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Committees

Board of Directors Committees

The Board of Directors shall establish and appoint its own members to the following committees as found in Article XI, Section (2). These committees can be but not limited to:

Executive Committee:

The four officers and one additional Director will serve as the members of the Executive Committee. The President shall serve as the Chair of the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall have all the powers and authority of the board of directors in the intervals between meetings of the board of directors, and is subject to the direction and control of the full board. Meetings of the Executive Committee may be called by the Chair or by any two (2) members of the Committee. The Committee shall submit a report of its actions at all regularly scheduled or special meetings of the Board of Directors.

Shirley Rego                      Chairman             smrego@aol.com

Bob Lapsley                                                  blapsley@cncmetalproducts.com

Pat Huebner                                                 patrish18@sbcglobal.net

Jamie Hebert                                                jehebert@hotmail.com

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                  tkollar@roadrunner.com 

Personnel Committee: As needed 

The Personnel Committee shall be activated in the event the Council has employees. Three (3) members of the Board of Directors shall serve on the committee. The members of the committee shall determine a chair. The Committee shall be responsible for overseeing the personnel affairs of the Council, including, but not limited to developing and reviewing personnel policies and hiring, training, supervising, evaluating and, if necessary, termination.

Finance Committee:

                The Finance Committee shall be activated at the request of the Board of Directors. The treasurer is the chair of the   Finance Committee and will include two (2) other board members appointed by the Board of Directors. The Finance               Committee is responsible for overseeing and assisting the treasurer with the duties as defined in Article X, Section (6).        The provision of assistance to the treasurer in executing the duties of the office; also, financial policy analysis for the     officers and the Board of Directors; the execution of special financial studies and projects for officers and the Board of    Directors and to render such other financial assistance as may further the programs of the Greater Cleveland Council               of FSC.

Bob Lapsley                         Chairman             blapsley@cncmetalproducts.com

Shirley Rego                                                   smrego@aol.com

Bill Coyle                                                        bill@etwtravel.com

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                     tkollar@roadrunner.com

Nomination Committee:

At least 90 days in advance of each Annual Meeting the President shall appoint three directors, whose terms are not scheduled to expire at the upcoming annual meeting, to serve on the Nomination Committee. Article IX, Section (2) (c) The members of the committee shall determine a chair. The Nominating Committee is charged with the responsibility for recommending suitably qualified candidates for the Board of Directors.

Council Committees

Authority

The Board of Directors may appoint such other committees, as the Board of Directors shall from time to time determine. The President shall have such authority and perform such duties as may be determined by the Board of Directors or provision in the Constitution of the Council. Article XI, Section (2) anyone may be a member of these committees, the only stipulation is that the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee must be a member of the Board of Directors. 

Jurisdiction of Council Committees

  1. Each council committee, subject to the control of the Board of Directors, shall have jurisdiction of all matters relating to the items stated after its title below.
  2. Each council committee shall consist of no fewer than three voting members.
  3. The chairs of the council committees shall be appointed by the BOD to hold office for one year.
  4. The members of council committees shall be appointed annually by their chairs to hold office for one year or until their successors are appointed and assume office. Vacancies in the membership of committees may be filled by the Chair.
  5. Said chairs may remove such members with the concurrence of the president.

These Committees can include but not be limited to:

Competitions Committee:

The Competitions Committee exercises control over Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating figure skating competitions. The Competitions Committee shall bid for, plan and manage competitions. It will offer assistance to the member club hosting the Cleveland Invitational Championships. The committee will partner with Greater Cleveland clubs or other organizations to bid for and host competitions. The committee will create business plans for partnerships to bid for and host competitions. These plans will require BOD approval. The committee can create new competitions or take control of existing competitions for the benefit of the Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs. 

Bill Coyle                              Chairman             bill@etwtravel.com

Shirley Rego                                                    smrego@aol.com

Jamie Hebert                                                   jehebert@hotmail.com

Amy Burkhardt                                                 burkhardt5@sbcglobal.net

Pat Huebner                                                    patrish18@sbcglobal.net

Kelly Lynch                                                      sk8rgrl7825@sbcglobal.net

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                     tkollar@roadrunner.com   

Strategic Planning Committee: 

The Strategic Planning Committee shall develop a business plan that encourages the organization’s mission and to ensure the future and stability of The Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs. The Strategic Planning Committee shall gather information and assimilate ideas and concepts regarding the future of the organization to develop and maintain a plan to assure that the Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs will continue to execute its mission effectively and efficiently in the future. The committee shall create and monitor a three year plan and/or any amendments to be submitted annually for adoption by the Board of Directors for submission to the delegates. The submission will include the procedures and financial concepts necessary for consideration, adoption and implementation into operation.

