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Capital Equipment Task Force

 

Purpose

In accordance with the mission of AARC to promote the sport of rowing within our community, AARC acquires, manages and maintains a fleet of rowing shells and other related equipment for use by the organization’s membership. The CETF oversees the management, maintenance and monitoring of capital assets, under the direction of the Board of Directors.

Email
cetf@a2crew.org

Members
Rob Haley, Chair
Lars Fritsche
Russ Giacobbe
Kim Kopchitz

Board of Directors


Scope of Responsibility
  • Maintains master inventory of capital assets (purchase date, models, serial numbers, etc)
  • Annual review of the AARC capital assets. 
  • Develops, maintains and monitors a master boat replacement plan
  • Develops, maintains and monitors a master equipment maintenance plan to ensure good working order of club assets
  • Recommends, procures and proposes purchase of capital assets to Board of Directors
  • Recommends and executes sale/donation/disposal of assets to the Board of Directors as necessary
  • Reviews all major repairs needs and recommends type of action to the Board of Directors
  • Manages above within designated budget as assigned by the Board of Directors

 

Conduct Review Board (CRB)

 

Purpose

The purpose of the CRB is to review members' submitted concerns regarding behaviors that potentially violate the club's Code of Conduct.  The CRB will review the details of reported incidents and make recommendations for appropriate responses to such incidents.  Please see Code of Conduct for a more detailed description of the review process. To report a conduct-related incident use the Conduct Incident Report link.

Email

crb@a2crew.org

Members

Rob Haley, Chair
Andrea Danz
Mike McGovern 
Leisa Thompson

Inclusive

 

Purpose

Includes outreach to adaptive and veteran rowers. Adaptive develops and oversees rowing programs that are customized for physically and intellectually disabled athletes and promotes club diversity and inclusiveness.

 
Email

 

Members

Marcia Leonard, Chair
Kim Kopchitz, Coach
Russ Giacobbe
Paula Goforth

Kirsten Hallstrom, Consultant
Margaret Hudson
Kathy Hughes
Will Purves
Robin Schultz-Purves


Marketing & Fundraising

 

Purpose

To communicate the story of the AARC to the membership and the larger Ann Arbor community in order to foster inclusivity and long term financial health.

Email
Coming soon

Members

Andrea Danz, Chair
Mo Alofs
Liz Barney
Francine MacBride
Michael Minard
Abhi Mullapudi
Mike Psarouthakis
Nora Stabler


PBO Rack Administration

 

Purpose

Oversees management of rack spaces for privately owned boats.  Implements processes for fair & equitable access to the space resource including annual requirements for space and managing a wait-list.

 
Email

 

Members

Michelle Nemshak, Chair
Carl Anderson


Safety

 

Purpose

Responsible for ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are in place to promote safety and prevent mishaps.

 
Email

 

Members

Jason Wenzlaff, Chair
Russ Giacobbe
Margaret Hudson

Lauren Schmetterling

Social

 

Purpose

The AARC Social Committee coordinates social events throughout the season to help rowers get to know one another and foster community among our members.

 
Email
 

Members

Jillian Baker, Chair

Pete Batra
Dayna Hart
Amy Hurst
Kristin Kunes
Muffy McKenzie
Abbey Tomlinson


AARC endeavors to make rowing accessible to the broad community.  Scholarships are available to those with financial need to support participation.  
AARC is a 501(c)3 organization.  Donations made to AARC may be eligible for tax deduction.  Please check with your tax consultant.
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