Connecticut Swimming

Committees

As outlined in its Bylaws, CSI consists of 6 Divisions: Administrative, Finance, Program Development, Program Operations, Athlete, and Coach. Administrative, Finance, Program Development, and Program Operations are overseen by Division Vice-Chairs. The Athlete and Coach Divisions are overseen by the Athlete and Coach Representatives respectively.

Division Organization and Jurisdictions, Standing Committees, and Coordinators

CSI comprises six divisions – Administrative, Program Development, Program Operations, Finance, Athletes, and Coaches – each chaired by a Vice-Chair, the Senior Athlete Representatives, or the Senior Coach Representative, as the case may be, whose respective powers, duties, jurisdiction, and responsibilities are described in CSI Bylaws Section 6.7. Each division Chair oversees the various task areas and officers, standing committees, and coordinators listed below:

Governance Committee

  • To assist in periodic evaluation of the mission and vision statements and the Bylaws of CSI;
  • To aid in the development of operating policies regarding conflict of interest (Board and staff), document retention, ethics, whistle-blower, procurement, contract review, grievance and other employment-related practices, etc.;
  • To aid in the development of personnel practices procedure including job descriptions and annual review of staff;
  • To ensure that the Board’s focus remains on the strategic plan;
  • To aid in the development of expectations and processes for accountability of Board members;
  • To develop criteria for the qualities and required characteristics of Board officers;
  • To lead Board succession planning by assessing current and anticipated needs for Board composition and identifying and recruiting potential Board members;
  • To nominate Board members, Administrative Review Board members, and other coordinator or chair positions to be elected by the House of Delegates consistent with the matrix of skills, demographics, and talents needed;
  • To publish the slate of candidates to the CSI membership at least twenty (20) days prior to the election. Additional nominations may be made from the floor of the House of Delegates by voting members of the House of Delegates;
  • To design and implement Board orientation and an ongoing program of Board education and development; and
  • To lead periodic assessment of the Board’s performance (as a whole and of individual members) and make recommendations to enhance Board effectiveness.

Administrative Division | Jeff Sargent, Vice-Chair

  • Awards/Banquet Coordinator
  • Bylaws/Legislation
  • Club Development Coordinator
  • Computer Committee
  • Elections
  • Legal (General Counsel)
  • Membership/Registration Coordinator
  • Personnel
  • Public Relations
  • Publications
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Records/Top 16 Tabulation Coordinator
  • Athlete Protection (Safe Sport)
  • Secretary

Finance Division | Joan Lynch, Vice-Chair

  • Audit Committee
  • Budget Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Marketing/Sponsorship
  • Swim-a-thon
  • Tax Committee
  • Treasurer

Program Development Division | Jen Lyman, Vice-Chair

  • Adapted Swimming Coordinator
  • Age Group Committee
  • Camp Coordinator
  • Open Water Committee
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator
  • Program Development Committee
  • Senior Committee
  • Technical Planning Committee
  • Time Standards Coordinator
  • Zone Team Coordinator

Program Operations Division | Yolanda Jahan, Vice-Chair

  • Awards
  • Officials Clinics
  • Meet Evaluation Coordinator
  • Meet Management Committee
  • Meet Sanctions Committee
  • Meet Sponsorship Committee
  • National Times Verification
  • Officials Committee
  • Operational Risk Coordinator

Athletes Division | Emily Fox, Senior Athlete Representative

  • Athlete Representatives and At-Large Athletes
  • Athletes Committee

Coaches Division | Ronnie Vaughan, Senior Representative

  • Coach Representatives and At-Large Coach
  • Coaches Committee

Committee Meetings

All are invited to attend meetings and all CSI meetings are open. If you are interesting in joining a committee please contact the committee chair or coordinator listed on the Board of Directors page.