Board Job Duties


PRESIDENT (Club Officer)

Section 2. Duties of the President

The President shall preside at all meetings of the members and of the Board. The President shall be the administrative officer and appoint all committee members, subject to the approval of the Board, and be an ex-officio member of all committees.

Per the GSSC bylaws, The President shall preside at all meetings of the members and of the Board. The President shall be the administrative officer and appoint all committee members, subject to the approval of the Board, and be an ex-officio member of all committees. In summary, the President is a delegation machine. The President also makes sure the board is moving forward at all times and that all actions of the board are serving the club and membership in the best way possible.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Create a complete calendar of events, activities, and other important functions for each year.
  2. Make sure all responsibilities of each Board member are properly communicated. No action is made without proper vote and adhere to bylaws and enforce bylaws.
  3. Manage all liability issues and concerns.

  4. Preside over Board Meetings with agenda made for each meeting.

  5. Share cash disbursements approval with the Treasurer.

  6. Work with Board Members to the degree necessary to ensure all goes well and be available when assistance is necessary, especially with the website.

  7. Interact with Pool Manager and Vice President to the degree necessary to handle any problems and/or opportunities. Also assist in giving the Pool Manager direction. Hold Pool Manager accountable for duties performed.

  8. Participate in any outside activity that requires GSSC presence; e.g. the meeting sponsored by Marine Hills to share ideas and experiences. Our public face and marketing director. Report activities back to Board. Respond to member letters.

  9. Write letters to membership in the spring and before general membership meeting. Direct all voting and polling. Make sure web site is properly functioning.

  10. Organize and preside over General Membership meeting.

  11. Update position responsibilities at the end of the season and turn in at the October meeting.


Section 3. Duties of the Vice-President

The Vice-President shall serve in the absence or disability of the President, and during such time shall have all duties and powers. The Vice-President shall act under the direction of the President and exercise reporting authority over the operation and maintenance of the physical properties of the Club.

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the physical properties of GSSC. Oversees and ensures proper maintenance and upkeep. Reports needed improvements and associated costs. Works closely with the GSSC Manager regarding duties and staffing. Serves in the absence of the President. Attends Board meetings.Responsible for assembling a committee to identify improvements for our facility.

SECRETARY (Club Officer)

Section 4. Duties of the Secretary

The Secretary shall keep the minutes, attend to the correspondence, send out all notices of meetings and perform such other duties as fixed by the Board.

Per the GSSC bylaws, The Secretary shall keep the minutes, attend to the correspondence, send out all notices of meetings and perform such other duties as fixed by the Board. In summary, the Secretary records all board meeting notes and is responsible for communicating the boards' actions and messages to members. The Secretary is also responsible for scheduling our board meetings. This is a board position with voting rights. Your membership dues will be covered while you are in this position.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Board meetings: take minutes and distribute copies to each board member and pool manager after each meeting in a timely fashion.
  2. Notify each board member of the meetings the day before.
  3. Keep copies of all past board meetings, correspondence, and other important documents. May be electronically filed. Post minutes on website.
  4. General Membership meetings: take minutes and send notice to membership of date and time of meetings. Determine and reserve location for board meetings.
  5. Count ballots for elections of board members, budget items, and any proposals before the membership.
  6. Handle all membership correspondence mailing, addressing, stamping, and copying. Responsible for suggestion box. Responsible for communication and posting.
  7. Email all necessary letters, schedules, notices, and ballots to the membership.
  8. Maintaining a current and accurate membership list for mailings.
  9. Up to date responsibilities list at the end of the season.

TREASURER (Club Officer)

Section 5. Duties of the Treasurer

The Treasurer shall receive and disburse funds of the Club. The Treasurer shall keep and preserve proper vouchers and books of accounts, which shall be open to inspection and subject to audit at any time by an auditing committee duly appointed by the President.

The Accounts Receivable Chair shall deposit funds of the Club in such banks as may be approved by the Board of Trustees and the Treasurer shall disburse money only upon approved vouchers. All checks upon the funds of the Club shall be signed by two officers of the club. The authorized signatories shall be the Club officers;Treasurer, President, Vice President or Secretary. The Treasurer shall submit a monthly financial report to the Board, and annual report to the membership, and such other reports as requested by the President.

Prepares and monitors the budget. Ensures the Board’s financial policies are being followed. Reports to the Board and general membership on finances. Prepares financial reporting forms. Maintains all bank accounts. Oversees all financial transactions. Attends Board meetings.


Organizes all of GSSC’s social activities. Announces social activities to membership. Coordinates membership volunteers to help with social activities. Attends Board meetings. Gator Spirit Wear Sales.


The Youth Coordinator is in charge of managing all of our teams (Swim Team, Tennis Team, Dive Team, and Water Polo). The Youth Coordinator will be responsible for hiring managers for each team and overseeing all activities that have to do with the teams, meets, etc. In years past, this position had too many responsibilities and we hope to alleviate the amount of work by hiring managers (that the Youth Coordinator will manage) to oversee each team.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Attend Board Meetings and report on teams.
  2. Nominate Team Coodinators for respective team positions.
  3. Attend GSSSL fall and spring meetings for swim and water polo along with the team coordinators for swim and water polo.
  4. Attend Seattle Southern Division Dive meetings for scheduling, etc. along with the team coordinator of dive.
  5. Hire and supervise coaches for swim, tennis, dive and water polo, along with the team coordinators of the respective individual team.
  6. Determine team fees and coaching salaries, along with the team coordinators of the respective individual team, the Treasurer, and Board approval.
  7. Order coaching gear – one item each year for all coaches.
  8. Coordinate registration – delegate registration on team unify for all four teams (swim, tennis, dive and water polo). Oversee results and payment. Report registration to Board.
  9. Ensure registrants for swim, tennis and dive are all pool members
  10. Create distribution lists for all teams for emailing purposes
  11. Update website for practices, coaches, meets/matches, events
  12. Schedule Parent meeting and team photos
  13. Email correspondence – meet entries, meet results, tennis check-ins, dive meets, registration deadlines, changes to practices and or meets. Oversee data entry is correct
  14. Awards Banquet – facilitate the presentations of teams at the banquet, order trophies for swim, tennis, water polo, and dive, collect perpetuals from past recipients and take to Burien Trophy, order certificates and print names on all certificates for all teams


Collects all money from members for dues and fees. Handles and coordinates all deposits. Sends invoices to and corresponds with members regarding account status. Maintains reporting and accurate accounting of members in good standing. Works closely with the Treasurer to ensure all money is coded correctly. Attends Board meetings.


The Membership chair manages the member roster and waitlist. They coordinate all paperwork for new members including contract updates and waitlisted applicants.


Assist families when they have questions regarding membership. Attend monthly board meetings. Work closely with the treasurer and AR when money is received or needs to go to a family in a buyback situation.


Become primary contact for all member related questions (especially new members). Marketing of the club, mostly with potential members. Maintenance of the member waiting list.


This position is admin heavy with email correspondence and paperwork both on and off season. You should be anticipating 1-2 hours per month in the off season and 2+ in the on season depending on the amount of membership sells and/or offers.

Concessions Chair

Non-Board Positions

Standing Committees

Auditing Committee (3 Members):


Auditing Committee, whose duty it shall be to audit the books of the Club Treasurer at the close of the fiscal year, shall be appointed annually.

Nominating Committee (3 Members):


Nominating Committee, whose duty it shall be, prior to the annual business meeting, to prepare nominations for Trustees and ascertain the availability of their nominees to serve in those positions. The Nominating Committee shall be comprised of at least three (3) members.

Last updated 09.16.19 by CR