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LSC Officers & Committees

Board of Directors

Title Name Email
General Chair John Bernhard bernhardconst@yahoo.com
Administrative Vice-Chair    
Senior Vice-Chair Gus Viveros coachgusswim@gmail.com
Finance Vice-Chair Adrian Slater adrianslater@hotmail.com
Safe Sport Chair
Safety Coordinator
Michele Key keynero@sbcglobal.net
Age-Group Vice-Chair Manny Gardea emmanuelgardea@gmail.com
Technical Planning Chair Ruben Pallares ruben.e.pallares@gmail.com
Secretary Hadley Huchton-Bernhard hadleyhuchton@yahoo.com
Registration Chair/Membership    
Treasurer   borderswimmingtreasurer@gmail.com
Officials Chair Faye Phelps fphelpsborder@gmail.com
Coach Representative Jim Van Atta vanattajim@gmail.com
Athlete Representative    
Athlete Representative    
Athlete Representative    

Additional Contacts

Title Name Email
Equipment Coordinator    
Sanctions Chair Pete Dunavant pdunavan@elp.rr.com
Records Chair    
Diversity Chair Manny Gardea emmanuelgardea@gmail.com
BAT Team Representative Joseph Olson jmdolson1@gmail.com
BLAST Team Representative Alfonso Ruiz del Hoyo aruizdelhoyo@hotmail.com
DSSC Team Representative Ruben Pallares ruben.e.pallares@gmail.com
RAST Team Representative Gus Viveros coachgusswim@gmail.com
EPAP Team Representative Todd Roberts coachtoddepap@gmail.com
JCAT Team Representative Rey Rodriguez swimscs@yahoo.com
SWAT Team Representative Adrian Slater adrianslater@hotmail.com
WETT Team Representative Monica Benjamin monica.benjamin@gmail.com

Committees

Technical Planning                                            Responsible for long-range planning for the swimming programs conducted by BD and for advice regarding the technical aspects of those. Ruben Pallares
Pete Dunavant                
Diversity & Inclusion   encourage and support greater diversity & inclusion in BD Swimming membership and programs Manny Gardea
Zones/TX Select

determine what camp/competitions are offered each year and locations; propose which Border should participate in; create budget and determine participant contribution; create protocol for selection of athletes; advertise opportunities to teams; solicit coaching staff and chaperones; determine team merchandise to be supplied - design and purchase

Manny Gardea
Gus Viveros
James Van Atta
Border Athlete Awards & Scholarships  

announce competition and publish applications for the annual awards; receive and process applications; serve as or create a judging panel; order awards; communicate with recipients; communicate with schools for scholarships destination; coordinate award presentation event

Hadley Huchton-Bernhard
Gus Viveros
Budget & Audit 

annual audit of books; create budget for expenditures using previous years data and soliciting financial needs from standing committees; create protocol for approval of purchases and travel; create reimbursement protocol.

Adrian Slater
Border Champs Meet

create meet format and invitation, and build meet; publish meet; determine assignment of meet director; create team task assignments

John Bernhard
Thomas Cieslik
Bob Sellers
Gus Viveros
Border Meet Awards

maintain inventory of Border meet awards; select and order ribbons, medals, trophies and plaques for Border Champs events

 
Equipment  inventory equipment and maintain inventory list;  develop protocol for renting and use of equipment; create inventory checklist; label all storage bins; create format/protocol for packing trailer; publish pictures and diagrams of packed trailer; identify storage locations of all equipment and supplies; identify process to replenish needed supplies; develop usage report and responsibilities