Board Elections! November 9th – 23rd

Do you want to take part in deciding the course of our amazing running club? Do you want to join the ranks of the talented GGRC officers? Do you have ideas about new programs, new sponsors, or new run locations? Then GGRC needs you! If you think you want to be on the board next year, here is what you need to know!
If you want to run:
1. Select a position from below
2. Nominate yourself (or someone else, if they’re going to accept) and send a message to election official Kathryn (kathrynsmyers@gmail.com) and to the general list if you’re so inclined
3. Prepare a short platform (250 words or less, please) and send to Kathryn by 11/8/16
Everybody:
4. VOTE via a link we’ll send out to paid members. The voting period will be 11/9-11/23, so look for your link on 11/9. You must be a paid member to vote!
5. Look out for an email announcing your new board!
The inaugurations will take place after Christmas relays. Questions? Talk to the current board member indicated in the description below
ALL POSITIONS come with the following expectations
–12 month commitment through the end of December 2016.
–Substantial presence at Sunday Run/Wednesday Track, the expectation is that board members will be a regular presence at club runs.
–Attendance at all Board Meetings (every month as needed occasionally bimonthly)
–Regular participation in social events
–Participation and/or assistance/leadership in club-associated races
Description of Positions and 2015 board members 
President (Kathryn Myers)- Club President serves as the chief motivator of the club, represents the club in the  Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), organizes and leads board meetings to achieve consensus on key topics.
Coach (Ben Bellamy)- Coach coordinates track workouts, answer any running-related questions from members, create and maintain training plans for key marathon/half marathon races. Coaches are active at track in leading the workout and posting the workout prior to each Wednesday evening.
Race Coordinator (Phil Oreste / Robert Wong, previously Hans Layman)- The Race Coordinator sends out communications related to upcoming area races (trail and road) as well as generating interest  and recruiting members to join in club races. Organization of destination race activities such as meals, after parties, hotels, etc. The RC is also responsible for organizing
Marketing and Merchandise (Shannon Curry)- Manages GGRC merchandise and seeks ways to promote the GGRC presence, such as local sponsorship.
Social Chair (Cecelia Dotzler….for most of it)- Social Chair is active in planning and supporting ongoing events including Happy Hours, club BBQs, and other events, and plans the annual club banquet.
Club Treasurer and Membership Coordinator (Levi Goltz)- The Treasurer maintains a roster of paid members and submits roster and annual dues to RRCA, logs current/forecasted club expenses/income  and reports the financial health of the club to the board on a periodic basis. Provides annual tax reporting.
Communications Officer (Emily Mueller)- Communications updates and maintains the GGRC various electronic media: Facebook, Google Group, Website.  Creates and releases the GGRC newsletter

October Happy Hour!

Trick or Treat!GGRC October Happy Hour

October 22, we’ll be heading to John Collins, claiming “Good Times Since ’05”. The air is chilling, but the drinks will be stiff and that’s all that really matters. See you there!

October Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, October 22

Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm

Location: John Colins

Hood: SOMA

Address: 138 Minna St, San Francisco, CA 94105