Committees

Executive Committee

The ASC Executive Committee consists of six voting members, including the President, Past President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and one at large member with legal expertise. All actions taken by the Executive Committee must be ratified by the Board of Directors at its next meeting where a quorum is present.

Members

  • Jeff Gries, President
  • Shane Langland, Past President
  • Joey Austerman, Vice President
  • Morten Kjerland, Treasurer
  • Matt Tanaka, Secretary
  • Julie Wrigley, Legal Counsel

Development Committee

The Development Committee plans and develops the financial resources that support the organization’s mission and objectives. Donations to ASC help support all five programs – Masters, Freeskiing, Juniors, Devos, and Mighty Mites – from capital improvement needs such as on hill equipment to the operating budget of the Race Training Center to the purchase of coaches passes.

The Development Committee volunteer will help identify, solicit and steward corporate sponsors and ensure the deliverables of each benefit package are met. At large committee members will help with ASC Title Sponsorship opportunities as well as a menu of benefits that can be tailored into an individual package. Program Coordinators on the Development Committee will work on sponsorships opportunities particular to their program. All Development Committee members will brainstorm and execute other fundraising events and opportunities as approved by the committee.

The Development Committee reports once a month to the ASC Board of Directors and follows all guidelines as specified in ASC’s Bylaws for the structure of committees. Paid staff are non-voting members.

Members

  • Lara Hildreth, Chair
  • Unfilled, Masters Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Randee Liles, Juniors Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Tiffany Schuyler, DEVOS and/or Freeskiing Sponsorhip Coordinator
  • Tim Alderson, Mighty Mites Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Roberta Carney, Auction Chair
  • Liz Ashlock, At large member

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is responsible for executing the financial structure identified in the July 2015 Transition Framework. The Finance Committee is responsible for monitoring ASC’s overall financial health as an organization and identifying areas of risk and opportunity for the club financially. The Finance Committee volunteer will help identify and analyze areas of efficiency across all program budgets; provide monthly oversight of revenue and expenditures; and develop and provide oversight for financial and asset management through standard financial business policies and practices.

The Finance Committee reports once a month to the ASC Board of Directors on budget revenue/expenses as measured against projections and follows all guidelines as specified in ASC’s Bylaws for the structure of committees. Paid staff are non-voting members.

Members

  • Morten Kjerland, Chair and ASC Representative
  • Lara Hildreth, Executive Director
  • Stig Colberg, ASC Representative
  • Dave McVeigh, Masters Representative
  • Kurt Eriksson, Juniors Representative
  • Unfilled, Devos and/or Freeskiing Representative
  • Suzie McBride, Mighty Mites Representative

Alpine Committee

The Alpine Committee works directly with the Alpine Director to develop plans, strategies and policies which advance the club’s programs; assist ASC in improving the quality and effectiveness of its programs; advance operations of Alpine sports; and support club-wide events. The committee reports through the Alpine Director to the ASC Board of Directors and follows all guidelines as specified in ASC’s Bylaws for the structure of committees. The Committee is scheduled to meet Fall, Mid-Winter, and Spring; additional meetings on specific issues can be called by the Alpine Director.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute the sport expertise that advances the mission of the Alyeska Ski Club.
  • Evaluate programs and assess program offerings annually.
  • Assess program fees, program capacities and funding allocation for programs.

Composition:

  • Alpine Committee Chair/Alpine Director – Scott Zahn
    • Alpine Committee Secretary – Roberta Carney
  • ASC Executive Director – Lara Hildreth
  • Finance Committee Chair – Morten Kjerland
  • Mighty Mites Program Representative – Clint Lentfer
  • Master Program Representative – Carl Swanson
  • DEVOS Program Representative – Peggy Finnegan
  • Freeskiing Program Representative – Connor Michael
  • USSA AK Division Representative – Lex Patten
  • UAA Ski – Sparky Anderson
  • Leslie Ann Schweiger – U12 Parent Coordinator
  • Brian Hartman – U14 Parent Coordinator
  • Colleen Kane – U16 Parent Coordinator
  • Kurt Eriksson – U19 Parent Coordinator
  • Alyeska Resort Operations – TBD
  • At large Representatives – As Needed for Specific Issues