SMAC Board of Directors

SMAC Board of Directors

SMAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in Massachusetts. Members of the Board of Directors serve as advocates for our members and our mission. We work together to bring members’ activities into one unified club by attending monthly meetings, pitching in on subcommittees or for specific tasks, and generally making SMAC a better organization for our membership.

The 2019 Board of Directors are as follows:


Tom Van den Broeck Raffensperger (President)

JoEllen Reino (Vice President)

David Martula (Treasurer)

Kathie Williams (Secretary)

Patrick Pezzati (Clerk)


        Grace Coller

Tom Davidson

Ben Kimball (newsletter editor)

Dawn Montague

John Reino

Judy Scott

Laure Van den Broeck Raffensperger

If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Us

The Board of Directors of the Sugarloaf Mountain Athletic Club meets once a month at the Bement School at 94 Old Main Street, Deerfield, MA 01342 (in Historic Deerfield). Unless otherwise announced, Board meetings are at 7:00 p.m. ALL members are welcome and encouraged to attend, especially if you have ideas or suggestions that you would like to share with the Board.

Meeting dates in 2019 are:

  • January Wednesday 23
  • February Tuesday 19
  • March Wednesday 20
  • April Tuesday 23
  • May Wednesday 22
  • June Tuesday 18
  • July Wednesday 24
  • *CANCELED* August Tuesday 20 
  • September Wednesday 18
  • October Tuesday 22
  • November Wednesday 20
  • December Tuesday 17 (a week early because of Christmas)
  • Annual Meeting Sunday, January 5, 2020
The SMAC Blog

Latest News & Information

SOS Cape Cod Triathlon (6/22/19)

by JoEllen Reino As soon as I received the promotional email for this race last fall, I knew I wanted to participate. My husband John and I were going to
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SMAC July 5, 2019

Are You Running Too Fast?

by Laure Van den Broeck Raffensperger In July 2018, SMAC sponsored me to attend the RRCA-level 1 coaching course in Bloomfield, CT. It was awesome! Two days were crammed full
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SMAC May 15, 2019

Running Up That Hill

by Ben Kimball Hills. We all know how hard they can be on a run. From the brutes like Crittenden Hill in the middle of the Bridge of Flowers race
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SMAC February 5, 2019

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