Canadian Armed Forces Women’s National Volleyball Team to Compete in Series No. 3 — ONE VOLLEYBALL
Lieutenant (Navy) Carolyn Pumphrey is from Gander, Newfoundland. She plays libero for the CAF CISM team and participated in the World Military Championships in Edmonton in 2018. She enrolled in the military in May 2007, is a Naval Warfare Officer and currently currently holds the position of Squadron Commander at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC).
Lieutenant (Navy) Kelsey Chang is from Richmond, British Columbia. She played libero for RMC from 2009-2013 and was libero for the CAF CISM team from 2010-2019. She participated in the World Military Games in South Korea (2015) and Brazil (2011) and the World Military Volleyball Championships in Edmonton (2018), USA (2017), Costa Rica (2013), and Netherlands (2012). She enrolled in the Naval Reserves in 2009, is a Personnel Selection Officer and is currently working as a Recruiting Officer for the Army Reserves in Kingston, ON.
Lieutenant (Navy) Ali Beaver is from Nova Scotia. She played left side for Saint Mary’s University in Halifax from 2007-2011 and Team Nova Scotia in summers 2008/2009 for the Canada Games. She enrolled in the military in April 2013 as a Naval Warfare Officer and after coming home from deployment last July was posted to Ottawa as the Attractions Officers at the Canadian Forces Center Northern and Eastern Ontario (CFRC NEON).
Lieutenant Marianne Pichette is from Longueil, Quebec and is currently a student in Physiotherapy. She played middle for the University of Ottawa (2011-2012), CEGEP de l’Outaouais (2008-2011) and for the CAF CISM team (2015-present) where she also participated in the World Military Championships in USA (2017). She enrolled in the military starting in the Primary Reserves in the 2008 and transferred to the Regular Force in August 2018.
Officer Cadet Kara Stephan is from Barrie, Ontario and is a fourth year student at RMC. She plays left side for RMC and the CAF CISM team where she has participated in the World Military Volleyball Championships in Edmonton (2018) and in USA (2017). She enrolled in the military in May 2015 and upon graduation will be commissioned and will become a Communication Electronic Engineering Officer (CELE); she is hoping to go into cyber defence.
Sergeant Emma Porter is from Ottawa, Ontario. Sgt Porter currently plays as setter and has been part of the CAF CISM team from 2013-present. She has participated in the World Military Games in South Korea (2015), the World Military Championships in USA (2017) and Costa Rica (2013). She enrolled in the military in 2008 as a musician and is currently a Recruiter at the Canadian Forces Recruitment Center.