The Executive Committee consists of a group of volunteers responsible for ensuring that all members continue to receive quality services at Elm Park Pool. Below a description of each of the Executive Committee roles. No previous experience is required, only a willingness to help the Elm Park community and to make our pool season a great experience for all our members.
Each year at the Annual General Meeting, a new Executive Committee is elected to serve for the following year. All members in good standing are eligible to hold a Director position, be a chairperson or just participate on one of the committees.
The President is responsible for the overall delivery of all the pool’s programs. The President works with the Executive Committee and coordinates the actions of staff and volunteers.
Vice President of Marketing, Josée Marroni
The Vice-President of Marketing is responsible for guaranteeing sponsorship to cover costs of pool maintenance and support in carrying out pool activities and events.
Vice President of Operations, Anne Hébert
The Vice-President of Operations is responsible for a variety of job duties, including planning, directing and coordinating operations in support of the Association’s growth, in addition to managing daily operations of personnel, purchasing, administration and other key areas.
Manager of Communications, vacant post
The Manager of Communications is responsible for all forms of communication between members. This includes information about meetings, updates on the website, social media and communications with external bodies such as newspapers.
Staff Liaison, Les Raschkowan
The Staff Liaison is the membership’s contact person to the pool staff. He is the staff mentor, working with them to review programs, deal with human resources issues and to represent the staff to the Executive Committee.
Secretary, Andrea Tomkins
The Secretary’s role is to take minutes of the various meetings that take place during the year. The secretary’s role is vital in ensuring the Executive Committee acts in a timely and efficient manner.
Treasurer, Chad Jarema
The treasurer’s main responsibility is to ensure the financial viability of the pool. This requires working with the Executive Committee on the annual budget and maintaining proper financial records. The Treasurer presents the year’s financial report at the Annual General Meeting.
Membership Director, Mary Marson
The Membership Director is responsible for membership. Much of the Membership Director’s work happens in the pre-season, ensuring that as many returning and new members will register as possible.
Meet Manager, Karen Smith and Josée Marroni
The Meet Manager is responsible for ensuring successful swim meets. This includes recruiting officials, providing all forms and equipment, maintaining ribbons stock, and the coordination of a hospitality section for volunteers during home meets. The Meet Manager works with the Pool Manager to ensure that all officials required for an event are recruited from other NAA pools as per the NAA constitution.
Oasis Manager (Food and Beverage Snack Bar), Vacant Position
The Manager Oasis is responsible for coordinating all staff and food service including our Oasis snack counter and any fund raising that includes food. For the Oasis this means coordinating many volunteers including BBQ cooks, shoppers and servers for whenever the snack bar is open.
Maintenance Director, Dan Maloney
The Maintenance Director is responsible for the overall premises and ensures that 400,000 gallons of water are actually fit to swim in. The Maintenance Director helps the pool staff maintain the pump facility to ensure that it is in great shape for the summer season.