Council Positions Open

General elections for SOVAL’s Council will be held June 11.  The following positions will be voted on:  Treasurer, Outreach Chair, Event Chair, At Large Member (2), Athlete Representative and Coach/Volunteer Coordinator.  The greatest need is to fill the Event Chair and Coach/Volunteer Coordinator positions.  In order to be considered, prospective candidates need to submit a letter of interest describing their background and qualifications.  Find the position descriptions   For more information contact Wilson Chua at

Congratulations to our latest Impact Award winners

Congratulations to our latest IMPACT AWARD winners.  Volunteer – Sean Mooney  SOVAL hit the jackpot when the Mooneys got involved. Sean and his wife Alison have coached numerous sports and assisted at state competitions. Sean most recently has coached basketball  and will coach golf next.  Athletes have described Sean as energetic, positive and fun to be around.  Athlete – Taylor Gammill  Taylor is a natural athlete and has been getting more involved in Special Olympics. He is a member of his high school unified basketball and track teams and participates in the county’s western soccer and swimming teams. He likes to have fun, but he can get his serious game face on when needed.