Amy Carroll – Co-President
Michelle Graybeal – Co-President
Whitney West – Secretary
Kim Carter – Treasurer
Rodney White- At-Large
Matt Mancoll – At Large
Jim Levin – At Large
Patti Blackburn – At Large


Kate Laczynski Hudson


Emily Weinberg
Evan Carter


Kate Laczynski Hudson – Head Coach

2019 – 2020 COMMITTEES

Maintenance: Chairs: open
Responsible for maintenance need of the club from shells, Launches, motors, racks, trailers, and other club property. Fuel tanks need to be prepped for water practice. They all need to be cleaned, maintained, emptied and prepared for storage when water practice ends. Maintenance of and repairing the shells are the primary responsibility of this group. This includes keeping a spare parts inventory. Routine work needs to be done before and after fall/spring water practice. Additional in season repairs may be needed to keep the shells in usable condition. Keeping the floating dock, oar racks and the launch site in good repair and in safe/usable condition. Maintaining, repairing and replacing worn out structures. This must be done before water practice starts and occasionally during the year. The launch site needs to be cleared and cleaned for the off seasons.

Trailer Drivers: Chair: Rich Coleman & Paul Seely
Driving and tow vehicles: Get boats and food trailer where they need to be (practice, warehouse, and regattas). This includes enlisting and training drivers. Maintenance and Repair: Keep both trailers maintained, repaired, cleaned and stored before and after the rowing seasons.

Fundraising: Chair: Amy Becksted
Take charge of fundraising. Manage fundraising events like carwashes, yard & bake sale, etc. We manage and sign up volunteers for these events, utilizing crew student board to assist. We also test new fundraising events for their profitability.

Food/Beverage: Chair: Matt Mancoll
Provide food & drink for regattas. Assist with set up and breakdown of tents and serving tables.

Eastern Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association (EVSRA) Regatta Support: Chair: Lauren Weinberg
Assist in the set up and breakdown of the NRB regattas, to include the racing course. The major preparation is usually done the afternoon (or weekend) before the regattas, and consists primarily of moving and anchoring platforms. The other responsibilities are completed the morning of the regattas, placement of race course buoys, dock alignment, setting up lane markers.

Website & Communications: Chair: Chad Cox
Maintain the website and updating information.

Membership/Recruitment: Chair: Maggie Slattery
Recruit new rowers from within First Colonial High School and the middle schools which feed into FCHS, utilizing the crew student board’s assistance. Prepare materials for, set up and run registration day, including communication, forms, physicals, etc to potential rowers and veterans throughout the year.

Uniform/ Spirit Wear: Chair: Kim Carter
Initially the companies will need to be contacted to check on prices of all items to be sold. Once prices have been solidified, an order form will need to be created, listing a description of each item, sizes available, and pricing. Be sure a deadline date for orders to be received is listed on the order form. Also, when collecting orders, they must be accompanied either by cash or check (made out to FCCCA).

End of Year Party Coordinators: All 11th grade rowers and their parents.