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About Palm Coast Rowing Club

Structure

The PCRC is a Volunteer lead, 501c3 charitable  organization of members from all walks of life from 13 years old to 70+.  Our mission is to see that all those that want to learn about and how to row will have the opportunity to do so.  The PCRC is organized and operated by a set of Bylaws that forms the functioning of the:

Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Committee Members are all the volunteers that contribute to the effort to meet its Purpose and make a difference in the lives of youth and adults and to build respect and friendships for a lifetime.

Purpose

To the extent consistent with the PCRC Mission Statement, the purposes of this Corporation shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following purposes:

  1. supporting and developing amateur athletes for local, national, or international rowing and other paddling, water and related amateur sports competition;

  2. fostering amateur rowing through education and instruction;

  3. implementing effective educational programs, sports training principles and strategies;

  4. hiring qualified athletes or professionals to develop programs or teach rowing; and

  5. other recreational activities consistent with the

  6. Corporation's charitable purposes. Specifically, the Corporation is organized for the purpose of

  7. educating the public about non-motorized boats and rowing, paddling and related sports and

  8. increasing community involvement in the same while at the same time assisting in economic

  9. development through recruiting and coordinating athletic and other social and private events

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Nura Volunteer Help Needed

To build a strong and lasting organization for the future of the NURA and NU Rowing, we can use any and all help by being a Volunteer to one of the Committees that help run the NURA.  Here is a list of skills, talents and general needs of the Committees.  If you can help, please contact the NURA President at nurapresident@gmail.com or the Chair of any committee listed below or the Membership Committee at nuramembership@gmail.com

  • Marketing and or Communications skills/interests

  • Website/Social Media skills/interests

  • Interest in being an Ambassador to connect with Alumni and Friends from your Era

  • Administrative skills/interest

  • Relationship building and fund raising skills/interest

  • Event planning, management and support

  • Interest in history and research

  • Leadership skills

 
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Calling All Ambassadors

A key focus of the NURA is to connect with the upwards of 1,600 alumni and friends that have been part of the journey of NU Rowing over the past 6 decades.  To do that, we are creating and "Ambassador Program".  Ambassadors will be available to connect with alumni and friends about all things NURA and be a representative of the mission of the NURA.  We are looking for 2 to 3 people from each 5-year segment of the NU Rowing history.  That would be 1965-1969 era, 1970 -1974 era, 1975-1979 era, and so forth.  If you think you could spare a little time and enjoy connecting with old alumni and friends and help the NURA grow and engage for the future of NU Rowing, please reach out to the Membership Committee at the following email.

 nuramembership@gmail.com

 
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NURA Boards-Officers

Board of Directors

 

The oversight of NURA, the direction and management of its mission and activities, is vested in its Board of Directors. Any Active Member of NURA is eligible to be nominated to and serve on the Board of Directors. The Board shall have the authority to establish committees and to delegate authority to those committees as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of NURA and to select members to serve on those committees.  MEET THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Husky Impact Board (HIB)

The Husky Impact Board (HIB) advises the Board as appropriate, and lends support to all of the activities of the organization, including being a Board member, participating in committees and assisting in activities and events of NURA. The HIB provides counsel to the Board leadership on priorities, plans and strategic initiatives as well as making sure NURA remains true to its stated purpose and charter.  MEET THE HUSKY IMPACT BOARD

NURA Officers

Meet the currently elected officers of the NURA serving to make a difference in the future of NU Rowing.  Click on Name to see more.

- Chris Meehan '75, President

- Mike Porterfield '89, Vice President

- Tom Gates '73, Secretary

- Dave Burke '08, Assistant Secretary

- Tim Lenhard '89, Treasurer

If you would be interested in serving in the future on a board or as an officer, please contact the President at nurapresident@gmail.com 

See the
Complete List of Directors and Officers and the terms they are serving in the NURA leadership roles

 
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NURA Committees

ADVISORY COMMITTEES

The work of NURA is done by its committees. These committees may consist of any Active Member who want to support the NURA mission through committee work. If you are interested in serving on a committee, have expertise in an applicable field or if you have any questions about a committee, please contact the committee chair directly - links are below.  It's a great way to stay connected with NURA and with Northeastern Men's Rowing! The following committees are currently in place:

Development Committee

Chaired by Mike Porterfield '89, the Development Committee is responsible for the planning and management of all fund-raising efforts of NURA.

Membership Committee

Chaired by Tom Gates '74, the Membership Committee is responsible to build all forms of engagement related to the members.  This includes; member liaison, building and managing member database, develop and manage history of NU rowing, develop articles on members for the members website and member information, planning and managing annual members meeting​

Events / Social Committee

Chaired by Tim Lenhard '89, the Events / Social Committee is responsible to plan and manage, in coordination with NU, the events and programs planned for engagement with members.

 

Outreach Committee 

Chaired by Steve Simko '97, the Outreach Committee is responsible to plan and manage all marketing, communications, digital media and tools to outreach with members and potential members. 

 

Team Liaison Committee

Chaired by Louis Copolov '18, the Team Liaison Committee serves as the intermediary between Northeastern University Men’s Rowing and the NURA. From launch rides, to student-athlete mentoring, the Team Liaison Committee is designed to operate as a medium through which the current student-athletes can connect with the NURA and vice versa.


Alumni Rowing Committee

The Alumni Rowing Committee is responsible for the leadership, development and engagement with alumni that want to row as alumni in any and all events open to alumni. This committee has yet to be formed. If you are interested, please contact NURA President, Chris Meehan, directly.

There are also two Standing Committees of the Board, an Executive Committee and a Nominating Committee