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GGST Board Meetings

The GGST Board Meetings are scheduled on the second (2nd) Wednesday of each month
(except when rescheduling is necessary due to school events, etc.)

Next meeting: Wednesday, November 15th 2017 at 6:00pm 

on deck in the pool office

All swim team members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
For more information, please contact: 
Chad Reeder

Board of Directors

A volunteer board of directors, elected by the general membership, runs the Gilroy Gators Swim Team. Current members, their offices, duties and contact information are as follows:

President - Chad Reeder email

Elected annually, conducts all board and general membership meetings, and assumes such other duties normal to this office. The president is a voting member of the board.

Vice-President - Pat Burke email

Elected anually, aids the president. The vice-President chairs the selection committee for hiring team staff and negotiation of contracts, as well as other duties. The vice-president is a voting member of the board.

Treasurer - Amy Stelzner email

Co Treasurer - OPEN

Elected for a two-year term, collects all moneys for the team and deposits them, in the name of the team, in a bank approved by the board. The treasurer makes out all checks for the club’s bills. All checks require at least two (2) signatures of voting Board members. The treasurer maintains accurate records and presents a current statement of account at every board meeting; and makes a full report of the club’s financial standing to the General Membership at the October general meeting. The treasurer is a voting member of the board.

Secretary - OPEN

Elected annually, keeps minutes of meetings of the membership and the Board of Directors, and performs all duties normal to this office, and those assigned by the president or by the Board. The secretary is a voting member of the board.

Membership - Chris Klein email

Co Membership - Jackie Stevenson email

Elected annually, shall be responsible for maintaining a current team roster; ensure that all swimmers are registered with Pacific Swimming; assist treasurer in the collection of dues; maintain a Gilroy Gators Swim Team Handbook; ensure medical forms and swimmers information are kept current; staff the pool office; meet prospective members and inform them of the requirements and all functions of the organization; organize annual swim clinics; and work with the coaches to promote membership.  The Membership Chairperson is a voting member of the board.

Ways and Means - Mercedes Salamanca email

Elected annually, shall be responsible for all team fund raising activities. This position is responsible to secure co-chairs for the Ad Campaign, Swim-for-Funds, Garlic Festival Booth, Garlic Festival Garbage Detail, and Corporate Sponsorships.  The Ways and Means Chairperson is a voting member of the board.

Volunteer Coordinator - Kristen Reeder email

Co Volunteer Coordinator - Jeannine Tovar email

Elected annually, ensures that volunteer positions are filled with team members for swim meets and other important team activities.  Assists membership with managing and monitoring membership volunteer hours.  The Volunteer coordinator is a voting member of the board.

Meet Director - Sarah Burke email

Co-Meet Director- Dave Dunkle email



Stroke & Turn official
Meet Director
Co-Meet Director
Head Timer
Clerk of Course
Shopping for meet supplies
Snack bar Chair
Snack bar worker
Officials Lunch
Volunteer Coordinator Assistant
Head Marshall
Entries Chair
First Aid
Team Store Sales
MeetProgram Printer/organizer


Membership records
Treasurer Assistant
Attendance records audit/history
Clean / Organize Container
Volunteer Coordinator Assistant
Research/data analysis requests
Inventory/stock office supplies
Team Photo (Annual) Chair
Parent Social(s) Chair
Lost & Found Cleanup
Event Photos for Website
Swimmer Social(s) Chair(s)
Team records Chair
Spring Swim Clinic Chair
Garlic Festival Chair
Web Site Admin & Updates
Team Suit Chair
Summer Awards Chair
Summer Fundraiser Chair
Winter Awards Chair
Team Store Chair
Awards Chair
Zone Representative
Team Store ordering & sales
Awards Chair Assistant (order)
Volunteer Coordinator / Chair
Inventory/stock first aid kits
Membership Chair Assistant
Poolside display case updates
Newsletter compilation
Flyer printing / distribution
GGST Handbook updates
Escrip / Nob Hill Cards
Pacific Swim Coordinator
Safety Coordinator
Membership Committee
Records Committee
Awards Committee
Ways and Means Committee
Equipment Purchase Committee
Publicity Committee
Membership office window
Team Spirit Chair
Team Spirit Committee


 Volunteer Coordinator
Vice President
Membership Chair
 Co-Volunteer Coordinator
Membership Co-Chair
Ways and Means Chair