Officials Committee

Chair: Kristie Schmidt and Janelle Wells

Mandate: To provide qualified officials for competitions through recruitment, training, and ongoing professional development.



  • To ensure a full slate of active officials.
  • To ensure fair and equitable officiating at competitions.
  • To recruit officials.
  • To provide officials training/upgrading courses.
  • To fund professional developmental opportunities.
  • To work with the artistic swimming community to understand officiating.

Committee Responsibilities

  • Ensure a full slate of active officials at all competitions.
  • Develop or assign the judging panels for each meet.
  • Work with the Executive Director to organize accommodations and meals for officials at each meet.
  • Ensure fair and equitable officiating at competitions.
  • Maintain and review meet statistics.
  • Recruit officials.
  • Provide officials training / upgrading courses.
  • Fund developmental opportunities.
  • Work with coaches and athletes to understand judging.