VLC is a member of USRowing. USRowing is a nonprofit membership organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the national governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. More than 16,000 individuals and 1,100 organizations strong, USRowing serves and promotes the sport on all levels of competition. USRowing membership reflects the spectrum of American rowers: juniors, collegians, masters and those who row for recreation, competition or fitness.
Also, we are a member of Portland Vancouver Rowing Association. PVRA is a coalition of all rowing clubs in the Portland and Vancouver area. PVRA developed and maintains a fully buoyed, 7-lane, 2K race course on Vancouver Lake in Washington.
Adult members are invited to join Team Cowboy to receive up-to-date notices and information.
VLC has about 27 masters members and 40 high school members that row year round. During the summer, the numbers swell with summer camps offered for youngsters, middle schoolers, and high schoolers. Also, collegiate rowers returning home for the summer join us on the lake.
Board Positions for 2016
President: Karl Bjergo
Vice President: Janna Brown
Secretary: Pasha Spencer
Treasurer: LeeAnne Colson
At Large Board Member/Masters Liaison: Don Theis
Youth Group Liaison: Cheryl Fowler
Dane Moseson, Delvan Johnston, and Greg Borchers
Charting our volunteer hours
Thank you volunteers! We are successful because of you.
2010 volunteer hours: 5,500
2011 volunteer hours: 5,004
2012 volunteer hours: 4500
2013 volunteer hours: 4500
2014 volunteer hours: 1551.5