Buffalo Triathlon Club 2015 Board of Directors

Rear:  Keith Burtis, Gary Randolph (Treasurer), Joe Pautler (Vice President)
Middle:  Sharon Winiewicz (Secretary), Erin Sheehan, Karla Sommers, Amy Benedict
Front:  Lisa Trapasso, George Hackford, Jennifer Bell (President), Heather McIntyre

Buffalo Triathlon Club Officer and Volunteers

 Title / Name(s) / Description  Picture E-Mail Address 
Board Members
Jennifer Bell, Amy Benedict, Keith Burtis, George Hackford, Heather McIntyre, Joe Pautler, Gary Randolph, Erin Sheehan, Karla Sommers, Lisa Trapasso, & Sharon Winiewicz

Elected by the membership.  Meet monthly to guide the overall direction of the club and vote on key issues.

See above

Jennifer Bell

Elected by the board.  Provides overall leadership of the board and the club.

Karla Sommers

Manages the BTC bank accounts and overall budget.  Issue payments when needed.

Membership Committee
Joe Grey, Joe Pautler, Lisa Trapasso, & Keith Burtis

Manage and maintain membership database.  Receive and process applications and dues. Answer membership questions and welcome all new members.

Too many pictures to fit in this little box!  :-)

Newsletter & Blog Editor
Keith Burtis

Collect articles, pictures, and other information from members and publish our club newsletter & blog.

Northtown Brickmasters
George Hackford, Keith Burtis, & Rob Leary

Plan and coordinate brick workouts, timing, and results publication for the Northtowns.

Southtown Brickmaster
Jennifer Bell

Plan and coordinate brick workouts, timing, and results publication for the Southtowns.

Lake Erie Swimmasters
Erin Sheehan, & Jim Herbert

Plan and coordinate open water swimming workouts in Lake Erie.

Lake Ontario Swimmasters
David & Jennifer Cronkhite, with help from Charlie Watson, Kate Leary, Barb O'Reilly, and others.

Plan and coordinate open water swimming workouts in Lake Ontario.


ECC Swimmaster
Jennifer Bell & Corey Bower

Plan and coordinate pool swimming workouts at Erie Community College (Flickenger Center)

UB Group Swims
Lisa Trapasso & Jeri Olson

Point of contact to answer questions regarding BTC group swims at UB's Alumni Arena pool.

Tent Coordinators
George Hackford &
Sharon Winiewicz

Coordinates the transportation, set-up, and storage of our 10'x10' pop-up BTC tents.

Bike Box & Tent Coordinator
Joe Drees

Receives and coordinates bike box reservations.

Apparel Coordinators
Jennifer Bell & Lisa Trapasso

Coordinate apparel orders, deliver orders, and hold inventory.


Club Librarians
Nancy Gworek

Manage and maintain the BTC's collection of books, videos, and other materials available for sign-out by club members.

Joe Pautler

Design, manage, and maintain all things related to information technology and electronic communication (web site, facebook, membership database, email blasts)