The Governance Committee has nominated the following as its slate of candidates for offices specified for the North Carolina Swimming Board of Directors during the Fall 2018 HOD at the McKimmon Center at NC State in Raleigh. Floor nominations will also be accepted. Those in red have termed out.
|HOD Election||Fall 2018||* Termed Out/ineligible|
|General Chair||Name||Current LSC Position|
|Incumbent||Dave Olack||General Chair|
|Senior Vice Chair *||Name||Current LSC Position|
|Incumbent||Jay Dodson||Senior Vice Chair|
|Candidate 1||Hubert Williams||None|
|Secretary||Name||Current LSC Position|
|Candidate 1||Jamie Bloom||None|
|Technical Planning||Name||Current LSC Position|
|Incumbent||Kevin Thornton||Technical Planning|
|Finance Vice Chair *||Name||Current Position|
|Incumbent||Carl Labonge||Finance Chair|
|Candidate 1||David Rigsbee||Officials Committee|
At the NCS Leadership Luncheon, Dave Thomas of USA Swimming spoke on leadership and athlete involvement in the sport of swimming. Several athletes from around the state were in attendance and many stayed for the NCS House of Delegates meeting, which followed the luncheon. There was a lot of good discussion on the importance of athlete involvement. Matthew Rigsbee of the Carolina Aquatics Team summarized his experience as a participant in the USA Swimming Leadership Summit in Houston.
The athletes in attendance elected Jack Nowacek of East Carolina Aquatics as their new junior athlete representative.
Click the link below for the Spring HOD weekend schedule. There are officials’ clinics scheduled for Saturday, April 28 and the Carolina Crown Swim Challenge meet will be held on Saturday evening. HOD will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center on Sunday, April 29.
Coaches: Remember that the Technical Planning meeting is on SUNDAY April 29 at 9:30 am.
There will be an Officials’ Mega Clinic on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. The clinics will will be held in the coliseum meeting rooms, next door to the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
Hotel Room Block:
North Carolina Swimming has a limited number of rooms blocked at the Greensboro-High Point Marriott Airport, located at One Marriott Drive, Greensboro. The rate is $109 for a standard king or standard queen/queen.
Please call 1 (800) 228-9290 to make your reservation and mention the North Carolina Swimming Block to receive the special rate. Or click the following link:
The reservation cutoff date is April 20, 2018.
When you click the link to the North Carolina Swimming Rules and Regulations you’ll notice that the document has a new look and some very nice enhancements. Thanks go to Wayne Shulby who updated the format while he was bringing the document up-to-date with recently passed legislation.
Not only did he add colored headings to highlight the various sections, but he also created a clickable Table of Contents! Both features will make the document much easier to navigate.
The Governance Committee has announced the following as its slate of candidates for offices specified for the North Carolina Swimming Board of Directors during the Fall 2017 HOD. Floor nominations are also accepted
Slate of nominations include:
|Age Group Chair||Kiki Farmer|
|Administrative Vice-Chair||Trish Martin|
|Membership/Registration Coordinator||Suzanne Heath|
|Safety /Safe Sport Coordinator||JP Merchant|
|Zone Board of Review-Athlete||Erica Braun|
|Zone Board of Review-Coach||Kevin Thornton|
|Zone Board of Review- Non-Coach||Joel Black|
North Carolina Swimming would like to welcome the newest member to its Board of Directors, Thomas Wilson of Rocky Mount YMCA (RMY). Thomas was elected junior athlete representative by a vote of fellow athletes at the NCS Senior Long Course Championship meet this past weekend.
Thomas replaces Morgan Dodson who moves out of the junior athlete rep position to become the new senior athlete representative.
The Athlete Representatives shall serve as the liaison between the athletes who are members of NCS and the Board of Directors and House of Delegates. The Senior Athlete Representative shall chair the Athletes Committee.
If you have proposed legislation for the NCS Fall HOD meeting on Sept 24, 2017, please mark up the existing Rule or By-Law with the proposed wording and submit your proposal to Wayne Shulby firstname.lastname@example.org using the HOD Legislation Template below. The deadline for submitting legislation is August 5, 2017.
HOD Legislation Template