union Recreation Complex, Amherstburg, ON
LCI Sports Centre, Toronto, ON
Mohawk 4-Ice Centre, Hamilton, ON
Capital Renovation Projects – Mountain and Dundas Arenas, Hamilton, ON