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2018 Athlete Rep Elections

Jul 12, 2018 (03:00 AM) - Jul 27, 2018 (03:00 AM)
July, 27 2018

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CLICK HERE FOR ATHLETE REP NOMINEE BIOS

CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR AMS ATHLETE REP

AMS is currently seeking candidates for AMS Athlete Representatives to be the voice for AMS Athletes locally, in the Eastern Zone, and nationally at the USA Swimming Convention.  The Athlete Representative position begins August 1, 2018 serving for three years (At-Large Rep - 2018, Junior Rep - 2019, Senior Rep - 2020).

 
Term Begins:  August 1, 2018
Term Length:   3 years (through 7/31/21)
 
ATHLETE REP RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Attend the 2018 USA Swimming Convention (September 25 -29, 2018 - Jacksonville, FL)
  • Attend the 2019 USA Swimming Convention (Fall 2019)
  • Attend the 2020 USA Swimming Convention (Fall 2020)
  • Attend AMS Board of Directors meetings (monthly)
  • Attend AMS House of Delegates meetings (Spring & Fall)
  • Work with the Senior Vice Chair on LSC related activities
  • Work with Senior Athlete Rep to coordinate the Athlete’s Committee
  • Work with the Senior Athlete Rep to organize and host regular athlete meetings
  • Work with Senior Athlete Rep to organize social functions for athletes each year
  • Assume roll and responsibilities of Junior athlete rep in second year and Senior Athlete Rep in third year
  • Engage local athletes to participate in the governance of Allegheny Mountain Swimming
  • Assist with planning and organizing the annual AMS Recognition Ceremony (Banquet)
  • Other activities as needed
ATHLETE REP QUALIFICATIONS
At the time of election, the Athlete Representative must
  • Be an Athlete Member of USA Swimming in good standing
  • Be at least sixteen (16) years of age or at least a sophomore in high school (2018-19 school year)
  • Be currently competing, or have competed during the three (3) immediately preceding years, in the program of swimming conducted by AMS or another Local Swimming Committee
  • Reside in the within the geographic territory of AMS and expect to reside therein throughout at least the first half of the term
APPLICATION & ELECTION PROCESS & TIME LINE:
 
Day/Date Action
Thursday July 12 Self-Nomination period opens - interested athletes shoud complete the self-nomination form and submit.
Friday July 20 Self Nomination period closes - all self-nominations due
Saturday July 21 Meet the Candidates - each candidate will have three minutes to introduce themselves and talk about why they are running.
Monday July 23 Online Voting opens - AMS athletes 13 & older
Friday July 27 Online Voting Ends
Monday July 30 Winner Announced
  • WHO CAN VOTE?   Any registered athlete member of Allegheny Mountain Swimming who is age 13 or older.  

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