The Skating Club of Western New York has many opportunities for our members to become involved in the operations of our club and events that we sponsor.

Annual Banquet Committee

  • Responsible for planning the Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet
  • Responsible for collecting and recording the President’s Trophy skater forms/data.
  • Responsible for ordering all progress trophies and special awards trophies

Finance Committee

  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining all financial statements and records of the SCWNY. 
  • In coordination with the Treasurer, responsible for development of formal Annual Budget

    Fundraising Committee

    • Develops, in conjunction with the board of directors, an annual fundraising plan.
    • Communicates and executes fundraising plan with club membership.

        Grant & Scholarship Committee

        • Responsible for administration of the SCWNY Grant Program.
        • Responsible for planning educational seminars (1-2 per year) to benefit skaters and coaches.
        • Coordinates applications and review process for the Peter Buch Memorial Scholarship and the Janice Smith Memorial Scholarship.

            Hospitality Committee

            • Responsible for providing hospitality for test sessions and seminars and other SCWNY events.

                Junior Board Advisor

                • Responsible for supervising the Junior Board of Directors meetings and activities.

                Membership Committee

                • Responsible for updating annual membership documents.
                • Coordinates annual membership drive in June.
                • Responsible for registering all SCWNY skaters with USFS and maintenance of club roster.
                • Responsible to work with coaches and Skate Great for skater recruitment.
                • Responsible for creation of the SCWNY Directory.

                  Publicity Committee

                  • Responsible for writing and distribution of the club’s newsletter – “The Scribe”.
                  • Responsible for press releases for all major skating events i.e. North Atlantics, Empire State Games, Rising Stars on Ice and Spring Skate Festival.
                  • Responsible for ordering of Club Apparel and merchandise to promote the club.
                  • Responsible for maintaining SCWNY Bulletin Boards at Leisure and Holiday Rinks.
                  • Responsible for maintaining SCWNY Facebook page.

                      Rising Stars on Ice Show Director

                      • Responsible for all creative direction of the Rising Stars on Ice show.
                      • Responsible for working in coordination with Skate Great.

                          Sanctions Officer

                          • Responsible for obtaining U.S. Figure Skating Sanctions for all official events (ice shows, competitions, etc.).

                          Spring Skate Festival Chairperson

                          • Responsible for organizing the Spring Skate Festival, our club’s primary fundraiser and overseeing subcommittees including registration, awards/results, volunteers, set-up and breakdown, judges’ hospitality, coach/volunteer hospitality, officials and technical panel, program, hotel, vendors and additional fundraising.

                            Test Chair

                            • Responsible for organizing 3 to 4 USFS Test Sessions per year.
                            • Responsible for updating members and coaches on technical changes made to the USFS structure.
                            • Responsible for communications with USFS judges for test sessions and competitions.