Garden State Skating Club’s Board of Directors consists of eight members, each serving a three year term on a rotating basis. Two to three positions are up for election each year. A ballot with the list of nominees will be made available to all members, 18 years and older, each year for voting during the annual meeting.

Garden State Skating Club Board Members

Velma Chang

Co-Vice President & Test Chair
changbvelma@gmail.com

Nichole Ruggeri

Co-Vice President
nichole0102@gmail.com

Illya Nesson

Treasurer
illya_nesson@yahoo.com

Anthony Aprilante

Membership Chair & Media Chair
aaprilante@gmail.com

Christine Merlino

Secretary & Junior Board Advisor
cmerslp@gmail.com

Nancy Zavattieri

Hospitality Chair & Consignment
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Carl De Angelis

Advisory Council *Non-Voting
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Alicia Sprengel

Coach Liaison *Non-Voting
alicia.sprengel@gmail.com

Garden State Skating Club Junior Board Members

Emily Chang

President & Editor-in-Chief
changemilyt@gmail.com

Paige Ruggeri

President & Event Manager

Noelle Zavattieri

Secretary
noellez1229@gmail.com

Gwen Afanasewicz

Hospitality

Camryn Aprilante

Membership

Anna Merlino

Community Service

Evelyn Jones

Board Member

Sophia Newman

Board Member

Alexei Novojilov

Board Member

Syena Schaad

Board Member – Photography

The Garden State Skating Club is a non-profit organization that depends heavily on volunteers to run successfully. It takes an enormous amount of time and commitment to be a successful figure skater; it also takes an enormous amount of time and commitment to run a successful figure skating club.  There are a number of events throughout the year that call for volunteers, such as; National Learn-to-Skate Day, Shore Skate Competition, Fundraising Events, Charitable Events, Exhibitions and Shows, Annual Banquet, Test Sessions and more. Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering.