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2019 Board Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2019-2021 JSRC Board.

Raised HandsNominations close Saturday, December 15, 2018. The election will take place from December 19 2018 through January 19, 2019. The new board will be announced at the Winter Gala on Saturday, January 26. All members-in-good standing (your membership account must be up-to-date in RunSignup) are eligible to serve on the board and vote in the election.

Current nominees are listed below. Additional nominations can be made through 12/15. To make a nomination please email club President, Michael Procopio (president@jsrc.org).

All Board positions are 2-year positions. Upon leaving office all officers, with the exception of Members-at-Large, serve an additional 2 years on the Board. All Board Members are expected to represent the JSRC in a positive manner at all times.

OFFICE OF PRESIDENT

CANDIDATES: ROBERT GALIZIO, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The general responsibility of the President is to oversee all JSRC events & projects & to contribute to the direction of the JSRC organization.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the Board of Directors attending monthly Board of Director (BOD) meetings & special meetings as scheduled
  • Participates as chair & member of the JSRC Executive Committee, leading monthly meetings.
  • Plans agendas for all BOD, Executive Committee, and general membership meetings, in conjunction with the Vice President.
  • Is an ex officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee. Works closely with all standing committees regarding committee needs, issues & progress.
  • Works closely with the Club Officers & Committee Members on all Club details, including, but not limited to, the following: Taxes, Legal issues, Financial commitments & contracts
  • General Problem-solving & Oversees all meeting planning for annual membership meeting.
  • Develops & implements planning for the achievement of the JSRC mission & the on-going goals of the organization. Continues to develop & support the organization’s long-range vision.
  • Arranges & chairs all planning & ancillary meetings of the BOD.
  • Arrives at all meetings early for pre planning.
  • Conducts JSRC BOD, Executive Committee, and general membership meetings.
  • Attends other functions, as possible, to promote/represent JSRC.

OFFICE OF VICE-PRESIDENT

CANDIDATES: KAREN KELLY, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The general responsibility is to assist the President in overseeing the direction of the JSRC.

FUNCTIONS

  • In the absence of the President or in the event of the President’s disability or refusal to act (as agreed upon by at least a majority of the board), the Vice President performs the duties of the President, & when so acting, has all the powers of & is subject to all restrictions of the President. The Vice President also discharges such other duties as may from time to time be required of the Vice President by the President or by the BOD.
  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings as scheduled.
  • Responsible for communicating to members (condolences, congratulations, etc.), Board meeting agenda notices, other duties as they occur, including representing the Club when necessary.
  • Participates as a member of the Executive Committee, attending monthly meetings.
  • Serves as President in the absence of the President. In the event of vacancy in the office of the President, the Vice President shall succeed & assume the role of President for the balance of the unexpired term.
  • Attends JSRC Membership Business Meetings and related Board meetings.
  • Responsible for all expressions of condolence from the club.

OFFICE OF TREASURER

CANDIDATES: MINDY BRADY, DAN NAPOLITON, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Treasurer holds financial responsibility for the JSRC and all JSRC events.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings & meetings as scheduled. Participates as a member of the JSRC Executive Committee, attending monthly meetings.
  • Works closely with the BOD, Club Officers & Race Directors to develop the budget & track financial records for the organizations.
  • Advises the BOD on budgetary & financial matters.
  • Works to file taxes for the JSRC in a timely manner. Keeps records of same.
  • Ensures that JSRC /RRCA finances are managed according to generally accepted accounting principles for non profits & that funds are secured, deposited, invested, spent & reported according to the board’s policies & procedures.
  • Chairs the Finance Committee for budget planning & implementations.
  • Reports monthly to the BOD regarding the financial status of the organization.
  • Signs checks for the organization.
  • Attends JSRC Membership Business Meetings, & related Board meetings.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Work comfortably with figures & make judgments about financial matters.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks or other financial software is a plus.

