Call for Board Nominations

It is hard to believe, but it is already the time of year where we are actively seeking nominations for the following Swim Team Board positions:

1. Vice President (takes over as President in year 2)

2. Board Treasurer

3. Team Representative 

All Board positions are a two-year commitment.  Elections for Board position are staggered so that newly elected Board members have the opportunity to join a team comprised of both new and experienced members.  

Descriptions of the Board positions open for nominations are provided below.

Vice President: (Outgoing VP: Kiersten Dickenson, [email protected])

A.  Manage team(s) to comply with league rules.
B.  Ascertain and oversee Committee Chairs to ensure that committee responsibilities are fulfilled in a timely manner.
C.  Assist Team President in identifying Head Coach and coaching staff as well as preparing draft of coaching contracts.
D.  Prepare with the Team Treasurer an annual budget specifically relating to committee expenses/revenues for the Team.
NOTE: The Vice President will serve 1 year as the VP and the second year becomes the CSL Team President.

Team Treasurer (Outgoing Treasurer: Annie Schleyer, [email protected])
A. Receive and disburse the Team's funds as directed by the Board, remit such funds for deposit in the regular accounts maintained in the name of the Organization, and keep records of such transactions.
B. Assist Vice President with the preparation of the budget and committee budgets.
C. Furnish the Board with updates on financial status as each Team Board Meeting.
D. Furnish financial report at the annual General Membership Meeting.

Team Representative: (Outgoing Team Rep: Stephanie Sonnenfeld, [email protected])

A.  Represent the Swim Team’s interests at League meetings and serve as liaison between the Swim Team and the League. 
B.  Report updates on league issues at Board meetings and General Membership meetings.
C.  Serves as primary point of contact for other swim teams in the League.
D.  Ensure team complies with all league rules and requirements.
E.  Manage meet preparations and meet operations.
NOTE: The newly elected Team Rep will shadow the Senior Team Rep (Stephanie Callaghan) in year 1 and take over as the Senior Team Rep in year 2.

Board Members returning next season are:
President: Kiersten Dickenson
Secretary: Priscilla Hayward
Team Rep: Stephanie Callaghan

This is a great opportunity to become more active in the running of the team or, alternatively, if you know someone who you think would do a great job, please nominate them and they will be contacted. 
Nominations should be submitted to our Volunteer Coordinator, Jacki Landry ([email protected]).  She will be accepting nominations through Sunday, July 22nd, so don't delay in getting a name in there.  All names will remain confidential, including those who nominated someone else.
Jacki will reach out to all those nominated and ask if they accept the nomination and wish to be considered for the position. In the event of more than one accepted nomination per position, we will then look to an election. More news will follow if that applies.
If you have any questions about these positions, please contact the outgoing Board member for more information. Otherwise, please submit your nominees to our Volunteer Coordinator, Jacki Landry ([email protected]).
We look forward to receiving all the nominations, and as always, thank you for your support. 

Go Piranhas!