CBS Skating Club Board
As a member of Skate Canada, the CBS Skating Club is bound by the rules, regulations and policies of Skate Canada. In accordance with the Club’s Constitution, the Club is run by a Board of Directors consisting of volunteers elected from the club membership and one representative from the coaching team. The Board is assisted by parent representatives and committee co-ordinators in the day-to-day operation of the Club. The Board meets on a monthly basis to discuss club management and operations. An Annual General Meeting is held every Spring to elect officers to the Board and to communicate and vote on matters pertinent to the general membership. Any adult member or parent of a member is eligible to run for a position on the Board.
In addition to his coaching position, Matt is employed as the Club's Technical Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Technical Director works to create, implement and maintain high quality instructional skating programs consistent with the needs and interests of CBS SC and on par with Skate Canada’s Operating Standards. Matt also provides administrative and technical support to the Board and works with with Board members on scheduling, registration, coach recruitment, public relations, and event planning.
The CanSkate Parent Rep communicates any concerns from parents to the Club Development and Program Director who reports and follows up with the Board. The CanSkate Rep also assists the coaches and the Board with the running of the CanSkate sessions, for example, recruiting volunteers to help with set up, gate supervision, as well as passing out and collecting pinnies.
The STARSkate Parent Rep communicates any concerns from parents to the Club Development and Program Director who reports and follows up with the Board. The STARSkate Rep also assists with planning a STARSkate parent meeting at the beginning of the season to welcome parents.
The Fundraising Coordinator leads a fundraising committee to plan and organize Board-approved fundraising events.
Ice Show Coordinator & Competition Coordinator
The Ice Show Coordinator works with the Events Director and oversees all aspects of planning and organization for the Annual Ice Show including organizing and leading a committee for ice show planning.
The Competition Coordinator works with the Events Director to coordinate any competitions that may be held at the CBS Skating Club, and to organize a committee when hosting a competition.
Public Relations Coordinator
The Public Relations Coordinator works with the Club Development and Program Director and is responsible for updating the Club's social media accounts and for maintaining the Club website.
Skater Development Coordinator
The Skater Development Coordinator works with the Club Development and Program Director to plan and implement activities and events to benefit skaters' skill development including assessments, testing, and off-ice training.
The Test Coordinator works with the Club Development and Program Director to ensure that testing required for skaters is scheduled and carried out. This includes arranging judges and volunteers, scheduling tests, collecting money, submitting test documents to Skate Canada, and maintaining Club records of tests.
The Club President acts as chair of all board and general meetings, and chairs the finance committee. The President generally presides at all meetings, represents the club publicly, and represents the club in matters concerning Skate Canada (nationally and provincially) as well as the Avalon Region. The President also oversees the booking, cancellation, and maintenance of ice time, as well as the scheduling and registration of all club programs.
The Vice-President assists the president in their duties and assumes their duties and officiates when necessary. The Vice-President acts as liason with the club coaches, and arranges coaching for all programs, in consultation with program administrator and the board. The Vice-President represents the club at monthly Avalon Region meetings, and is responsible for all necessary reporting to Skate Canada and the Section, including overseeing proper documentation by coaches.
The Club Treasurer manages the club funds and is responsible for submitting an annual budget. The treasurer signs all club cheques, oversees all club financial records, administers all payroll and accounts payable, and provides an annual financial statement.
The Club Secretary deals with all correspondence subject to board approval including taking and distributing minutes at all meetings, maintaining a record of all meeting minutes, overseeing all correspondence for the for the board or the club, and ensuring all pertinent information is presented to the board.
The Coaches' Rep acts in the best interest of all coaches and ensures this interest is represented in matters pertaining to policies, procedures, and individuals. The coaches' rep ensures all club coaches have the necessary qualifications for the tasks they are performing.
The Events Director oversees the scheduling and planning of special events such as tests days, competitions and the Ice Show, and is responsible for checking the Skate NL website on a regular basis looking for important information that may need to be passed on to parents.
Club Development & Programs Director
The Club Development & Programs Director oversee all programs that relate to the development of the club and ensures parents have been informed of all opportunities for their skaters. This includes, but is not limited to, skater development, fundraising, public relations, and competitions.
The Synchro Director oversees the organization and operation of all Synchro programs. The director works with the synchro coaches and team managers to arrange competition travel, costumes, team events, and team clothing.
The Athletics Rep is appointed by the Club's coaches, subject to approval by the Board, and acts as a representative for all skaters in the Club.
The Ombudsman is a confidential contact for any parent or skater who wants to have their concerns or comments brought to the board.