USMS Award Recipient

U.S. Masters Swimming Dorothy Donnelly Service Award

Recipient: Becky Cleavenger
Year: 2020
LMSC: Southern Pacific

A member of USMS for at least 10 years, Becky joined the board of the Southern Pacific LMSC as a Member at Large. She attended meets regularly and collected feedback from members, which she shared with the board. The feedback evolved into an LMSC newsletter column, “AquaTalk Burning Questions”, and Becky contributed articles for the newsletter. She participated on a subcommittee that addressed the Bylaws and another that addressed contractor roles and compensation. At the club level, Becky served as an assistant coach and leader  and she played a role in the planning and executing of the annual Matt Biondi Masters Classic swim meet. At the national level, she attended her first convention in 2018 and joined the Open Water Committee in 2019.