Athlete Leaders have limitless opportunities to provide the perspective and opinions of athletes as an Athlete Representative. Athletes serving in these roles are integral members of boards, committees, and Athlete Input Councils. They help set policy, make recommendations for continuous improvement, introduce new ideas, and contribute to programming.
Global Athlete Input Council 2017-2020
This council leads the Special Olympics movement by representing the voice of athletes everywhere, advising internal leadership on policies and decisions, and plans and implements large scale projects like the Global Athlete Congress.
Listen to the Global Athlete Input Council members respond to questions about athlete leadership.
Meet the Global Athlete Input Council