About the Board
The members of the Board of Directors are elected by the clubs at the annual club council meeting each year. They fulfill the responsibilities specified below, subject to the control of the Club Council of the Association, and may have other duties as shall from time to time be assigned to them by the President. All individual members are members in good standing of BRAC.
There are 5 positions where the terms expire this year. The election will take place at the annual Club Council meeting, which will be February 2nd, 2019. To run for a slot, a person must be nominated by his or her club president or by 5 BRAC members using the official nomination form found below:
2019 Nomination Form for the BRAC Board of Directors
Check out the Candidates and their Election Statements.
Officers of the Board of Directors
The President functions as Chairperson of the BRAC Board of Directors and the Club Council. In periods between meetings of the Club Council, the President may interpret the Schedule of Fees, Bylaws, and Constitution, with the consultation of the Board of Directors. The President, along with the Executive Director, is the official spokesperson for the organization. Their duties are include preparing the monthly agenda for the meetings of the Board of Directors, coordinating the racing schedule, developing/revising the annual budget, organizing the club annual meeting, procuring sponsorships, and any other duties as may be assigned. The President works with the Executive Director to ensure efficient functioning of the association.
The Secretary keeps and posts the agendas and minutes of all meetings of the Club Council, the Board of Directors, and any committees.
In the absence of the President, the Vice President has the authority to perform the duties of the President.
The Treasurer, along with the Executive Director, oversees the maintenance of the corporate financial records. The Treasurer monitors the monthly statements prepared by the Executive Director and reviews with the Executive Director and the Association?s accountant the yearly financial report to the Annual Club Council. (S)he oversees the keeping of the Association books and records, which is the physical duty of the Executive Director and insures that all records and accounts are correct. The Treasurer attends all monthly meetings of the Board of Directors and delivers the financial report to the Board.
DIRECTORS AT LARGE
Directors at Large serve as representatives of the membership to the Board of Directors, and are assigned duties by the President or the BRAC Board of Directors.
Current Board Members
The current members of the BRAC Board of Directors and their election status are listed below. Click on their names to email them.
Doug Gordon (term expires at the beginning of 2019 and not seeking re-election)
Michael McGuinn (term expires at the beginning of 2020)
Lynn Taylor (term expires at the beginning of 2019 and is seeking re-election)
Karen Tourain (term expires at the beginning of 2020)
Directors At Large:
Lance Panigutti (term expires at the beginning of 2019 and is seeking re-election)
Troy Reynolds (term expires at the beginning of 2019 an is seeking re-election)
Melissa Barker (term expires at the beginning of 2020)
Jessica McWhirt (term expires at the beginning of 2020)
Jon Heidemann (term expires at the beginning of 2019 and is not seeking re-election)
Audrey Beebe (term expires at the beginning of 2020)
Juniors: Doug Gordon, Michael McGuinn, Non-BOD: Adam Rachubinski, Jim Levy, Melissa Barker, Pete Webber, Peter Schmidtmann, Jim Poggemeyer, Alex Horgan-Ross, Jon Heidemann
Technical Committee: Marco Vasquez, Tom Foss, Mike McGuinn, Lynn Taylor, Yvonne van Gent
Womens Development: Jessica McWhirt, Audrey Beebe, Karen Tourian, Melissa Barker