Board Members and Role Descriptions
The AREC Board is composed of volunteers who are elected to two year terms according to the club Charter. In addition to the permanent Board positions, there are several standing committees that are chaired by volunteer club members.
The AREC Board members for 2016-17 are
President: Todd Rose
Vice-President: Angela Holder
Treasurer: Tam Premsrirath
Secretary: Amy Nissen
Club Information Officer: Emmett Rahl
VP of Public Relations: Jeffrey McKinney
The standing committee chairs are:
Marathon Training: Todd Rose
Trail Training: Bob Filacchione
Competition Committee: Dona McBride
Community and Volunteers Committee: Vanessa Berry
Social Committee: Stephanie Harris
Social Media Coordinator: Dave Kuntz
All members are invited to participate in the committees and to attend the Board Meetings in order to make AREC the club that our members want it to be!
AREC Primary Board of Directors Roles and Responsibilities
The Club President is the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for fulfilling the
mission of the club. The president presides at meetings of the club and the Board;
appoints committees and has general supervision of the operation of the club.
When necessary, the president will act as the public face of the club in representing the
club at local and regional events. The president serves as a point of contact for outside
groups who propose any programs that request the participation of the club in
community events, volunteer programs, races and any other clubs that have as their
objectives the same goals as those described in the club’s mission statement.
Provides helpful and supportive leadership for all club activities. Motivates and
facilitates as required.
The Club Vice President assists the President in the administration of his roles and
responsibilities and assumes the responsibilities of the president in his or her absence.
The Secretary maintains all club records, manages club files, handles all club
correspondence and takes the minutes at each club meeting.
The Treasurer is responsible for club financial policies, procedures and controls. The
treasurer receives and distributes, with the approval of the club, all club funds. The
treasurer oversees the club budget, collects membership dues and pays any bills
incurred by the club. The treasure keeps an accurate account of all transactions and
prepares and presents periodic financial reports to the club’s Board of Directors.
Club Information Officer
The Club Information Officer is responsible for maintaining all club records with regard
to membership and members, and also manages the membership database. This information is collected both
from online collection and in-person collection. The CIO enters in all membership data
and manages a membership committee who assist the CIO in collection of membership
and distribution of club gear. The CIO maintains a database of member
accomplishments and tracks member participation in running events for the purposes of
reporting progress towards the achievement of annual awards and recognition.
The CIO is responsible for the timely publishing and distribution of the monthly
The CIO works closely with the Secretary to ensure all
new members receive all club communications and that they are enrolled in all club
Vice President of Public Relations
The Vice President of Public Relations is a board member responsible for developing
and directing a publicity program that informs individual members and the general public
about A Running Experience Club.
The responsibilities of the VP of Public Relations is to publicize the club activities
including keeping the website current and to safeguard the reputation of the club.
Secondary Board Positions—Committees and Chairs
Marathon Training Program
Trail Training Program
Community Relations, Charity, and Volunteer Committee
Social Media Coordinator – Manages the AREC Online Media footprint, through regular scheduled Facebook posts, as well as monitoring posts, featuring relevant posts and answering posts or IM’ed messages on Facebook. Posts include club activity information, cheerleading AREC members for upcoming races as well as past races, and posting discount codes for upcoming races. Serves as the primary contact for race discounts.