Board Members

Have a question about membership? Want to suggest a fundraising or improvement idea? Or just want to know who the board is? Then keep reading!

Board members are elected during the annual membership meeting in August and serve 3 year terms. To ensure some new ideas, board members can only serve two consecutive 3 year terms.

Here are the current West Side Board Members, don’t be afraid to say hi to them now you know their faces!

 

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Board Positition: President

Elected: 2014

How many years have you belonged to West Side:18

What made you want to join West Side: Our daughter’s best friend belonged and we went to a birthday party there. We loved it!

What is your favorite part of West Side: We love the pool parties.  They are like a huge family reunion complete with food, music and the always entertaining big splash contest

Fun Fact : I co-chaired the 2008 All-City Swim Meet.

 

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Ben Callan

Position: All-city Representative

Elected: 2013
Member at West Side since 2005

What made you want to join West Side: We had friends who were existing members that convinced us to try it out!

What is your favorite part of West Side: The other members, of course!

Fun Fact : I am the youngest of 11 children.

 

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Board Position: Treasurer

Elected: 2012

How many years have you belonged to West Side: 4 years, starting 5th

What made you want to join West Side: Tony Marcin!

What is your favorite part of West Side: The Deep End 🙂

Fun Fact : Nearly drowned twice, hoping for a third

 

 

0405140932785_imageeditor_peggyPeggy Weller
Position: Membership coordinator
Elected: 2012
How many years have you belonged to West Side: This is our 7th year
What made you want to join West Side: We joined the pool as we had friends who were members already!
What is your favorite part of West Side: Love the “pool” friends we have made, we may only see them 3 months of the year but they make WSSC a fun place to spend the summers!
Fun Fact : I have Bungee Jumped over the Kawarau River in New Zealand. Good thing there is a video to prove it, kids would never believe it without proof!

 

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Position:  Swim/Dive team parent representative.

Elected: 2012

How many years have you belonged to West Side:We joined the pool in 2004.

What made you want to join West Side: We joined West Side because of my husband Tony.  He grew up at West Side and was a member of both the swim and dive team.  He also coached the dive team for several years.

What is your favorite part of West Side: I love so many things about West Side.  I love cooking out and enjoying afternoon cocktails with friends.  The parties are a blast!  I believe West Side runs awesome swim and dive meets.

Fun fact.  I have been making the All City coaches costumes for several years.  One a my most favorite things.

 

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Beth Battista

Board Position: Secretary
Elected: 2014
How many years have you belonged to West Side: 29
What made you want to join West Side: Family friendly atmosphere with a great staff!
What is your favorite part of West Side: Pool parties!
Fun Fact : I joined the pool when I was 3, worked as asst. manager, life guard, swim instructor, and water ballet coach for 13 years, and now belong with my family!
doug_photo2Doug First

Position: Vice President and webmaster 

Elected: 2013

How many years have you belonged to West Side: 15

What made you want to join West Side: Our sons friends from school were members – they told us it was the best (and they were right!)

What is your favorite part of West Side: Sun, fun, parties and a great crew of swim meet timers!

Fun Fact : John Spencer went to high school with my younger brother (sometime in the Jurassic)

 

Matt Andrzejewski

Position: At large board member

Elected: 2013

Member at West Side since: 2008

What made you want to join West Side: Many swim friends.

What is your favorite part of West Side: Having a cold one on deck with friends.

 

Trisha Bloom

Position: At large board member

Elected: 2014