Board of Advisors

Playing ACES CHESS.  These will be the front-line faces advocating for K-12 Chess programs instructional development and event support (e.g. tournaments, matches, etc).  Without these wonderful people, Playing ACES CHESS wouldn’t be the community resource it wants to become!

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As a representative of the Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) your advocacy will be shared in collaboration with other K-12 chess program advocates. You don’t to know how to play chess, but that always helps. If you accept an initial ONE year term (31 Jul – 01 Aug Annually) you will receive the following Playing ACES CHESS logo embossed items as thank for your service: Coffee Mug, mouse pad, t-shirt at the end of your term.

Your goals:

  • Help promote the importance of K-12 chess using the resources of the this website to the ACPS Community (Teachers, Parents & Administrators)
  • Help link Playing ACES CHESS to funding opportunities to assure sustainability
  • Help with Playing ACES CHESS rated or unrated chess events as you are able

Meeting Obligations:

  • As a group we will meet together annually in April after the Virginia State K-12 Scholastic Chess Championship to address various issues. The meeting will involve food as it will very much be a working meeting. We are hoping to use the Carver Rec Center meeting room for everyone’s convenience.
  • The remainder of communications will be via email, Skype or Google Hangouts from me as FYI or seeking guidance; or, separate coffee or lunch meetings focused on ACPS as you deem important.

If interested in become a Board of Advisers Representative please go to this Survey Monkey link to complete a brief interest survey.

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As a representative of the Charlottesville Public Schools (ACPS) your advocacy will be shared in collaboration with other K-12 chess program advocates. You don’t to know how to play chess, but that always helps. If you accept an initial ONE year term (31 Jul – 01 Aug Annually) you will receive the following Playing ACES CHESS logo embossed items as thank for your service: Coffee Mug, mouse pad, t-shirt at the end of your term.

Your goals:

  • Help promote the importance of K-12 chess using the resources of the this website to the CCPS Community (Teachers, Parents & Administrators)
  • Help link Playing ACES CHESS to funding opportunities to assure sustainability
  • Help with Playing ACES CHESS rated or unrated chess events as you are able

Meeting Obligations:

  • As a group we will meet together annually in April after the Virginia State K-12 Scholastic Chess Championship to address various issues. The meeting will involve food as it will very much be a working meeting. We are hoping to use the Carver Rec Center meeting room for everyone’s convenience.
  • The remainder of communications will be via email, Skype or Google Hangouts from me as FYI or seeking guidance; or, separate coffee or lunch meetings focused on CCPS as you deem important.

If interested in become a Board of Advisers Representative please go to this Survey Monkey link to complete a brief interest survey.
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As a representative of all area Private Schools your advocacy will be shared in collaboration with other K-12 chess program advocates. You don’t to know how to play chess, but that always helps. If you accept an initial ONE year term (31 Jul – 01 Aug Annually) you will receive the following Playing ACES CHESS logo embossed items as thank for your service: Coffee Mug, mouse pad, t-shirt at the end of your term.

Your goals:

  • Help promote the importance of K-12 chess using the resources of the this website to the Private Schools Community (Teachers, Parents & Administrators)
  • Help link Playing ACES CHESS to funding opportunities to assure sustainability
  • Help with Playing ACES CHESS rated or unrated chess events as you are able

Meeting Obligations:

  • As a group we will meet together annually in April after the Virginia State K-12 Scholastic Chess Championship to address various issues. The meeting will involve food as it will very much be a working meeting. We are hoping to use the Carver Rec Center meeting room for everyone’s convenience.
  • The remainder of communications will be via email, Skype or Google Hangouts from me as FYI or seeking guidance; or, separate coffee or lunch meetings focused on Private Schools as you deem important.

If interested in become a Board of Advisers Representative please go to this Survey Monkey link to complete a brief interest survey.

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As a representative of all area Home School Students your advocacy will be shared in collaboration with other K-12 chess program advocates. You don’t to know how to play chess, but that always helps. If you accept an initial ONE year term (31 Jul – 01 Aug Annually) you will receive the following Playing ACES CHESS logo embossed items as thank for your service: Coffee Mug, mouse pad, t-shirt at the end of your term.

Your goals:

  • Help promote the importance of K-12 chess using the resources of the this website to the Home Schools Community (Teachers, Parents & Administrators)
  • Help link Playing ACES CHESS to funding opportunities to assure sustainability
  • Help with Playing ACES CHESS rated or unrated chess events as you are able

Meeting Obligations:

  • As a group we will meet together annually in April after the Virginia State K-12 Scholastic Chess Championship to address various issues. The meeting will involve food as it will very much be a working meeting. We are hoping to use the Carver Rec Center meeting room for everyone’s convenience.
  • The remainder of communications will be via email, Skype or Google Hangouts from me as FYI or seeking guidance; or, separate coffee or lunch meetings focused on Home Schools as you deem important.

If interested in become a Board of Advisers Representative please go to this Survey Monkey link to complete a brief interest survey.

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As one of three youth development program specific representatives your advocacy will be shared in collaboration with other K-12 chess program advocates. You don’t to know how to play chess, but that always helps. If you accept an initial ONE year term (31 Jul – 01 Aug Annually) you will receive the following Playing ACES CHESS logo embossed items as thank for your service: Coffee Mug, mouse pad, t-shirt at the end of your term.

