Shirley Glua

Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Present

Fun Club Lead

lululemon athletica
  • Lead a team of cross functional department partners that make up our social committee at lululemon Headquarters.
  • Plan and execute monthly socials for 1200 employees in the office, annual Summer BBQ Party, annual Holiday Party, seasonal sports teams and bi-annual Sweat Challenges and winner reward days offsite in the North Shore and Whistler.
  • Maintain and grow vendor relationships (event, catering, venue, entertainment)
  • Manage the overall annual budget allocated to us by Senior Leadership.
  • Visit potential event venues, sample different catering providers, and scout potential entertainment.
  • Organize annual Fun Club appreciation dinner.
Nov 2014 - Nov 2014

Start/ Finish Line Set Up & Marshal

Vancouver International Marathon Society

Fall Classic Half Marathon

  • Set up tent, tables and speakers for Start Line.
  • Clear Start chute of debris.
  • Direct runner and pedestrian traffic on course.
  • Collect abandoned articles of clothing in Start chute.
Sep 2014 - Sep 2014

Event Set Up

  • Day of set up of tents, tables, signage in Jack Poole Plaza.
  • Assembly of participant gift bags.
  • Checked in registered participants.
  • Take down of tents, tables, signage, etc.
Sep 2014 - Sep 2014

Package Assembly and Set Up & Start/Finish Set up

RBC GranFondo Whistler 
  • Assembled cyclist race kits.
  • Hung up sponsor scrim all along the Start/Finish fencing.
  • Rearranged Start/Finish fencing,
  • Moved supplies from storage and moving trucks to different areas of the post race area.
  • Helped out at the Food Station in the cyclists area by cutting up fruit and snacks.
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Start/Finish Assistant

lululemon athletica

SeaWheeze Half Marathon

  • Recruited 51 of 60 Volunteer Captain roles to lead volunteer teams for our Course/Package Pickup/Start/Finish/Celebration areas of the half marathon.
  • Supported the Course Manager in planning the implementation of the Start/Finish area by attending site visits and riding the course with the lead roles on the course and supporting training sessions.
  • Ran and managed all operations of the Start/Finish area experience during the 2 days of SeaWheeze.
  • Supervised vendors during set up/tear down of Start/Finish Area.
  • Managed Volunteer Captains and volunteers over the 2 day event.
  • Oversaw Start/Finish operations and managed traffic flow of 10000+ runners on race day.
  • Provided solutions for in the moment things we didn't think about.
  • Created and implemented the surprise & delight race gift area in the Start/Finish tunnel.
  • Supported Shuttle Bus Manager in setting up the fencing and directing traffic and guests onto buses.
  • Initiated and co-ran feedback/appreciation sessions for our Volunteer Captains.
Feb 2014 - Apr 2014

London Store Opening Party Planner

lululemon athletica
  • Lead, planned and executed an office party for 800 people to celebrate our first store opening in England.
  • Created the concept, procured food & beverage, secured prizes and recruited a day of support team.
Nov 2013 - Nov 2013

Event Photographer

Cascadia Javascript Conference
  • Photographed speaker series, conference attendees and event highlights over a 2 day and 2 evening sessions.
Jul 2013 - Sep 2013

Marketing, Event Day Set Up and Photographer

  • Co-managed the marketing aspect for this 1 day event fundraiser for the nonprofit imagine1day. Fundraiser comprised of 4 different group activity classes at the Plaza of Nations (yoga, circuit, boxing and bollywood dancing)
  • Identified other events that we could attend and promote our fundraiser.
  • Arranged for massage therapists to provide massages by donation to event participants. All donations went towards the fundraiser.
  • Cleared work out area of debris, set up tents, tables, etc.
  • Photographed classes and participants.

Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Captains Recruiter and Volunteer/Cheer Assistant

lululemon athletica

SeaWheeze Half Marathon

  • Identified and recruited 26 of our 28 Captain roles to lead volunteer teams for our Course/Package Pickup/Start/Finish/Celebration areas of the half marathon.
  • Acted as the VolunCheer Manager in being the face for lululemon headquarters for all volunteer support.
  • Supported the SeaWheeze Operations Team in the planning weeks and especially the week leading to SeaWheeze by creating Captain packages, assembling medals and flying to Portland to drive up our marketing vehicle to Vancouver.
  • Supported the Volunteer Manager on SeaWheeze weekend in admin and checking in/setting up volunteers up for a great volunteer experience.


2003 - Jan 2004

Diploma in IT and certification for MCSE, MCDBA


Fast track program focused on project management, Microsoft based operating systems and databases. 

1995 - Jan 1999

BSc. Cell Biology & Genetics