Regional Technical and Junior Olympic Committee Chairman nominations

Posted: 01.25.2009

Nominations are now open for Region 8 Technical Committee Chairman and Junior Olympic Committee Chairman are now open. Please use nomination form to nomination your choice. Both Marian Dykes and Brad Harris, present Technical and JO chairman plan to run for re-election. Below please find requirements for position and duties from USA Gymnastics Operating Code.

CRITERIA FOR NOMINATIONS
All nominees must be:
Professional Members of the Women's Program at least 21 years old and in good standing for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years immediately prior to the nomination.

A member in good standing is defined as a person who has complied with all aspects of the program as outlined in the Rules and Policies.  Special circumstances involving residency criteria for any State or Regional Chairman position can be petitioned to the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC), in consultation with the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC), if necessary.

Prior to being placed on the ballot, all nominees must sign a document that verifies that they have read and understand the duties and responsibilities of the office for which they have been nominated.

REGIONAL JUNIOR OLYMPIC COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RJOCC)
1. Must have coached a gymnast who has qualified to Level 9 or 10 Regionals within the prior or current Olympic cycle and
2. Is presently coaching at the Junior Olympic level.

REGIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RTCC)
The Regional Technical Committee Chairman (RTCC) must hold a current Brevet rating.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE:

REGIONAL JUNIOR OLYMPIC COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RJOCC)
A. Attend the meetings of the National Junior Olympic Committee (NJOC).
B. Serve as:
• Chairman of the Regional Junior Olympic Committee (RJOC)
• A member of all Regional Committees
C. Provide a minimum of one (1) Regional training camp per year for gymnasts and coaches.
D. Assist with the regional clinic or congress and competitions when called upon by the RACC.
E. Submit a financial report to the RACC for reimbursement of travel, phone and postage expenses.
F. Be prepared to represent the views of the region at annual meetings by the use of surveys and observations.
G. Support the regional teams at Junior Olympic Nationals and investigate and pursue financial support or donations for regional apparel.
H. Act in conjunction with the Regional Technical Committee Chairman (RTCC) on petitions and element evaluations.
I. Recommend topics, content, and presenters for Regional Congress.
J. Establish a Regional Junior Olympic Committee (RJOC).
K. Submit a written report to the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) of their activities in the region i.e., clinics, training camps, etc.


REGIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RTCC)
A. Attend the meetings of the National Technical Committee (NTC).
B. Serve as Chairman of the Regional Technical Committee (RTC) and as a member of all Regional Committees.
C. Serve as the USA Gymnastics Women Program technical consultant for the States and Region and answer any correspondence in that regard, with copies sent to the appropriate regional/national personnel.
D. Act as a technical advisor to the Regional Junior Olympic Committee (RJOC).
E. Assist with Regional Clinic/Workshops.
F. Actively participate in the training of judges, gymnasts and coaches in the technical aspects of the rules and regulations.
G. Assist other regional personnel with the format for Regional Competitions.
H. Recommend topics, content and presenters for Regional Congress.
I. Notify the Junior Olympic Program Manager of qualifiers to the National Junior Olympic Championships.
J. Consult with the International Elite Committee in regards to the evaluation of new elements performed by Elite athletes.
K. Submit competition results for all regional elite meets to the Women’s Program Director/Athlete Development.
L. Keep a record of active status for all Brevet judges.
M. Select a regional Junior Olympic Technical Assistant, if deemed necessary.
N. Select a committee of two to three (2-3) of the most highly rated judges to serve as the Regional Technical Committee.
O. Make interim decisions on element evaluations for the Jr. Olympic Program, in conjunction with the Regional Junior Olympic Committee Chairman.
P. Serve as Meet Referee for Regional Championship competitions. (If necessary, may appoint any other properly rated official).
Q. Dispense information of a technical nature to the membership through the office of the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC).
R. Coordinate decisions on petitions for Regional competitions in consultation with the RJOCC and the State Administrative Committee Chairman (SACC) or the Regional Pre-Elite Committee Chairman
(RPECC) and notify petitioner and meet director of approval or denial.
S. Approve the assignment of an affiliated judge on a one-judge panel or the assignment to a competition of a judge who does not have the proper rating.
T. Submit recommendation for judges for Junior Olympic National competitions to the National Technical Committee Chairman (NTCC) and the JO Program Manager.
U. Verify the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for all judging recommendations within the region.
V. In consultation with the Regional Pre-Elite Committee Chairman (RECC), assign judges for Regional Pre-Elite Competitions.
W. Submit a financial report to the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) for reimbursement of travel, phone, and postage expenses.
X. Administer a National Judges’ Exam, if necessary, for retest.
Y. Conduct a Test Administrators Workshop, if necessary, within the region.
 


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