The FLRC Board of Directors holds monthly meetings to organize club-sponsored races and expound on the world of running at large. A list of the current board members and officers is below. The board comprises a mix of elected and appointed positions. Download the FLRC bylaws (PDF).
2022 FLRC Board Members
Club President and VP of Track: Adam Engst
Adam Engst is the club president, directs FLRC’s track meets and the Hartshorne Masters Mile, captains the cross-country team, times numerous races, maintains FLRC’s Internet presence, and runs everything from the mile to the marathon. He’s the CEO of a tech publishing company.
VP of Roads: Mickie Sanders-Jauquet
Mickie has served as the FLRC board president for three years, volunteer coordinator for two, and Annual Picnic organizer for five. She is the current race director for the Twilight 5K and co-director for Tortoise & Hare. She is an RRCA-certified race director and running coach, and currently serves as the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) New York State Representative.
VP of Trails: Pete Kresock
Pete has served on the FLRC board since 2017, directs the Danby Down & Dirty trail race, is part of various club committees, and assists with FLRC’s website. When he’s not chasing after his toddler twins he enjoys running long distances—mostly off-road—and works as an x-ray tech.
Secretary: Bill Watson
Bill Watson volunteers for FLRC track meets and other FLRC events, and enjoys racing a variety of distances on trails and roads. He was a practicing attorney before coming to Cornell to pursue a PhD in legal philosophy.
Treasurer: Charlie Fay
Charlie Fay has been the club’s treasurer since 2021, is an assistant race director for the Hartshorne Memorial Masters Mile, volunteers in a variety of roles for other races, and designs course layouts for regional cross country races. He is retired from Cornell University and divides his road and trail training between Ithaca and Brittany, France.
Member-at-large: Nancy Kleinrock
Nancy Kleinrock has filled various roles on the FLRC board since 2004 or thereabouts, including many years as club secretary. She also regularly volunteers at races and other club events, and is happiest when running or racing long distances on trails. She works remotely developing and reporting on content for a company that puts on technology conferences.
Member-at-large: Heather Cobb
Heather Cobb organizes and captains FLRC’s regular group runs. She is a back-of-the-pack runner who enjoys distances from the half marathon to 50K, both roads and trails. She works as a client manager for local and national Greek organizations, assisting with their communication programs and managing their alumni databases.
Member-at-large: Tonya Engst
Tonya captains FLRC’s cross-country team and is a frequent volunteer at FLRC events, especially track meets. When she finds time, she also helps with FLRC publicity. She hopes to bring back the “Monkey-cakes” group run in 2022.
Member-at-large: Michael Allinger
Michael Allinger has been an active member on the board since 2015 and previously served as treasurer. He currently works for Cornell Information Technologies in the Data Warehousing group.
Member-at-large: Steve Shaum
Steve Shaum has held various positions since joining the FLRC board in 2005 (co-president, membership coordinator, and several committees), has been past race director of the Finger Lakes 50s Trail Races, and volunteers at many of the club’s events. He enjoys the trails and focuses on middle distances but has completed several marathons, 50Ks, and a 50-miler over the past 30 years of running. He works as a career and academic advisor for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University.
Member-at-large: Charlie Trautmann
Charlie Trautmann joined the board in 2020. He chairs the governance committee and is assisting with the organization of social activities, running clinics, and other events. He is the Director Emeritus of the Sciencenter, a visiting scholar in Cornell’s Psychology Department, and a member of a number of local non-profit boards.
Member-at-large: Ian Golden
Ian Golden is the founder and owner of the Finger Lakes Running Company, Red Newt Racing, and the Trails Collective. His focus is on on trail, mountain and ultra events, and his three kids. Ian started as an assistant coach with the Ithaca College women’s track and cross country programs in 2021.
Member-at-large: Becca Lovenheim
Becca is the head cross country and outdoor track coach at Lansing High School and leads the USATF youth club Finger Lakes Fleet. She has enjoyed volunteering at FLRC track meets.
Member-at-large: Tim Logue
A first-year member of the board in 2022, Tim never really thought of himself as a runner (it was soccer for years), but has fallen for trail running with friends. As the Director of Engineering for the City of Ithaca, he leads the City’s trail efforts.
Other FLRC Officers
Equipment Manager: Gary McCheyne
Webmaster: Adam Engst
Membership Coordinator: Shelly Marino
Social Media Coordinator: Kate Blackwood
Compliance Officer: Charlie Fay
FLRC Board Meeting Minutes
Minutes of FLRC board meetings since 2000 are available as PDF files, linked below.