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On behalf of Nancy Ridout, the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Pacific Masters, I would like to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

At the Pacific Masters annual meeting, the Peter Guadagni was elected chairman of Pacific Masters, Jim Clemmons, Operations Vice chair, Leianne Crittenden, secretary; Kildine Harms, Treasurer;  Caroline Lambert, Member at Large and I was elected Vice Chair of Administration. Everyone takes their new offices on January 1, 2012.
Thanks to everyone who attended the meeting and a big thank you to the incoming officers who have volunteered their time to help run Pacific Masters for the next two years.

It is a new registration year, thank you to the 2,300 swimmers and 102 clubs that have already registered for 2012. If you have not registered now is the time.

It is near Thanksgiving, and I would like to thank you for the opportunity to lead Pacific Masters for the past nine years as your chairman.  I am grateful our Board of Directors who have helped organize Pacific Masters; our meet directors and volunteers who run our meets and our coaches who help us reach our potential. Happy Thanksgiving!!

Fun, Fitness & Competition

Kind regards,


Michael Moore
The Annual Meeting

The Pacific Masters held our annual meeting at Walnut Creek's Shadelands Art Center on Sunday, November 13

Rowdy Gaines was the keynote speaker and gave a great speech.

The following were nominated and elected to Pacific Masters executive officers:

Chair: Peter Guadagni (WCM)
Admin Vice Chair: Michael Moore (USF)
Operation Vice Chair: Jim Clemmons (MAM)
Secretary: Leianne Crittenden (WCM)
Treasurer: Kildine Harms (WCM)
Member-at-Large: Caroline Lambert (FREM)
The delegates also approved the budget and changes to the bylaws and guide to operations.  
New Registration Year


Our new registration year started 1 Novmeber. Swimmers can register on line at You can register any time 24/7.
If your club has reregistered you can register with your club. If your club has not registered for 2012, you cannot register with your club, until the club registers.


The Pacific Masters Swimming November-December Newsletter is posted on the website. The Newsletter included, reregistration information, meet information through the beginning of February and the chair's last message as chair.
DAM Brute Squad Postal
The Davis Aquatic Masters is holding its third annual Brute Squad Postal Swim. You can swim the events anytime during the month of November. You must submit the entry by 5 December. 
Long Beach Short Course Meters


The SPMS Short Course Meters Championships are December 2nd -4th. You must register by 6 pm Monday 21 November 2011. This short course meet is one of the most competitive SCM Masters meet in the nation.
Karlyn Pipe-Neilsen clinic at
Burges Pool in Menlo Park 


Menlo Masters is pleased to welcome back world class Masters coach Karlyn
Pipes-Neilsen to the Burgess Pool in Menlo Park. Karlyn will be coaching
one of her famous Freestyle stroke clinics on Saturday, November 26, from
3:00pm to 6:00pm. Register now, as available spots are sure to sell out!!
Find out more, and register at: 
Preliminary LCM Top Ten List Available


The preliminary Top 10 listings ( for the 2011 long-course season, which ran 10/1/10 - 9/30/11, are now available. Please check for inaccuracies and email Mary Beth Windrath, the National Swims Administrator, with potential corrections BY NOV 23.