Bob Lapsley                         Chairman             blapsley@cncmetalproducts.com

Steve Wolkin                                                  sew454@aol.com

Pat Huebner                                                   patrish18@sbcglobal.net

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                    tkollar@roadrunner.com

Synchronized Skating Committee: 

The Synchronized Skating Committee will develop plans and programs to raise the awareness of and increase the level of participation in Synchronized skating in the Greater Cleveland area. It will facilitate collaboration and cooperation between the Synchronized Skating and Competitions Committee in matters of mutual interest to them. The responsibilities of the Synchronized Skating committee shall be to:

  1. A.      Create programs that address particular needs of synchronized skating athletes.
  2. B.      Experiment with ideas and concepts and develop implementation plans for new programs.
  3. C.      Create a plan for continuance of successful programs.

Steve Wolkin                        Chairman             sew454@aol.com

Sue Clemente                                                 sueclemente@att.net

Alease Camerratta                                           figureskating@gilmour.org

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                     tkollar@roadrunner.com

Disciplines Committee: 

The Disciplines Committee shall have authority to study and make recommendations for the growth and improvement of; Singles, Pairs, Dance, High School, Adult, National Showcase and Theater on Ice.

Kelly Lynch                          Chairman             sk8rgrl7825@sbcglobal.net

Bill Coyle                                                       bill@etwtravel.com

Need at least one member

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                    tkollar@roadrunner.com

 

Coaching Committee: 

        It shall be the responsibility of the Coaches Committee to develop ways to promote and maintain:

  1. Promote the ethical and professional conduct of all coaches and to encourage and advance the instruction of figure skating at all levels from basic skills to international competition.
  2. Work in cooperation with the Professional Skaters Association, U.S. Figure Skating and the ISU in order to communicate, in a timely manner vital information and rule changes to the coaching community and assist in their efforts to provide seminars, workshops, video aids, manuals, and certification for all levels of coaching.
  3. Working with U.S. Figure Skating, strengthen the membership base by providing a strong membership package to encourage coaches at all levels to join the program.
  4. Involve coaches in the Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs through committees, Board of Directors and other policy-making areas.
  5. Recognize coaching accomplishments in partnership with the PSA through annual awards and other methods.
  6. Work with coaches to develop programs that further the mission of the organization.

Kelly Lynch                          Chairman             sk8rgrl7825@sbcglobal.net

Bill Coyle                                                       bill@etwtravel.com

Need at least one member

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                   tkollar@roadrunner.com

Grant Review Committee:

The Grant Review committee shall review and make recommendations to the BOD on all Cleveland Championships 2000 grant applications. The committee shall adhere to the Cleveland Championships 2000 timeline and grant policy. 

Sue Clemente                       Chairman             sueclemente@att.net

Bob Lapsley                                                    blapsley@cncmetalproducts.com

Alease Camerratta                                           figureskating@gilmour.org

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                     tkollar@roadrunner.com

Constitution Review Committee:

The Constitution Review committee will review and make recommendations to the BOD for changes and/or corrections to the Constitution. 

Need Member / Chair         Chairman            

Steve Wolkin                                                   sew454@aol.com

Need Member

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                     tkollar@roadrunner.com

Public Relations and Marketing Committee:

The Public Relations and Marketing committee will seek ways to promote figure skating at all levels in the Greater Cleveland area. It will work to create a Cleveland figure skating brand and remain true to that goal. The website (Clevelandskating.com) will be part of the committee’s responsibility. 

Bob Lapsley                         Chairman             blapsley@cncmetalproducts.com

Steve Wolkin                                                  sew454@aol.com

Elizabeth Misson                                             Steck@WEWS.com

Linda Jackson                                                 linda.jackson@philips.com

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                     tkollar@roadrunner.com

Basic Skills Committee:

The Basics Skills committee will develop plans and programs to raise the awareness of and increase the level of participation in Basic Skills skating in the Greater Cleveland area. It will facilitate collaboration and cooperation between the Synchronized Skating and Competitions Committee in matters of mutual interest to them. The responsibilities of the Basic Skills committee shall be to:

  1. A.      Create programs that address particular needs of Basic Skills programs.
  2. B.      Experiment with ideas and concepts and develop implementation plans for new programs.
  3. C.      Create a plan for continuance of successful programs.

Jeff Marshall                        Chairman             OneIce@aol.com

Alease Camerratta                                          figureskating@gilmour.org

Shirley Rego                                                   smrego@aol.com

Sue Clemente                                                 sueclemente@att.net

Jamie Hebert                                                  jehebert@hotmail.com

Terry Kollar (ex-officio)                                     tkollar@roadrunner.com

Advisory Committee:

The Advisory Committee will evaluate ideas and give advice on issues that could use an outside (of the BOD) perspective.

Jamie Hebert                                                   jehebert@hotmail.com

Meg Faust                                                       MFaust@ralaw.com

Dave Bennett                                                  dave@bugsb.net