North Edmonton Gymnastics Club
Tara Penny is the President and Fundraising Coordinator at NEGC. Her daughter Madison has been part of the recreational program for 8 years and her son Mason has been for 2 years. Tara likes to spend her free time with family and friends and taking her kids to various sports they are involved in. Tara is currently a stay at home mom and starting in March will be attending a medical office assistant program.
Klint Clark has two daughters at NEGC (Paige and Jordyn), one in each of the competitive and recreational programs. Klint is the Piping Design Department Manager for CoSyn Technology. He has worked for the parent company, WorleyParsons for 19 years. He has held several jobs from draftsman to project manager within that time span. Outside of work, Klint likes to stay busy; he attends university at night pursuing a degree in business management. He also enjoys playing competitive slo-pitch and recreational hockey. Klint can often be seen around the gym club doing general handyman duties or watching his girls train.
Carmen Hatfield joined the NEGC Board of Directors this year as Treasurer. Her family has been at the gym for the past 6 years, and currently has one daughter in the recreational program and one daughter in the Little Minds program at the facility. Carmen has been a bookkeeper for 14 years and currently works full time for a home builder, with about a dozen companies all integrated in. She is also the Safety Manager for the company, with a Secor status. Carmen is also a joint partner in a property management company and a bookkeeper out of her home office to three more companies. In her spare time she just loves to relax with her husband and four kids, especially out at their lake lot!
Board of Directors
Jennifer Weenk has recently joined the NEGC Board of Directors in the position of Secretary. Jennifer’s daughter Justice joined NEGC a few years ago starting in the recreational program and is now entering third year of the competitive program. Jennifer is a Human Resource Manager with the Government of Alberta and has experience leading projects, quality assurance initiatives, stakeholder engagement activities, and change initiatives. In her spare time Jennifer enjoys running, completing several half marathons a year, and is often at the gym post run to watch her daughter finish up her training.
Members at Large
Nicky Clark has two daughters at NEGC (Paige and Jordyn), one in each of the competitive and recreational programs.
Nicky is in Health and Safety at Royal Camp Services, where she has been employed for the last 10 years. She also has experience in human resources, were she started her career with Royal Camp. Outside of work, Nicky enjoys playing women’s and mixed competitive slo-pitch, attending several national finals in each. She has also managed teams and tournaments in the past, learning skills that are transferable to her current role as board member. She is often seen in the gym club helping out Kelly with the day-to-day operations or watching her girls train.
If you have any questions, Nicky encourages you to approach her at the club anytime.The board also utilizes club members for special committee work.
Kristine Eaton has joined the Board this year as a Member at Large. Kristine’s three daughters have been actively involved in NEGC’s recreational program for several years and have just recently joined the developmental and competitive programs. Kristine is a junior high school teacher who advocates for the importance of kids being involved, active and having a sense of belonging within their respective organizations and communities. She believes NEGC is a wonderful place for this to happen. In her spare time, Kristine enjoys running and being active.
Catherine Minick has joined the Board this year as a Member at Large. Catherine is a respiratory therapist and has a daughter in the competitive program.