The Washington Figure Skating Club (WFSC), founded in 1938, is a member of US Figure Skating (USFS). The goal of the WFSC is to foster and encourage the development of figure skating, including freestyle, pairs, dance, moves in the field, synchro, and theatre on ice. The Club's activities are designed to serve a full range of figure skating interests. The WFSC manages regular skating sessions with qualified professional instructors and provides the opportunity for USFS sanctioned testing at all levels. As a non-profit 501c(3) organization, a donation to the WFSC may be tax deductible as provided in section 170 of the Internal Revenue Service code. The Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation and tax filings of the WFSC are available upon request.
Information from http://www.usfsa.org/clubs?id=84197
U.S. Figure Skating strives to provide a safe environment for its members that is free of abuse and harassment. The association will not tolerate or condone any form of harassment or abuse of any of its members including athletes, coaches, officials, directors, employees, parents, volunteers or any other persons while they are participating in or preparing for a figure skating activity or event conducted under the auspices of U.S. Figure Skating. All forms of abuse and harassment are unacceptable and in direct conflict with U.S. Figure Skating rules.
The U.S. Figure Skating SafeSport Program addresses the following types of abuse, harassment and misconduct:
U.S. Figure Skating SafeSport Handbook
As found within the U.S. Figure Skating SafeSport Handbook, the SafeSport Program includes policies and guidelines that apply to all U.S. Figure Skating members, clubs, programs, events and activities and involves several key components:
We all can play a role in preventing abuse and reducing misconduct in sport. The U.S. Figure Skating SafeSport Program provides resources for all members to identify abuse and misconduct, steps that can be taken to reduce it and procedures to respond to it.
The SafeSport Program also includes required training of coaches and select U.S. Figure Skating volunteers, officials and staff members on recognizing abuse and reducing circumstances for potential abuse to occur; information on U.S. Figure Skating's mandatory screening and background check program; the procedures for reporting suspected abuse or misconduct (including protections from any retaliation or repercussions for such reporting and procedures for disciplinary action for failure to appropriately report and for making a false report); the procedures and means by which U.S. Figure Skating and its member clubs and programs should respond to allegations of abuse and misconduct; and how U.S. Figure Skating and its member clubs can implement this program to help ensure its effectiveness.
Athlete Protection Policies
As found within the U.S. Figure Skating SafeSport Handbook, U.S. Figure Skating has developed policies for its member clubs to help them address abuse and misconduct if it should occur, and to reduce, monitor and govern areas where potential abuse and misconduct could occur. U.S. Figure Skating recommends that its member clubs adopt the SafeSport policies that are applicable to their club and facility to reduce the risks of potential abuse.
For more details on the SafeSport Program, please visit: http://www.usfsa.org/clubs?id=84197
WFSC SafeSport Compliance Chairs
To reach the chairs, please send an email
Juleann Fallgatter - President
Judy Reiner - Vice President
Konrad Huppi - Treasurer
Jill Cantrill - Secretary
Marcia Sowles- Officer at Large
Jill Cantrill, Sherry Chen
Konrad Huppi, Juleann Fallgatter
Rink and Programming
Judy Reiner, Ellyn Kestnbaum, Dalal Badri
Ellyn Kestnbaum, Suzanne Rush
Kathy Carpenter, Juleann Fallgatter
Judy Reiner, Heather Nemier, Ellyn Kestnbaum, Dalal Badri
Marcia Sowles, Ellyn Kestnbaum, Judy Reiner
Ellyn Kestnbaum, Judy Reiner
Governing Council Delegates
Skater Recognition, Tests
Skater Recognition, Competitions
John Delmore Trophy
Derrick Delmore, Yvonne Delmore, Marcia Sowles
Ginger Dietrich, Jill Cantrill, Judy Reiner
Juleann Fallgatter, Konrad Huppi
Sandy McDonnell, Konrad Huppi
Sandy McDonnell, Kathy Carpenter
Sherry Chen, Eva Przygodzki
Sandy McDonnell, Juleann Fallgatter