Board

Board Members

Our board is comprised of ten friendly and dedicated people. We are here to make our club accessible, efficient, and fun!

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Don Roche

President, Berkshire Sculling Association

Don began rowing in 2006 when he joined Berkshire Rowing. He was instructed and coached by then head coach Mike Dostal, former British National Team member. Since then he has enjoyed rowing here in Pittsfield as well as competing in regattas in the Northeast. Don was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2007 and its president in 2009, he has been an assistant coach for the middle and high school program for the last two years.


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Tony Kalish

Vice President, Berkshire Sculling Association

“I first started rowing on the Hudson River for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2010, and have remained connected to the sport by serving Berkshire Rowing And Sculling Society (BRASS).  I love all things outdoors while being physically challenged, and most happy when I am fostering the growth of teams. I have lived in the Berkshires since 2012.”


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Anne Faber

Anne started rowing as an adult and believes one can row recreationally and/or competitively.  She does both: winning gold medals at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.   Anne is a Certified Level 2 U.S. Rowing Coach and has coached the Monday morning BRASS sessions.


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Tina McLaughlin

Just your average Jane, while out kayaking on a local lake, she kept seeing rowers. Intrigued, she gave Berkshire Rowing’s Learn to Row day a try and now a few years later, she is an active member and rower. Tina enjoy’s many outdoor activities and is happy to be a part of this great group and Board!


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Linda Dulye

After completing a masters’ learn-to-row program in 2011, Linda Dulye knew that she had found her new groove. Linda relishes the mental and physical challenges of early morning rows in a quad, double or single. She is an avid competitor who rises to ‘Pressure 10’ calls and welcoming club newcomers. Off the water, Linda is president and founder of Dulye & Co.–specialists in workplace communication and collaboration, and developing the critical skills of twenty-somethings through the Dulye Leadership Experience.


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Randy Oberle

First introduced to rowing at the University of Michigan.  Reintroduced in 2008.  Sales and marketing at Crescent Creamery.  Administrative coach for the BRASS Juniors’ program.


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Elizabeth Goodman

Liz Goodman began rowing in high school, then took twenty years off to do other things (marriage, children, career). She joined Berkshire Rowing in July 2014, though, and hasn’t looked back (except when on the water). Having joined the board of directors of BRASS in spring 2016, she’s pleased to help guide the club into the future, hopeful that more and more people will discover the joy and rewards to be found in rowing. She’s the pastor of the Monterey United Church of Christ and lives in Lenox with her husband and two sons, both of whom row with BRASS Juniors.


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Sue Hanson

“I have been a member of Berkshire Rowing for six seasons now, the last three as a serious rower, and this fall I entered my first regatta as a competitor.  Having taken up the sport late in life, I appreciate the camaraderie, the mutual support and the delightful environment of Berkshire Rowing.”

 


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Chris King

Chris helped translate his love of rowing into his efforts as one of the founding members of BRASS in 1999, and served as its original Chairman.  Previously, Chris rowed with the Carnegie Lake Rowing Association in Princeton, NJ that he joined in 1987.