Candidate Statement – Scott Gayler

In 2013 I completed my first triathlon. I crossed the finish line to the cheers of my immediate family and a few stragglers. Last year, I found the Seattle Green Lake Triathlon group one week before the Issaquah triathlon. In my first race with this team (after attending one meetup) I learned what a difference […]

Candidate Statement – Eric Fashl

Hi, I’m Eric!  I completed my first triathlon in August 2012, having rather little experience in endurance sports.  My previous race was a half marathon in 2006 where I almost broke two hours.  I started casually road cycling around 2008, where I would occasionally cycle with one of my college friends who was training for […]

Candidate Statement – Elizabeth Kennedy

As an athlete who has participated in triathlon for six years on a very modest income, I have a passion for making the sport more accessible for lower-income athletes. I want to see more Native, African, Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander faces in the transition areas and on the race courses, and through a project […]

2015 Board of Directors

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to the new Board of Directors elected on February 9th.  You can read their statements by clicking through: Jeffrey Duncan Deborah Haight Tai Lee Jonathan Nield Sarah Sandquist   31 Votes out of 52 members took part in the election.  24 voted in person and 7 voted via proxy. Thank you to all the […]

Election Statement: Laura Hmelo

It is an honor to have been nominated for the 2015 Board of Directors.  Over the last year, SGLTG has become a second family.  You all have provided me with motivation, support and camaraderie through one of the most intense and fun years of my life.  Over the last few months, it has been a […]

Election Statement: Tai Lee

Greetings teammates! Thanks for considering me for a position on the SGLTG leadership team. As I am sure is the case for many of you, this group has become my second family in this last year. Most of you know that I am not a competitive triathlete. For a very short period of time, I […]

Election Statement: Jonathan Nield

  Joining the Seattle Green Lake Triathlon Group was an endless source of motivation and inspiration to become a better athlete, but it has become so much more. I found that after joining the group, I wanted more and more to become a better person and that is such a powerful affect for a group […]

Election Statement: Jeffrey Duncan

Fellow Athletes and Friends, I became involved with the Seattle Green Lake Triathlon Group because I was determined to finish an Ironman in 2014. I have been a member of the Seattle Green Lake Running Group for three years and it was an easy transition into this group because I knew so many of you. […]

Election Statement: Deborah Haight

To the members of Seattle Green Lake Triathlon Group; Thank you for the nomination and opportunity to share how I can contribute to the SGLTG Board of Directors. I believe my professional and volunteer experience will aid the Board of Directors in the planning and execution of the many activities required in supporting the group […]

Election Statement: Sarah Sandquist

Sarah Sandquist brings experience serving on non-profit boards, coaching and swimming competitively for 20+ years, and training for endurance events. Although she is taking a break from racing in 2015, she in interested in helping SGLTG thrive. She hopes to help members become more confident swimmers in the pool and open water through clinics and […]