Bobby L. started their position in this role on Wed. Jan. 15, 2020.
The President is responsible for providing leadership for the Executive in order to achieve the mission and vision of the Club. The President must ensure that Executive members understand their jobs and are able to fulfill those expectations and will also assist in recruiting new members. The President will preside over both Executive and member meetings, set the agenda and oversee the work of the Executive to ensure action plans and outstanding items are followed up on. The President also sits on various committees and participates in budget planning. The President serves as a link to the membership and responds to member inquiries as well as supervises the Executive Assistant to the Club.
Dayle H. started their position in this role on Wed. Jan. 15, 2020.
The Vice President will assume the role of the President in the President's absence. The Vice President is responsible for booking facilities for classes and workshops, managing facility issues and facility key control. The Vice President is responsible for managing the budget allocated to this position.
Kristina was a member as a student 20 years ago and her only regret then was missing out on joining the club as a freshman. She returned to the club in 2016 with energy and enthusiasm. She has discovered that with social dance, there's no war between the sexes, only teamwork and that teamwork creates something beautiful, graceful and fun.
The Financial Officer is responsible for preparing cheques for Club expenditures and paying bills in a timely manner, preparing the annual budget in consultation with the President, assisting the auditors in completing the year-end audit, presenting the budget, audit and comparative statement at the General Meeting and Annual General Meeting and liaising with bank representatives and maintaining the Club bank accounts.
Melissa K. started their position in this role on Wed. Jan. 15, 2020.
The Social Coordinator coordinates, in collaboration with other Executive members, manages and attends the five dances held by the Club. The Social Coordinator is responsible for booking and meeting with the facility to determine menu, table numbers and special requests, working with printing companies to develop and print event tickets and playlists and booking bands/DJs. The Social Coordinator is responsible for managing the budget allocated to this position.
Don C. started their position in this role on Wed. Jan. 15, 2020.
Evan S. started their position in this role on Sat. Feb. 10, 2018.
Lorraine P. started their position in this role on Sat. Feb. 10, 2018.
The GMALs coordinate, in collaboration with other Executive members, manage and attend the annual and half class registrations, Fall University Student Orientation Fair, member workshops, beginner dances and Volunteer Appreciation. They are responsible for booking facilities for events, working with volunteers at each event, ensuring proper set up of events and purchasing required items. They are responsible for managing the budget allocated to this position.
Tanya W. started their position in this role on Wed. Jan. 15, 2020.
The Instructor Member At Large is the representative of the Instructor group on the Executive committee and, vice versa, the representative of the Executive Committee in the Instructor Group. They are the go-between between the two important groups.
Currently no member(s) hold this position.
This position is much like a GMAL, but with a specific focus on representing the interests of our members that are attending Post-Secondary education. They work closely with the GMALs around registration time in on campus events and scheduling.
Director of Information Technology
Todd T. started their position in this role on Wed. Jan. 15, 2020.
The D.o.I.T. position is responsible for the creation and maintenance of both procedures and tools that ease the burden of everyday club operations. Working closely with the other members of the executive and the expectations placed on them; this role handles simplifying processes through technology.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Tara L. started their position in this role on Tue. Jan. 15, 2019.
Ashley P. started their position in this role on Wed. Jan. 31, 2018.
The Decorations Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating the decorations at each of the Clubs five dances. This includes maintaining an inventory of decorations and purchasing new decorations as required. The Decorations Coordinator works with Club volunteers to set up and take down decorations prior to and after each dance. The Decorations Coordinator is responsible for managing the budget allocated to this position.
Bernadette C. started their position in this role on Sat. Oct. 7, 2017.
The music coordinator is in charge of the selection and purchasing of music for the club with input from Instructors and others that have an interest. This music is used in classes, at dances, and at workshops. The Music Coordinator is also able to receive help in the form of a Music Committee which they run.
Diane E. started their position in this role on Fri. Feb. 8, 2019.
The Volunteer coordinator, in collaboration with other Executive members, is responsible for securing volunteers to assist with events and activities throughout the dance year (registrations, member workshops, dances, etc). The Volunteer Coordinator tracks and maintains records of volunteers who assist and the hours they have worked as these hours count towards an invitation to Volunteer Appreciation. As well, the Volunteer Coordinator assists the GMALs with planning and maintaining the guest list for Volunteer Appreciation. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for managing the budget allocated to this position.
Bridget K. started their position in this role on Sun. Sep. 1, 2019.
The Executive Assistant is one of two paid positions in the club. The EA works alongside the Executive committee in many different capacities including, but not limited to: meeting minutes, club secretary, dance ticket distribution, table assignments, and many of dozens of other tasks.
Executive Members and Elected Non-Voting Members, all of whom are volunteers! Most positions are voted on by our membership at the General Meeting in December. Every position is voted on every year, and most are required to change hands every three years at a maximum. Executive Members and Non-Voting Elected Members work countless hours in the year, and as such have additional perks available. Membership fees are waived, and tickets to events are complimentary! If you are interested, please feel free to contact the current person in the position. They will be more than happy to discuss the role and what responsibilities come with it!
The executive nomination form is used for nominating members into a potential new role during the club General Meeting in late November/early December.