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2017 Board of Directors

The WCRC Board of Directors meets at 7:00PM on the first Thursday of every month at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar in Salisbury, MA.

Elected Positions:

President – Tricia Lavoie – president@runthecircle.org

Responsible for directing and coordinating the Board of Directors and club meetings and all club activities. Assists with club publicity.

Vice President/Web Master/E-Publicity – Scott Walsh vicepresident@runthecircle.org

Conducts club meetings in the president’s absence. Assists other board members with their duties as necessary. Maintains the club’s website. Updates the web site with the results of club events such as the Grand Prix. Notifies the general membership of upcoming events via web site.

Treasurer – Leanne Corning  treasurer@runthecircle.org

Responsible for club finances, including bank account and all financial transactions. Submits financial status reports to board monthly or whenever necessary. Consolidates annual data for tax exempt filings and works with accountant to file a timely tax return.

Secretary – Jane Lemuth secretary@runthecircle.org

Records the minutes of the Board of Directors and club meetings. Supplies Newsletter Editor with copies of minutes when requested. Assists with PR through traditional media outlets. Responsible for annual election.

Assistant Treasurer – Dave Carroll cotreasurer@runthecircle.org

Assists Club Treasurer with financial responsibilities as needed at club functions and races.

New Membership Coordinator/Social Media- Craig Lampert – membership@runthecircle.org

Responsible for the recruitment of new members and promoting participation in club races. Responsible for keeping the club mailing and emailing lists current. Updates Board of Directors on new members. Provides club membership roster for liability insurance. Promotes the WCRC through social media.

Newsletter Editor/Marketing – Betsy Berkenbush – newsletter@runthecircle.org

Writes stories for the club newsletter and assist with PR through traditional media outlets. Encourages club members to write articles for the newsletter and edits submissions. Works with web-master to publish the club newsletter and any other miscellaneous, noteworthy news and/or accomplishments.

Team Coordinator – Scarlette Smith – wcrcteams@runthecircle.org

Coordinates racing teams for participation in races including Mill Cities, Mt. Washington and other club events.  Assist with organizing club training runs and works as a liaison with other clubs and race/runner governing organizations.

Overall-Race Coordinator – Dave LaBrode – racecoordinator@runthecircle.org

Acts as a liaison between the Board of Directors, race directors and timing crew. Assists race directors of club sponsored races with equipment and volunteers.

Grand Prix Race Director – Ginger Iola – GPDirector@runthecircle.org

Selects and promotes races included in the club grand prix series. Scans race results on grand prix races and scores the performance of club members. Keeps an ongoing record of leaders in age groups and updates the club at general meetings. Determines the top scores at the end of season and presents top runners in each category with awards at the annual meeting.

Liaison/Assistant to PABs (Positions Appointed by Board) – Jean Herrick – liaison@runthecircle.org

Helps Uniform Coordinator and Special Events Coordinator with their tasks and keeps Board advised of status, problems and expenditures.

Positions Appointed by the Board:

Youth and Track Coordinator, Coach – Mike McCormick – mamcc12@gmail.com

Coordinates youth events such as summer track series and Hershey Series. Organizes and coaches members through seasonal track and off-track (could be road, could be trails!) workouts and and various reacing venues. Acts as club liaison with area track and cross country coaches as well as regional and national running organizations.

Overall Team Coordinator – Laurie Gaudreau – wcrcteams@runthecircle.org

Coordinates racing teams for participation in races including Mill Cities, Mt. Washington and other club events.  Assist with organizing club training runs and works as a liaison with other clubs and race/runner governing organizations.

Bulk Email Administrator – Tom Miller – tomm262@gmail.com

Responsible for bulk email distribution both internally (club members) and externally (running community, non-members). Responsible for maintaining and updating the running community (non-member) email list.

Uniform and Equipment Coordinator – Tom Chase – bigt1958@comcast.net

Responsible for purchasing and distributing WCRC running apparel. Maintains and updates equipment for road races and keeps locker rooms in great condition.

Special Events Coordinator – Doug Zechel – doug@smilinwideatryeharbor.com

Organizes various social events during the year for the benefit of members.  Organizes Mt. Washington and High Street Mile cookouts, along with a summer event and the Christmas party.  Coordinates other events during the year as the Board of Directors deem necessary.