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Nominations for Junior Athlete Representative

Jeff Chu

To:        All Members of Metropolitan Swimming

From:        Annette Mackrel and Jeff Chu, Secretaries

Subject:    Junior Athlete Representative Election

Date:        March 14, 2023




Dear Metropolitan Swimming Members, 

The Metropolitan Swimming LSC annually elects an Athlete Representative to serve on the Board of Directors and the Athletes Committee. Athlete Representatives are elected for 2-year terms, and are expected to perform the following duties:

(1) attend Metro House of Delegates, Board of Directors, and Committee meetings,

(2) call, prepare agendas for, and preside at Athlete Committee meetings,

(3) represent Metro Athletes in Eastern Zone and USA Swimming meetings,

(4) any other duties required by the Metro House of Delegates


Athletes interested in serving as Athlete Representative must:

(1) be an athlete member in good standing;

(2) be at least a sophomore in high school or at least 16 years of age on or before 4/19/23;

(3) be currently competing, or have competed within the three (3) immediately preceding years, in the program of swimming conducted by MRSI or another LSC; and

(4) have their place of permanent residence in the territory (that portion of New York State south of and including the counties of Sullivan, Orange and Dutchess) and expect to reside therein throughout at least the first half of the term (other than periods of enrollment in an institution of higher education)


Nominations for Athlete Representative are being accepted until 12pm on 4/4/23.

Please submit nominations to [email protected], including the following:

(1) Athlete Name

(2) USA Swimming ID Number

(3) Home/Permanent Residence Address

(4) Current School Grade

(5) Candidate Statement (to be published on the Metro Website)


Voting Procedure
Metro Athletes in good standing, 13 years old on or before 4/19/23 may vote for one candidate by emailing [email protected] with the following:
    (1) Voting Athlete Name
    (2) Voting Athlete USA Swimming ID Number
    (3) Vote specifying candidate name
Email votes must be received by 12pm on 4/19/23. Email votes missing required information above will not be counted. Email votes received before voting opens, or after voting closes will not be counted. Voting opening will be announced on the Metro website.