pickleball

committees

Serving on a committee is a great way to be a part of promoting pickleball and the Alexandria
Pickleball Association. Please review the committee roles and choose any committee(s)
you might be willing to actively serve on. Your name and contact information will be passed.
along to the committee chair who will contact you. All committee members will be Alexandria
Pickleball Association members in good standing.

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Membership and Social Events Committee

Board co-chairs:

Rachel Rieniets
Marc Illies

Charter/role:

  • Promote membership in the association.
  • Identifying the needs of members and recommend activities to meet those
    needs.
  • Keep members informed.
  • Welcome new members
  • Organize social events for members.
  • Assist with maintaining the membership list and collection of dues.
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Tournament Committee

Board co-chairs:

Jen Swanson
Brett Maloney

Charter/role:

  • Manage and oversee tournaments.
  • Promote tournaments and recruit participants.
  • Secure tournament sponsors.
  • Create and manage budget associated with tournaments.
  • Recruit members to volunteer for tournaments.
  • Provide instruction for tournament volunteers.
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Facilities Committee

Board co-chairs:

Craig Loos
Joani Nielson

Charter/role:

  • Evaluate facility and court needs.
  • Develop a plan for court expansion.
  • Develop long range facility plan.
  • Be a community partner and resource for Pickleball needs.
  • Review maintenance schedules with the city and schedule court repairs as
    needed.
  • Provide leadership to Capital Campaign initiative.
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Marketing/Communications Committee

Board co-chair:

Jen Halman

Charter/role:

  • Promote association.
  • Oversee local media, social media, and website content.
  • Assist with member newsletter, court sponsorships, merchandise sales and
    distribution.
  • Serve as communication liaison between APA board and members.
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Player Development Committee

Board co-chairs:

Keith Wilson
Joani Nielson

Charter/role:

  • Create plan to develop all levels of players.
  • Develop paddle system to be approved by City of Alexandria.
  • Educate members of the availability of clinics, lessons and other Pickleball
    activities and events.
  • Provide leadership for organized play-round robins, special events, leagues
    and tournaments.
  • Assist with organizing intro lessons, skills and drills, development classes
    for all skill levels.
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Fundraising and Sponsorship Committee

Board co-chairs:

Craig Loos
Jen Halman

Charter/role:

  • Develop fundraising campaign.
  • Oversee efforts to raise money.
  • Secure sponsors to support association events.
  • Nurture relationships with local businesses, community groups and
    schools.
  • Act as ambassadors to build awareness of the benefits of Pickleball in our
    community.