Swim-Natation Manitoba
Committees



Advancement Committee

Reporting to the Swim-Natation Manitoba (SNM) Board of Directors (Board), the Advancement Committee (AC) has oversight regarding all marketing, fund-raising, communication, promotional, branding and advocacy matters. The Advancement Committee’s primary task is to look for new opportunities to ensure SNM programming remains financially viable.

Chair:  Susan Wog             
           Janice Kostelnyk     
            
                              
                            
                       

Competition Hosting Committee

The Competition Hosting Committee (CHC) is directly responsible for the financial and logistical organization and operation of any Swim Natation Manitoba (SNM) Championship meet hosted by SNM. The CHC will also partner with Swimming Canada staff to organize, manage and operate any Swimming Canada Championship or other SNC designated meet hosted by SNM.
 

Chair:  Roman Carmichael      
            J
anice Kostelnyk   

            MSOA Appointed Representative

                          

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee has oversight regarding the operation of the Swim-Natation Manitoba (SNM) Board of Directors (Board). The Executive Committee is responsible for nominations and succession planning. In addition, guided by the strategic plan, the Executive Committee advises the Executive Director on matters that fall outside of normal operational procedure or written policy.

Chair:  Peter Garagan            SNM President
            S
ona Jarosova           SNM Treasurer
           
Janice Kostelnyk        SNM Secretary
            
Brian Leier                  SNM Executive Director
                                
                       

Finance & Operations Committee

Reporting to the Swim-Natation Manitoba (SNM) Board of Directors (Board), the Finance & Operations Committee (F & O) has oversight regarding all financial and all operational matters which are not technical or sport performance in nature. F & O’s primary task is to ensure all current and established legislation, regulations, bylaws, financial practices, SNM bylaws and policies are followed by both the Board and staff. F & O also makes recommendations to the Board when financial, budgetary or operational changes are required. F & O also works closely with both the Sport and Advancement committees where budget and financial matters are concerned

Chair:  Sona Jarosova               SNM Treasurer                                     
          
Janice Kostelnyk             SNM Secretary
           Nick Woelcke                  SNM Board Member
          
Brian Leier                      SNM Executive Director
                                
                       

Governance Committee

Reporting to the Swim-Natation Manitoba (SNM) Board, the Governance Committee is responsible for bylaws, policies, and their interpretation and operational application. The Governance Committee advises the SNM Board of Directors (the Board) and the Executive Director on bylaws and policy, additionally reviewing and writing them as needed. The Governance Committee will work with all other SNM committees and SNM stakeholders to develop terms of reference, policy and when needed, bylaws. This committee also has a key responsibility in matters of dispute resolution within SNM.

Chair:  Nick Woelcke
           
Brian Leier  
                            
                       

Sport Committee

Reporting to the Swim-Natation Manitoba (SNM) Board of Directors (Board), the Sport Committee has oversight regarding all technical and operational sport performance matters. The Sport Committee’s primary task is to ensure all current and established rules, bylaws, best practices, and policies are followed by the coaches, athletes, officials, and member clubs. The Sport Committee’s secondary task is to help develop programming consistent with the goals for athlete performance and skill-centered people development as outlined in the SNM strategic plan.

Chair:  Brian Leier                                                                             
           Kelly Garagan            
           Peter Garagan           
           Rowan Carmichael    
           Nick Woelcke             
           2 appointed swim coaches