WFSC Board of Directors

A team of volunteers governs the Whitby Figure Skating Club. The Board of Directors is elected yearly at the Annual General Meeting. Directors are responsible for various portfolios including Bingo, Fundraising, Publicity, Special Events, Ice Coordinator, Hospitality, Synchronized Skating, and Test chair. The board meets monthly to attend to club business.

Constitution & By-laws


2017-2018 Members of the Board of Directors


Cheryl D'Andrade President
Karen Hind 1st Vice President
JP Petines 2nd Vice President
Candice Kay
Christine Abbassakoor Registrar
Deborah Taylor
Marina Headrick Test Chair
Shannon Hunt Session Chair
Wendy Fee Website/Social Media
Catherine Hill Public Relations
Kristie MacKinnon Ways & Means
Ryan Gibbons Coaches Representative
Diane Walker Synchro
Kathy Jaeger Recreation


Roles and Responsibilities of the Board

  • The overall general good management of the club
  • Acts within the meaning of The Ontario Business Act
  • Ensure that the Club acts in a professional and businesslike manner
  • Negotiate ice requirements
  • Review schedules for approval by the Board
  • Set fees for skating schools
  • Liaise with other directors and chairpersons
  • Prepare contracts
  • Review policies and procedures
  • Enforce rules and regulations
  • Deal with bad accounts
  • Prepare recommendations for the Board
  • Sit on various committees
  • Acquisition of equipment
  • Oversee, assist and guide Club Treasurer (in addition to the above)
  • Budget development and control
  • Financial reports to be presented to Board of Directors on a monthly basis
  • Sign cheques with one member of the Executive Committee
  • Assist office administrator with accounting and bookkeeping issues
  • Ensure the books of the club are ready for the annual audit
  • Meet with the auditors at the conclusion of the audit to discuss the report and any concerns
  • Makes recommendations to the Board on the selection of an auditor each year
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