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

CANDIDATES: JOE FREEMAN, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Secretary serves as the recorder of all JSRC official business, maintains the official records of the organization, and oversees all procedural aspects of the organization.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings & meetings as scheduled. Participates as a member of the JSRC Executive Committee, attending monthly meetings.
  • Assists the President in planning the agenda for all BOD & Executive Board meetings, including those held in conjunction with other professional or Club meetings.
  • Tracks organizational projects & activities to ensure that work is being conducted & board reports are made on a regular basis.
  • Assists the President in arranging for all special board meetings (special projects or activities).
  • Prepares meeting minutes or notes (whichever is more appropriate) for all BOD & Executive Committee meetings, both regular & special
  • Prepares meeting packets (agenda, past minutes, attachments, draft documents) & e-mails them to board members at least three days prior to the meeting. Sends approved minutes to the webmaster for placement on the Board-only section of the JSRC website, & handles JSRC correspondence as directed by the BOD or the President.
  • Records the minutes of all board & membership meetings, effectively manages, authenticates the JSRC records, & ensures all organization operations are conducted in accordance with the JSRC bylaws.
  • Conducts the yearly election process as specified in Bylaws, using the slate/ballot developed by the
  • Nominating Committee. Verifies the voting list for the annual holiday/election meeting, & counting ballots at the annual holiday/election meeting,
  • Assists with conference & meeting planning.
  • Attends Membership Business Meetings, & related Board meetings.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational abilities for file set-up & maintenance.
  • Ability to set objectives & develop action plans.
  • Capture & record official JSRC business, disseminating it as necessary in a timely & routine manner.
  • Attention to carry out elections & other projects in a timely & efficient manner.

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

CANDIDATES: MICHELLE MENDES, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, training, and management of all volunteers for various races & events.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings & meetings as scheduled. Appoints (with BOD approval) members to the Volunteer Committee.
  • Schedules & conducts meetings of Volunteers. Maintains communications with committee members, keeps records of committee activities/meetings.
  • Develops volunteer policies & procedures for review by the Board.
  • Provides monthly reports to the JSRC BOD. Provides reports to the Newsletter Editor/ Website Webmaster for JSRC Newsletter & Website use.
  • Speaks to others about volunteer opportunities at JSRC events, Recruit, & train new volunteers
  • Schedules volunteers at various JSRC events
  • Provides/arranges for volunteer training, Provides feedback to volunteers about their performance
  • Regularly communicates with volunteers about volunteer opportunities, events, & JSRC news, and arranges for volunteer coverage to fulfill the needs of different JSRC events.
  • Maintain volunteer databases, updating volunteer information & entering service reports
  • Design & maintain computer generated systems for accessing & preserving records on each volunteer including application information, total hours of service (monthly, yearly & to-date dates)
  • Complete year-end reports & volunteer hour tallies for volunteer recognition program Update volunteer materials at year end & set up of systems for the new year Coordinate, plan, & lead trainings, as needed
  • Work with a volunteer steering committee & staff to propose & implement program improvements.
  • Build positive relationship between volunteers, staff, members & the public through positive communication of the JSRC mission.
  • Establishes & maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, & all members of the general public.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Accuracy in maintaining filing system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally & in writing.
  • Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with patrons, employees, supervisors, & the Administrative public.
  • Ability to follow verbal & or written instructions.
  • Ability to work under stress & stressful situations.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

CANDIDATES: LAURA MOETZ, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Membership Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the club membership database and answering/resolving all membership-related questions.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings & meetings as scheduled. Appoints (with BOD approval) members to the Membership Committee.
  • Schedules & conducts meetings of the Membership Committee. Assists with committee projects. Maintains communications with committee members & keeps records of activities/meetings.
  • Develops membership policies & procedures for review by the Board.
  • Provides monthly reports to the JSRC BOD. Provides reports to the Newsletter Editor/ Website Webmaster for JSRC Newsletter & Website use.
  • Establishes & reviews annual membership goals. Provides leadership for achieving committee’s goals by directing, monitoring & evaluating activities.
  • Plans & oversees membership recruitment & retention activities.
  • Answers &/or directs member questions to appropriate resources.
  • Maintains membership email inbox & saved mail folders, answers member email or forwards to correct person for response.
  • Maintains direct contact with members through Membership Updates in Newsletter & on Website.
  • Publicizes & promotes JSRC & JSRC-related projects in related media.
  • Attends Membership Business Meetings, & related Board meetings.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Ability to set objectives & develop action plans
  • Ability to work effectively toward common goals
  • Identify potential problems & opportunities
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

LOGISTICS OFFICER

CANDIDATES: JOHN O'GORMAN, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Logistics Officer is responsible for receiving/coordinating all club correspondence, caring for club equipment/supplies, and assisting club race directors with logistical race planning if requested.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings as scheduled. Appoints (with BOD approval) members for the Logistics Committee.
  • Provides leadership for achieving committee’s goals by directing, monitoring & evaluating activities.
  • Maintains communications with committee member & keeps records of logistic needs.
  • Provides monthly reports to the JSRC BOD.
  • Provides monthly reports to the Newsletter Editor for use in the JSRC membership newsletter.
  • Plans for the development, review, and preparation of Club regarding equipment & standards of practice at races & events.
  • Assists with meeting planning & production.
  • Attends Membership Business Meetings, and related Board meetings.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Set objectives & develop action plans for members
  • Identify potential problems & opportunities
  • Work effectively toward common goals
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills officer duties
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances

