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Board of Directors


The West Toronto Skating Club is a Skate Canada sanctioned club, run by a volunteer Board of Directors. Please consider volunteering your time. You could be instrumental in shaping the future of the club! It is a challenging and rewarding way to be involved in skating.


Here are the Directors for the 2019/2020 season:

Incoming President Yi-Wen Hsu
Incoming Vice President Stephen Rotstein
Incoming Treasurer James Xu
Incoming Secretary Susannah Rosenstock
Member at Large Jennifer Nelson
Member at Large Kathrin Bussmann
Member at Large Celeste Normington
Member at Large Carol Wilson
Coaches' Representative
Christine Janes
Additional positions:  
Program Director Michael Coreno
Test Chair Kathryn Smith


What are the roles of the Board of Directors?


West Toronto Skating Club is a non-profit organization constituted under the authority of Skate Canada. 

The Board of Directors is made up entirely of volunteers elected by members of the Club at the Annual General Meeting in the fall. Board members fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • The President chairs the meetings, and generally provides the overall leadership and direction for the club.
  • The Vice President provides support and direction to the Club in all areas, participates on committees, and acts on behalf of the President in her or his absence.
  • The Treasurer prepares the budget and authorizes expenses.
  • The Secretary drafts the agenda, records minutes of Board meetings and summary of action items.
  • The Coaches’ Representative attends all Board meetings, and brings the coaches’ issues and concerns to the attention of the Board.


Also important to the Club are the following officers, who are not Board members:

  • The Program Director.
  • The Office Administrator, a paid employee, looks after clerical and administrative duties, including registration, fees, organizing events, and communicating with club members.
  • The Bookkeeper is contracted to reconcile the club accounts.
  • The Test Chair organizes test days and communicates with SkateCanada.