Wisconsin Figure Skating Club is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Any club member in good standing is eligible to serve on the Board of Directors. Most board meetings are open to the membership and generally occur on the second Tuesday of each month.
2020-2021 WFSC Board of Directors
President: Cheryl Maraccini
Vice President: Stephanie Richter
Secretary: Becky Binns
Treasurer: Tracy Blackwood
Membership: Tom Dropp
Testing & Sanctions: Carolyn Clausius
Co Test Chair: Katie Rios
Rink Operations: Debby Suttner-Firer
Volunteer Coordinator: Val Thomas
Synchro Liaison: Jamie Bachleiner
Public Relations: John Pokrandt
Web Site: Evgeny Drapkin
Skate Milwaukee: Diane Blacher
Red, White & Blades: Jesy Koscinski
There are nine Board positions, four of which are Officers. Elections for Board positions occur in May of each year for terms that begin on the first day of June and end on the last day of May.
The President of the club is the principal officer and presides over the club’s business affairs.
The Vice President of the club assists the President and serves in the President’s absence.
The Treasurer of the club manages the financial affairs and makes recommendations regarding club decisions that have financial impact.
The Secretary of the club records the activities of the club, including minutes of meetings and decisions of the board.
The Membership Director is responsible recruiting members and maintaining the membership records of the club.
The Test and Sanctions Chair is responsible for organizing test sessions and reporting results to US Figure Skating. The Test Chair is also responsible for certifying skaters’ qualifications when they are competing or testing in events sponsored by other clubs.
The Director of Rink Operations is responsible for maintaining relationships with local rinks and organizing club-sponsored ice time.
The Public Relations Director is responsible for publicizing the activities of the club with the goals of promoting club membership and participation in club activities, and local awareness in figure skating in general.
The Synchro Liaison is the primary link between the club’s synchronized skaters and the Board of Directors. As a team sport, synchronized skating requires a dedicated group of people to coordinate activities. The Liaison is the link between this coordinating group and the Board of Directors.
In addition to the Board of Directors, there are a number of committee chair positions that contribute substantially to the operation of the club.