39) The SOSC held their first national consultation in November 2007 (see this issue), bringing together sanctuary providers from beyond the local Ontario region to discuss sanctuary experiences and strategy.
The continued presence of the SOSC and their tactics in Toronto that differ from other incidents are a partial explanation for the surprising under-representation in sanctuary.
Other than the SOSC incident which occurred in 1993.
The overriding goal of SOSC is to significantly increase the number of Special Olympics athletes who participate in high-quality programs of athletic training and sports competition.
The new president and chief executive officer will provide overall leadership for the daily operations of SOSC, including responsibility for program planning, employment and organization of staff, fiscal management, public/community relations, organization of personnel policies and achievement of the organization's mission and goals.
Our goal in searching for the leadership position for the SOSC is to find an executive who will continue the successful legacy of the Special Olympics, focusing the organization on programs and services that will bring the greatest value to its current and future participants," said Robert Rollo, founding and co-managing partner of Los Angeles-based Rollo Associates.