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PVS Board Description


General Chair

The General Chair presides at all meetings of the Board of Directors and House of Delegates, appoints committee chairmen with the advice and consent of the Board of Directors, and provides overall policy and program guidance to Potomac Valley Swimming.

Secretary (Administrative Vice Chair)

The Secretary assures that the minutes of the Board of Directors and House of Delegates meetings are properly recorded and that reports required by the National office are properly filed. The Secretary also serves as the Administrative Vice-Chair.

Treasurer (Finance Vice Chair)

The Treasurer is the PVS Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for: preparation of the annual budget; accounting for all funds; filing of required tax forms; providing for an annual audit; and advising on all financial matters. The Treasurer also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Finance Division.

Coach Representatives

The Coaches Representatives serve as members of the Board of Directors. Both Representatives serve on the Competition Committee. The Coach Representatives shall serve as a liaison between the coaches who are members of PVS and the Board of Directors and House of Delegates. One Coach Representative is elected annually.

Athlete Representatives

The Athletes Representatives serve as members of the Board of Directors and the Competition Committee. An Athlete Representative is elected annually by the athletes to represent athlete interests on the Board of Directors.

Officials Representative

The Officials Representative serves as the liaison between the officials who are members of PVS and the Board of Directors and House of Delegates. The Officials Representative is elected biannually by a plurality of the PVS Certified Official members to represent Officials' interests on the Board of

Strategic Planning Committee Chair

The Strategic Planning Committee Chair shall advise the Board of Directors on strategic issues presented for investigation; advise the Board of Directors on any initiatives, trends, or impending actions on the local, national, or international level that may impact upon PVS programs in the future; forecast future areas of concern for the local swimming program; and, formulate a strategic plan to assist in directing the PVS program.

Age Group Vice Chair

The Vice-Chair of the Age Group Division is responsible for developing and conducting the PVS Age Group Program and serves on the Competition Committee.

Senior Vice Chair

The Senior Division Vice Chair is responsible for developing and conducting the PVS Senior program. The Senior Division Vice Chair and the Age Group Division Vice Chair coordinate and plan for all PVS Competition with advice from the PVS Competition Committee.

Operations Vice Chair

The Operations Division Vice Chair is responsible for coordinating the various coordinators responsible for the PVS officiating program, providing equipment, technical training, and operation procedures required to support the competition program. The Vice Chair also serves to coordinate the Meet Directors Clinic(s) along with the Administrative Office, and acts as a liaison between PVS and Club Meet Directors.