NJSRA - Committees and Members

NJSRA By-Laws Committee

Chairperson - Schone Malliet
Committee Mission - NJSRA By-Laws - Align with U.S. Ski and Snowboard
Committee Responsibilities:
Submit any proposed changes to NJSRA By-Laws
Coordinate with U.S. Ski and Snowboard to maintain NJSRA's by-laws adhere to proper requirements
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings 
Members:
Schone Malliet - National Winter Activity Center


NJSRA Competition Committee

Chairperson - Rob Dowd
Committee Mission - Maintain Schedule/Competition Guide/Eastern Alpine Competition Committee/USSA Guidelines 
Committee Responsibilities:
Create/Maintain matters relating to Schedule and Competition Guide
Maintaining the NJSRA Racing Schedule is current and updated
Maintaining the NJSRA Competition Guide is current and updated
Can be the Out of State Race coordinator for the U19/U21's
Order and distribution of the Race Medals
Coordinate the Post Season Quota Process
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
Update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings 
This committee is consisted of one member from each NJSRA Age Category, One Representative from Each Mountain, and the Officials Chairperson
Members:
Rob Dowd  - Chairperson - Mount Peter Race Team
Lucas Masi - Skylands Ski Club
Schone Malliet - National Winter Activity Center
David Maurice - U12 Age Category Chair - Skylands Ski Club
Phil Godwin - U12-U14 Age category Chair - NJSRA 
Eleana Escobar - U16 Age Category Chair - Mount Peter
Rich Howes - U19-U21 Age Category Chair and Officials Chair - NJSRA
John Pierce - Masters Category Chair - NJSRA
Rob Dowd - Adaptive Category Chair - Mount Peter


NJSRA Elections Committee

Chairperson - Bill Dutcher
Committee Mission - At Large Board Member Elections
Committee Responsibilities:
Oversee all NJSRA Board elections and terms 
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
Update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings 
Members:
Bill Dutcher - National Winter Activity Center 


NJSRA Events Committee

Chairperson - Bill Dodds
Committee Mission - NJSRA Awards Banquet/Karen Weibel Events/Jeff Pier Memorial Race/Race awards
Committee Responsibilities:
All event coordination and implementation
Coordination of post season hotel reservations
Coordination of the Annual NJSRA Banquet 
Order and distribution of the medals for the banquet
Coordination of guest speaker - (Racer/Coach/Commentator) 
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
Update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings 
Members:
Bill Dodds - Chairperson - NJSRA  
Selena Schneider - Skylands Ski Club
Jane Marlowe - Skylands Ski Club 


NJSRA Finance Committee

Chairperson - Gary Hayes
Committee Mission - Allocation of NJSRA Budget Items
Committee Responsibilities:
Produce annual budgets and categories
Assisting each NJSRA committee in maintaining or editing their budget
Disbursement of budget funds 
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
Update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings 
Members:
Gary Hayes - Chairperson NJSRA Treasurer 
Hillary Hansen - Mount Peter Race Team 
Todd Tavares - Skylands Ski Club 
Schone Malliet - National Winter Activity Center 
Selena Schneider - Skylands Ski Club 


NJSRA Jeff Pier Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee

Chairperson - Phil Godwin/Greg Pier
Committee Mission - Scholarships awarded to 4 - NJSRA U14 racers who submit an essay
Committee Responsibilities:
Creation and implementation of the annual Submission flyer
Assist with the coordination of the local Ski shops to help fund the scholarship 
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
Update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings 
Members:
Greg Pier - Co-Chairperson - NJSRA 
Phil Godwin - Co-Chairperson - NJSRA 
Gary Hayes - NJSRA Treasurer 
Rob Dowd - Mount Peter Race Team 
Todd Tavares - Skylands Ski Club 
Judie Aspinall - National Winter Activity Center 
Jim Backman - NJSRA 


NJSRA Marketing Committee

Chairperson - Mark Mierop
Committee Mission - Web Site/Mailing List/Marketing/Newsletter/Brochure/Social Media
Committee Responsibilities:
Maintaining a transparent relationship between the racers and the NJSRA Board committees
Growing the membership through advertising
Fundraising responsibilities
Create and Maintain the NJSRA Newsletter
Web Site Manage/update
Facebook Manage/Update
Manage all NJSRA Email accounts (Approximately 5,000 emails per year)
Manage/Update the NJSRA Storage Drive and File System 
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
Update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings
Members:
Mark Mierop - Chairperson - Mount Peter 
Todd Tavares - Skylands Ski Club 
Bill Dutcher - National Winter Activity Center 
Judie Aspinall - National Winter Activity Center 
Phil Godwin - NJSRA


NJSRA Officials & Education Committee

Chairperson - Rich Howes - Officials
Committee Mission - Officials Clinics/Rules-Regulations/USSA Congress in Utah/NJSRA Officials Certifications-Testing
Committee Responsibilities:
NJSRA Coaches/Officials update submissions to U.S. Ski and Snowboard
Coordinating NJSRA Officials Clinic Dates 
Schedule TD's for all NJSRA Races
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this committee
Committee meeting coordination
Update NJSRA Board on all committee meetings 
Members:
Rich Howes - Chairperson - NJSRA 
Bill Bolte - NJSRA 
Art Tokle - NJSRA 
David Smith - Mount Peter Race Team 
Bob Kluck - Skylands Ski Club 
Shannon Garrity - National Winter Activity Center 


NJSRA - Age Category Chairs

U10 Category

Ages - 8 and 9 Years old
Chairperson - David Maurice 
Annual quota selections
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category 
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


U12 Category

Ages - 10 and 11 Years old
Chairperson - Phil Godwin
Annual quota selections 
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category 
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


U14 Category

Ages - 12 and 13 Years old
Chairperson - Phil Godwin
Annual quota selections 
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category 
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


U16 Category

Ages - 14 and 15 Years old
Chairperson - Eleana Escobar
Annual quota selections 
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category 
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


U19 Category

Ages - 16, 17 and 18 Years old
Chairperson - Rich Howes
Annual quota selections 
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category 
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


U21 Category

Ages - 19 and 20 Years old
Chairperson - Rich Howes
Annual quota selections 
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


Masters Category

Ages - 21 and over
Chairperson - John Pierce
Annual quota selections 
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


Adaptive Category

Disabled/Wounded Warrior/etc.
Chairperson - Rob Dowd
Annual quota selections 
Creation of all Post Season and youth education rosters 
Send/Receive/Manage all post season Invitations to NJSRA Racers     
Send and receive all correspondence which relate to this age category
Age category meeting coordination 
Update NJSRA Board on all age category meetings 


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Our Mission

“The New Jersey Ski Racing Association is the governing body for U.Ski and Snowboard alpine ski racing in New Jersey. Its membership is comprised of competitors, parents, coaches, race officials, and those interested in being involved in U.Ski and Snowboard racing in New Jersey. NJSRA is responsible for qualifying races and administering state quotas for racers who want to compete in out of state events. Representing New Jersey at Eastern Region meetings, it acts as the communication link between the state's U.Ski and Snowboard ski racing clubs. NJSRA is dedicated to providing programs for young aspiring ski racers. We hold true values by instilling confidence, courage, character, and commitment to becoming the best you can. NJSRA was founded in 1980 to provide training and competition programs for young ski racers, NJSRA has over 400 kids that train with determination and passion. Many will continue with the sport through college for fun and some to even to the National level. NJSRA is also committed to growing the sport of ski racing and building awareness throughout our communities.”

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