SES_closeup Shirwin Smith – General ManagerShirwin founded OWRC in 1985, and after 14 years away, returned to oversee the operation in 2014.  She’ll be quick to say she never left rowing, though – she’s been rowing on the Bay for over 30 years and is looking forward to many more in her beloved Maas Flyweight.

 Jeff MacDougall – Boathouse Supervisor

Jeff joined OWRC in 2013 to handle daily boathouse operations.  He’s a long-time Bay Area sailor, knows the Bay waters very well and is appreciative of and knowledgeable about boats of all types.


 AT Lynne

AT Lynne – Boathouse Supervisor

AT returned to OWRC in 2014 and once again brings her high spirits and equal energy to the boathouse operations.  She is an open water rower and swimmer, as well a serial entrepreneur.  We do our best to keep up with her!

Liz Stone

Mary Elizabeth Stone – Equipment Maintenance

Liz, known internationally in the world of masters rowing, is our head of maintenance.  Thanks to her, club equipment is exceptionally well maintained and members line up to have her expertise applied to their shells. She sports a t-shirt declaring her an outrageous older woman, is a fierce competitor and a source of inspiration to us all.