Susanne Mitchell • Yorkton • Taekwondo
Nominated by: Saskatchewan WTF Taekwondo Association Inc.
Susanne started refereeing Taekwondo locally in 2000, nationally in 2003, and internally 2005. She is now a 2nd Class WTF International Referee and the Chair for Saskatchewan World Taekwondo Association Referee Committee (since 2006). She annually conducts provincial referee certification seminars and evaluates and mentors developing referees at all Saskatchewan Taekwondo Sanctioned events, as well at most Taekwondo Canada sanctioned events. In 2017, Susanne was appointed to the National Referee Committee as the Vice Chair for Western Canada. Susanne has traveled the world refereeing, and has received multiple awards, including best referee at: the 2010 and 2013 Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Military Taekwondo Championships; the 2014 1st Junior World Cadet Championship in Azerbaijan; and, the 2016 Pan American Open in Mexico.