Specific Youth Program Rep may come from any one these focused groups:

*** For All Scout Chess Events open to all area scouts inside or outside the respect scouting districts/councils.

Your goals:

  • Help promote the importance of K-12 chess using the resources of the this website to the Community users of your program via their various point of contact
  • Help link Playing ACES CHESS to funding opportunities to assure sustainability
  • Help with Playing ACES CHESS rated or unrated chess events as you are able

Meeting Obligations:

  • As a group we will meet together annually in April after the Virginia State K-12 Scholastic Chess Championship to address various issues. The meeting will involve food as it will very much be a working meeting. We are hoping to use the Carver Rec Center meeting room for everyone’s convenience.
  • The remainder of communications will be via email, Skype or Google Hangouts from me as FYI or seeking guidance; or, separate coffee or lunch meetings focused on general chess program issues applicable across all groups as you deem important.

If interested in become a Board of Advisers Representative please go to this Survey Monkey link to complete a brief interest survey.

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As  one of three Members at Large representatives your advocacy will be shared in collaboration with other K-12 chess program advocates. You don’t to know how to play chess, but that always helps. If you accept an initial ONE year term (31 July – 30 June Annually) you will receive the following Playing ACES CHESS logo embossed items as thank for your service: Coffee Mug, mouse pad, t-shirt at the end of your term.

Member  at Large Representatives may come from any one these groups:

  • UVA
    • Madison House Volunteers
    • Curry School of Education (Day in the Life Program)
    • Other Student Centric Service Learning or Youth Advocacy Organizations approved to Operate on UVA Grounds
  • Faith-based Community
  • Business Community
  • Finance Community
  • Local City or County Government
  • Others will be listed as the the Board of Directors approves are appropriate

Your goals:

  • Help promote the importance of K-12 chess using the resources of the this website to the Community in general via their various point of contact
  • Help link Playing ACES CHESS to funding opportunities to assure sustainability
  • Help with Playing ACES CHESS rated or unrated chess events as you are able

Meeting Obligations:

  • As a group we will meet together annually in April after the Virginia State K-12 Scholastic Chess Championship to address various issues. The meeting will involve food as it will very much be a working meeting. We are hoping to use the Carver Rec Center meeting room for everyone’s convenience.
  • The remainder of communications will be via email, Skype or Google Hangouts from me as FYI or seeking guidance; or, separate coffee or lunch meetings focused on general chess program issues applicable across all groups as you deem important.

If interested in become a Board of Advisers Representative please go to this Survey Monkey link to complete a brief interest survey.

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Bottom line, if your are interested Playing ACES CHESS wants you as a member of our Board of Advisors (BOA) to achieve funding  and program transparency that supports  our emerging K-12 student chess community.  Below are those who have expressed interest and been (or will be approved by the Board of Directors) to sit as the Board of Advisors (BOA) for the below indicated periods.  Again, if you are interested in becoming a Board of Advisors Representative please go to this Survey Monkey link (which will be live by 01 Nov 2016) to complete a brief interest survey.

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The following people have asked to be Board of Advisers Representative for this Program Year (01 Aug 16 – 31 Jul 17):

ACPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
CCPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
Private Schools – Candidates Name and POC email here
Home Schools – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here

The BOA works closely with the Founder of Playing ACES CHESS to address all current and future program and event needs and to address other issues of a non-fiduciary nature. The fiduciary issues are addressed by Board of Directors as oversight to Playing ACES CHESS.  They also engage with the leadership of the Student Chess Leadership Council (SCLC) to develop an annual K-12 chess events calendar.  They also listen to ideas form the students and provide the forum to meet the stated needs of these students to have enhanced chess skills development and competitive opportunities.

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The following people have asked to be Board of Advisers Representative for this Program Year (01 Aug 17 – 31 Jul 18):

ACPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
CCPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
Private Schools – Candidates Name and POC email here
Home Schoolers – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here

The BOA works closely with the Founder of Playing ACES CHESS to address all current and future program and event needs and to address other issues of a non-fiduciary nature. The fiduciary issues are addressed by Board of Directors as oversight to Playing ACES CHESS.
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The following people have asked to be Board of Advisers Representative for this Program Year (01 Aug 18 – 31 Jul 19):

ACPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
CCPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
Private Schools – Candidates Name and POC email here
Home Schoolers – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here

The BOA works closely with the Founder of Playing ACES CHESS to address all current and future program and event needs and to address other issues of a non-fiduciary nature. The fiduciary issues are addressed by Board of Directors as oversight to Playing ACES CHESS.[/su_tab]

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The following people have asked to be Board of Advisers Representative for this Program Year (01 Aug 19 – 31 Jul 20):

ACPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
CCPS – Candidates Name and POC email here
Private Schools – Candidates Name and POC email here
Home Schoolers – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Member at Large 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 1 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 2 – Candidates Name and POC email here
Youth Programs (Program Name) 3 – Candidates Name and POC email here

The BOA works closely with the Founder of Playing ACES CHESS to address all current and future program and event needs and to address other issues of a non-fiduciary nature. The fiduciary issues are addressed by Board of Directors as oversight to Playing ACES CHESS.

Special Note: This Board of Advisers will carry the additional duty of helping to promote the March 2020 Virginia Scholastic Chess Associations (VSCA) Virginia K-12 Scholastic and Collegiate Chess Championship that will be held in Charlottesville as it is every five years.[/su_tab]

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Bottom line, Playing ACES CHESS wants the community to be involved in its Strategy Development Plan. Program development transparency is paramount to success as we support area K-12 student chess players and their families along their journey to chess excellence.