Cricket Canada Pays Tribute To David Liverman!

2022-02-02

Cricket Canada has paid tribute to its former Vice President David Liverman, who passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022. David Liverman was a long-standing highly respected cricket administrator who played a major role in the development of cricket at all levels across Canada. Mr. Liverman was also a leading figure in the development and promotion of cricket in Newfoundland and Labrador. He was a founding member of Cricket Newfoundland and also served with distinction as its President from 2017 - 2019.

David Liverman served as Cricket Canada’s Vice President from July 2019 to May 2021. He was specifically responsible for the organization’s governance during his term of office. His duties, which he fulfilled with highly commendable competence at all times, included ensuring that Cricket Canada’s policies and procedures were in full compliance with the expectations of both the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Sports Canada. He made sure that Cricket Canada’s established policies provided clear guidance to the Board and its provincial member Associations, as to the proper procedures in area such as team selections and coaching appointments among others.

“David was a loyal son and self-less servant of Canadian cricket. He had a tremendous love of the game, and a profound knowledge of its administrative needs. His service to cricket in Newfoundland & Labrador was especially innovative and impactful. He will now also be remembered for his outstanding contributions to the development of Cricket Canada’s Strategic Plan, as well as the changes that have been made to its governance structure for the betterment of the sport within all of Canada! Cricket Canada President Rashpal Bajwa said.

“On behalf of Cricket Canada’s Board of Directors, I would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the Liverman family and loved ones, as well as the entire Canadian cricket fraternity on his sad and untimely passing.”

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