2014 GVVA Board of Directors

The GVVA AGM was held November, 23, 2013. The meeting was well attended, perhaps the largest attendance since the reopening of the West Shore Velodrome. Many new members were elected to the board of directors.

The 2014 GVVA Board of Directors

Position in Constitution Elected Notes
President Brian Belcher Board member since 2009, board member during re-opening effort, Westshore liaison on last board.
Vice President Larry Reynolds Grant writer for rental bikes, VYPRS co-founder, Co-organizer youth road champs.
Secretary Tammy Mackenzie Parent of national champion Clara Mackenzie
Treasurer Sherry Barnes Parent of FastTrack rider Megan Barnes, bookkeeping experience.  Shawn McKeen (TS women’s clinic participant, owner of Broad Street cycles, with excel and QuickBooks experience also willing to help.) u23 rider Evan Carey also volunteering.
Liaison secretary Katie Cross First year track rider, participant in provincials.
Planning secretary Shannon Reynolds Most interested in gaming grant applications.  Strathcona Nordics gaming grant writer. Co-organizer youth road champs.
Technical directors (From constitution)
Track league director Brad Head Participant in the league, sponsor of Cross on the Rock series, former Atomic Racing Club (Vancouver) president
Racing director Steve Grant (with Hilary Grant) Cofounder of the VYPRS, co-organizer of the provincial youth road champs
Coaching director  Vacant Houshang Amiri may still be interested, if he can ft it in. Having coffee with him today.
Recreation director Jim Pauly Elected on understanding the position will be changed to focus on the rental bike fleet, or another rental bike position created.  Note also that learn to ride and learn to race is not covered by other positions and with Malcolm stepping back, will need attention asap. Alex Hui may be interested.
Additional Technical Directors
Membership Dave Shishkoff 1 year left. Dave has managed the membership database and other web tools for the GVVA as well as ran the league and other events.
Youth Lister Farrar End of term, willing to stand again for 2 years. Main projects include BikeJam, school bike league, FastTrack, Tripleshot 3 day AMYDF camp and races, plus Tripleshot coach.
Women Minda Richardson End of two year term.  Willing to stand again.  Minda also organized women’s rides, the provincials, the Group-on promotion etc, so did much more than this portfolio. Let’s keep her as log as we can. J
Liaison to Victoria cycling festival Wayne Walker Previous director at large, interested to remain as liaison to the festival.
Co-Treasurer Shawn McKean Owner of Broad Street Cycles, cyclist, track cycling advocate.