What are Crew Boosters?

The JEB Stuart High School Crew program includes two distinct but closely related groups—the Crew, which includes the rowers, coxswains, and coaches; and the Crew Boosters, which includes parents, friends, and supporters of Crew. The Crew Boosters is the parents’ organization and is the governing board for the program. Practices and competitions are the responsibility of the Head Coach. The Crew program is conducted through the Stuart Crew Boosters Club, Inc., (Crew Boosters), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. The Boosters‘ purpose is to encourage, maintain, and further the participation of parents, teachers, and adults of the community in active support of scholastic rowing at Stuart High School. The Crew Boosters promote, assist, and support all rowing activities at Stuart by providing vision, oversight, financial support, and volunteer coordination. All parents, and/or guardians of registered rowers are automatically members of the Crew Boosters. The Crew Boosters Club is managed by a Board of Directors, elected for one-year terms, composed of no fewer than four voting Board members, chosen from members of the Club in good standing.

JEB Stuart Crew Booster Positions — 2016-2017 Season

The tasks listed below are critical for the continuity of the crew program. Without parental help crew is ALWAYS at risk of disappearing completely at Stuart. Sign up for group tasks to share some of the load!

Rowers row; Coaches coach; and Parents keep us afloat.

CREW BOARD:

The Booster Board of Directors is responsible for discussing, drafting, and finalizing all policy relating to the Stuart Crew program. Each position is held for one year, and no more than two, provided that the Boosters vote on the individuals nominated.

Position Current Member
President Linda Manning
Vice-President Mari Mullane
Treasurer Andrew Riester
Communications Heidi Sakai Gioseffi

ADMINISTRATIVE  & SUPPORT JOBS :

OLAC Rep Performs team assigned VASRA job. River Rat conducts year-round maintenance and upkeep of the river. Paul Taylor
VASRA Rep Attends monthly VASRA meetings, ensures team meets all rules and financial requirements Linda Manning
VASRA Volunteer Coordinator Manages Stuart volunteer assignments by attending VASRA assignment meeting and coordinating the weekly Stuart volunteers. Liaison with the VASRA Volunteer Coordinator when needed. Holly Riester
Registrar Records registration information, ensures all forms and payments are received; maintains team roster Mari Mullane
Regatta Coordinator(s) Plans, arranges, and provides information for 1) Matthews for full team and for post regular season away regattas 2) Stotesbury Cup and 3) Nationals 1) Linda Manning
2) ____________
Regatta Food Coordinator Review food needs and ensure delivery for weekly food table at home regattas
2017 Sign Up Genius
Trisch Aust
Equipment Team Manages and maintains boats, trailers, ERGs, motors, and other equipment. 1) Chip Shand
2) Bob Finley
3) Paul Taylor
4) Jerry Mullane
5) Christof Kintzing
6) Ralph Gioseffi
Shell Transport Hauls trailer loaded with crew shells to/from Sandy Run to various locations including Lake Barcroft for 3-week spring practice, late summer open house, Matthews May Regatta, Stotesbury Cup, and as far as Cooper River, New Jersey for Nationals. Must be seasoned driver experienced with heavy loads. 1) Chip Shand
2) ____________
Trailer Transport May be same as shell transport driver. Hauls crew trailer loaded with equipment (sometimes ergs) to/from Sandy Run and various locations including Gold’s Gym (in Prince William County) for PWRC erg sprint competition and Stuart High School.
Display Case Coordinator Places a request for a display case at Stuart & promotes crew team activities 2 times a year. 1) Heidi Gioseffi
2) ____________
Photographer (2) Attends crew regattas and events to take photos and posts them to the crew photo web site. Heidi Gioseffi
Web Sites and Communication Maintains the crew web sites (jebstuartcrew.org and Raidersports.org) by updating the calendar, editing pages, and adding news articles. Distributes information as needed. 1) Heidi Gioseffi
2) Mari Mullane
Social Media Coordinator Manages team’s Twitter account Devrim Labor
Pasta Dinner Coordinator Coordinates season kick-off Pasta Dinner Nancy Witkowski

FUNDRAISING ACTIVITES:

Position Description Current Member
Wreaths, Poinsettia, & Coffee Sales Coordinates this major fundraiser; updates order forms; coordinates rowers and parents in sales and distribution of W&P; handles data entry and manages online ordering component. 1) Andrew Riester
2) Linda Manning
3) Heidi Gioseffi
4) Mari Mullane
5) Sonja Schrock
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Stuart’s Spring Festival Coordinates components for event including Stuart space reservation form, gift card for winning challenger, Race-A-Rower sign up sheet, bottled water to sell at event, cash box. Coordinates with coaches/captains to get 4 ergs set up and rowers to participate. 1) Heidi Gioseffi
2) ______________
Earth Day Coordinator Plan, shop, assign jobs, and liaison with Lake Barcroft chair for event scheduled. Set-up sign up sheet. 1) Catherine Dubas
2) ______________
Car Wash Coordinator(s) Coordinates at least 3-4 events; coordinates dates & rowers/adults to work (begin in April/May; monthly until fall) 1) Eric Verardi
2) Teresa Moya
Grocery/Gift Card Coordinator Year-round fundraiser; maintains list of customers, tracks monthly card orders, & distributes cards. 1) Sonja Schrock
2) ______________
Letter Writing Campaign Coordinator Drafts donations request letters & coordinates their mailing. 1) Linda Manning
2) Mari Mullane
Restaurant Fundraisers Identifies & works with local eateries to set up fundraisers for the crew team. 1) Vicky Carmody
2) Regina Cruz
Uniform & Spirit Wear Manager Maintains contact w/ vendors regarding pricing of uniforms & spirit wear; updates order forms; order & distributes inventory. 1) Sandi Fitzgerald