Mission:  Metropolitan Swimming shall promote, develop and improve competitive swimming through education, support and opportunities for participation to a diverse swimming community.

Vision:
  To inspire and provide quality opportunities for our members to achieve excellence in the sport of competitive swimming.

 

Metropolitan Swimming stands with our community against racist actions, incendiary statements, and violence against any person. This means we must engage individuals throughout our member community in tough conversations about inequalities, identify the signs of systematic racism, and share proven solutions.

 

Board of Directors

Metropolitan Swimming, Inc. 

Permanent Office 

Mary Fleckenstein - Administrative Manager

99 Sheep Pasture Road  -  Port Jefferson, NY 11777  -  phone 631-585-1346  - 

office email address:  metro.[email protected]

 

Metro Board elections are held in May of each year
* Appointments and hires are made with the advice and consent of the Board of Directors

updated 6/15/22

 

 

 

Position Name

Email 

Elected in Eligible for
re-election
First elected
General Chair Eric Fisher

[email protected]

Odd years

no 2019 

Admin. Vice Chair

Dom Boccio [email protected] Even years no 2020

Senior Vice
Chair

Zac Hojnacki [email protected] Even years no 2020

Age Group
Chair

Kate Hallex [email protected] Odd years no 2019

Finance Vice Chair

Christopher Arena [email protected] Even years yes 2022

Co-Secretary

Jeff Chu

Annette Mackrel

[email protected]

[email protected]

Even years no term limit 2022

Coaches Rep

John Yearwood 

[email protected]

Even years yes 2022

Senior Athlete Rep

Frankie Anderson [email protected] By Athletes N/A N/A

Junior Athlete Rep

Joseph Apat [email protected] By Athletes N/A N/A

Athlete at Large

Robert Frawley [email protected] Appointed N/A 2016

Athlete at Large

Stanley Wong [email protected] Appointed N/A 2017
Athlete at Large Thomas Cho [email protected] Appointed N/A July 28,2022

Athlete at Large

Kim Vandenberg [email protected] Appointed N/A 2021

Operational Risk Chair

John McIlhargy [email protected] Odd no 2019

Co-Safe Sport Coordinator

Phil Paspalas

Sandy Graham

[email protected]

[email protected]

Even years yes 2022

Technical Planning

David Ellinghaus [email protected] Odd years no term limit  

Treasurer 

Mary Fleckenstein [email protected] Staff N/A N/A
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Chair Lamar Decasseres [email protected] Even years no term limit 2020
   

Appointed by General Chair

     

Disabilities Coordinator

Kate Hallex

[email protected]

Appointed

N/A

N/A

Hall of Fame

John McIlhargy

[email protected]

Appointed

N/A

N/A

National Time Verification

Monique Grayson

[email protected]

Appointed

N/A

N/A

Officials Committee Chair

Mark Amodio

[email protected]

Appointed

N/A

N/A

Open Water Coordinator

Jeff Chu

[email protected]

Appointed N/A N/A

Open Water Coordinator

George Fleckenstein [email protected] Appointed N/A N/A

Records and Top 25

Monique Grayson [email protected] Appointed N/A N/A

Swim-a-Thon Coordinator

Rich Finkelstein [email protected] Appointed N/A N/A

Administrative Review Board

Jeff Chu [email protected] Odd years no 2017
Registration Issues Office [email protected]