Board of Directors

A team of volunteers governs the Gloucester Skating Club. The Board of Directors is elected yearly at the Annual General Meeting. The Board consists of the executive committee and directors. A President, Senior Vice President, two Vice Presidents and a Treasurer form the executive committee. Directors are responsible for various portfolios including Bingo, Fundraising, Publicity, Special Events, Ice Coordinator, Hospitality, Synchronized Skating, and Test chair. The board meets monthly to attend to club business.

Constitution & By-laws

2016-2017 Members of the Board of Directors

President – Kathleen McGuire
Past President – Rachelle Ferron
Senior Vice-President – Tara McGowan
Vice-President – Kelly Sheridan
Vice-President – Shannon Prevost
Treasurer – Michelle Martin
Director of StarSkate – Darlene Joseph
Director of CanSkate – Sheilagh McCaskill
Coach Representative – Jodie Bierko
Director of Synchro – Katie Williams
Test Chair – Chantal Banks-Leger
Director of Hospitality – Lynne Gosselin Leclerc/Chantal Richer
Director of Volunteers – Joyce McDougall
Director at Large – Martin Plante
Director at Large – Lisa Elliot
Direct at Large – Tanis Gilbert
Director at Large – Ginette Bailey

Roles and Responsibilities of the Board and Executive Committee

  • The overall general good management of the club
  • Acts within the meaning of The Ontario Business Act
  • Ensure that the Club acts in a professional and businesslike manner
  • Negotiate ice requirements
  • Review schedules for approval by the Board
  • Set fees for skating schools
  • Liaise with other directors and chairpersons
  • Prepare contracts
  • Review policies and procedures
  • Enforce rules and regulations
  • Deal with bad accounts
  • Prepare recommendations for the Board
  • Sit on various committees
  • Acquisition of equipment
  • Oversee, assist and guide Directors of the Club Treasurer (in addition to the above)
  • Budget development and control
  • Financial reports to be presented to Board of Directors on a monthly basis
  • Sign cheques with one member of the Executive Committee
  • Assist office administrator with accounting and bookkeeping issues
  • Ensure the books of the club are ready for the annual audit
  • Meet with the auditors at the conclusion of the audit to discuss the report and any concerns
  • Makes recommendations to the Board on the selection of an auditor each year

Upcoming Events

  1. STARSkate Invitational

    February 23 - February 25
  2. Test Day

    March 2
  3. Club Competition

    April 14

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