Georgia Tech Crew


Alumni Board

All board members should act in the best interest of the GT Crew Affinity Group and the Georgia Tech Alumni Association and encourage the each other (as well as active members) to strive to achieve the mission statement and vision of the GTCA. This can be accomplished with continued:

  1. Collaboration with appropriate board members and appropriate parties, with an emphasis on

    • Communicating our efforts appropriately to members, the team, the alumni association, and others, as appropriate to accomplish the GTCA mission, and

    • Accomplish the GTCA mission in a fiscally responsible manner.

  2. Communication with GT Crew

  3. Promotion of participation from members

  4. Identification and planning of GTCA events and fundraising opportunities


Shelly Holdren, 1998

The President should act in the best interest of the GTCA and the GT Alumni Association and strive to ensure that the functions and mission of the GTCA are properly fulfilled; general responsibilities of this position can include promoting teamwork and cooperation among Board Members and ensure board members are maintaining their primary responsibilities and are involved with committees as needed, promoting communication between the board members and the Alumni House, and being the presiding officer at meetings of the GT Crew Affinity Group, serve as the spokesperson of the GT Crew Affinity Group and the primary liaison with the Alumni Association.


Alec Kaye, 2016

The primary responsibilities for the Treasurer include maintaining accurate records of all receipt and disbursement of funds and perform other duties that ordinarily pertain to this office, managing all open bank accounts and funding sources, and verifying our fiscal operations are following the guidelines set forth by appropriate governing body.


Cassi Niemann, 2001

The primary responsibilities for the Communications Board Member include maintaining the website, newsletter, social media and organizing publicity of the GTCA, the GT Crew Team, or individual alumnus in appropriate publications.


Maddie Becker, 2013

The primary responsibilities for the Merchandise Board Member include purchasing, selling and keeping inventory of GT Crew Alumni merchandise. The Merchandise Chair should strive to provide members GTCA merchandise that is representative of what members are interested in purchasing.


Alyssa McKay, 2013

The Events Chair Board Member’s primary responsibility includes the coordination GTCA events throughout the year with the goal to facilitate the networking of GT Crew alumni, current athletes, coaches and friends.

The GTCA has previously planned events like Homecoming, Erg Sprints, and Spring Picnics. These events provide income for the GTCA, as well as provides the majority of the funds donated to the team on an annual basis. Other events may include happy hours, participation or hosting of regattas, or fundraising events; a committee can be established to organize these additional events.


Shane Bechler, 2006

The primary responsibilities for the Secretary Board Member include recording the minutes of each meeting and distribution to the board. They shall maintain contact with the liaison for the Georgia Tech Alumni Association and the GT Crew team to maintain GT Crew Affinity Group names, e-mails and addresses, and updating the Alumni Association, the general member list, and the communications board member when GTCA members have updated their bio on the GTCA webpage.

Former Board Members

View a list of former board members here.