SOCIAL MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

CANDIDATES: MICHAEL PROCOPIO, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Social Media Officer is responsible for strategy, development and management of all social media activity and assignment of project support staff required to create and initiate concept and ideas for future media opportunity. This officer will be entrusted with maintaining the JSRC’s official social media presence.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the Board of Directors (BOD) and attends monthly BOD meetings & any other meetings as scheduled
  • Appoints (with BOD approval) members to the Social Media Committee as needed
  • Manages JSRC Social Media Sites
    • Ensures fresh and updated content on all JSRC social media sites
    • Content should be of interest to JSRC and the local running community
    • Includes running articles, links to resources, race schedules and results, upload of photos and updated charitable and local club promotions
  • Assist Race Directors, as necessary, with leveraging JSRC social media
  • Monitor trends and recommend adoption of new tools as they become available
  • Create new social media sites as needed and approved by BOD
  • Promote social media within the JSRC
  • Schedules & conducts meetings of Social Media strategic committee members (can include, but not limited to, sitting board members)
  • Maintains strong communications with the BOD and Social Media committee members
  • Maintains records of Social Media activity and user feedback for discussions, action or response from the Board

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Technical proficiency
  • Marketing skills (ideas, promotions and content flavor)
  • Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with members of the board, assisting volunteers and any internal and external resources used or recommended by the Board
  • Familiarity and/or working knowledge of social media business tools a plus

WEBSITE COORDINATOR

CANDIDATES: JAKOV PHILOSOF, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Website Coordinator is responsible for timely news updates on the club website as well as maintaining the club's online race calendar.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings & special meetings as scheduled. Appoints (with BOD approval) members for the Website Committee.
  • Solicits monthly & quarterly reports from JSRC Committees & Race Directors, and solicits contributions from JSRC membership.
  • Develops & edits content as Webmaster.
  • Supervises posting online of member news, and Supervises website changes & updates.
  • Makes recommendations to the BOD regarding website design & needs. Reviews website content, supervises updates & checks viability of web-links.
  • Attends JSRC Membership Business Meetings, & related Board meetings.
  • Works with Communications/Social Media Officer to present a coordinated Club presence online

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Writing, editing, proofreading, page layout & design
  • Set objectives & develop action plans for committee
  • Ability to work effectively toward common goals
  • Identify potential problems & opportunities
  • Ability to represent JSRC in a professional manner through the written word
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with basic HTML

NEWSLETTER EDITOR

CANDIDATES: BARBARA HAY, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


The Newsletter Editor is responsible for soliciting content for and timely publication of the club newsletter.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings & meetings as scheduled. Appoints (with BOD approval) members for the Publications Committee. Schedules & conducts Pubs Committee meetings.
  • Solicits monthly reports & quarterly reports from JSRC Committees & Race Directors. Solicits contributions from JSRC membership.
  • Develops & edits content as Editor-in-Chief for the JSRC membership newsletter.
  • Supervises design, layout & posting of newsletter & publications.
  • Makes recommendations to the BOD regarding publication design & needs JSRC Officers and Board Member Duties & Supervises implementation of newsletter changes & updates.
  • Assists with conference & meeting planning & production.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Writing, editing, proofreading, page layout & design
  • Ability to set objectives & develop action plans for committee, with the ability to work effectively toward common goals Identify potential problems & opportunities
  • Ability to represent JSRC in a professional manner through the written word
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with email marketing tools (i.e. Constant Contact) a plus

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

CANDIDATES: JACK CHEER, JOE IOVELLI, PEGGY McKEAN, JOHN MOETZ, OTHER NOMINEES TBD


There are TWO Member-at-Large positions. Members-at-Large represent the interests of the general membership, conduct projects, and accept duties as assigned by the President & BOD.

FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of the BOD attending monthly BOD meetings as scheduled. Represents the general membership on issues of interest or concern, particularly those that arise outside of the standing committee structure.
  • Conducts projects to further the goals of the organization or to develop services for the membership. Serves as chair of any ad hoc committee formed to develop these projects.
  • Provides regular reports to the Newsletter Editor/ Website Webmaster membership newsletter & Club website use.
  • Assists with conference & meeting planning & production. Attends Annual Conferences, Club Sanctioned Events, Membership Business Meetings, & related Board meetings.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Listen to membership & communicate their issues, needs & interests to the BOD. Identify potential problems & opportunities.
  • Work effectively toward common goals as a team member.
  • Set objectives & develop action plans for selected &/or assigned projects.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.