Officers 2017-18 School Year

Officers Responsibilities can be found here.

  • Executive Director/CEO – Brother John McManus (Oversees and approves all other operations; Development of Tournament Directors; Safe storage of materials for tournaments; Transport materials to site for tournament;  trophies and awards ceremony at tournament; etc.)
  • President – Sandeep Alampalli  (Encourages development; provides info and updates; trophies and awards ceremony at tournament); Past Presidents:  Sandeep Alampalli 2014-2017, Dr. Christine Whyte 2013-2014; Dr. Sreenivas Alampalli 2011-2013
  • Vice President – Santhosh Abraham (Coordinates with schools on program, works with President and CEO for continuity of operations); Past Vice Presidents – Dr. Laurie E. Miroff 2016-2017; Dr. Liz Gialanella 2014-2016
  • Secretary – Dr. Christine Zhao  (In charge of Advertising / Marketing / Recruiting; Past Secretaries: Dr. Laurie E. Miroff 2015-16,  Dr. Laurie E. Miroff/Santhosh Abraham 2014-15 and Part of 2016-17, Samantha Giknis 2011-2014
  • Treasurer – Dr. Mahadevan Balasubramaniam  (Maintains records and inspects all finances related to Make The Right Move); Past treasurers: Dr. Mahadevan Balasubramaniam, 2016-2017, Santhosh Abraham 20156-2016, Santhosh Abraham/Joseph Whyte 2014-2015Paul Wilson 
  • Tournament Directors: Brother John Mcmanus (Senior TD), Dr. Sreenivas Alampalli (Senior TD), Sandeep Alampalli (Senior TD), and Santhosh Abraham (Local TD)
  • Internet/Web – Ron Ladouceur and Dr. Sreenivas Alampalli (Chooses and trains people to maintain website)
  • Publicity Director – Looking for a volunteer (Makes contacts with TV, newspaper, etc. Directs articles from school districts to timely sources (who, what, where, when and how) for general public interest.); Past Publicity Directors: George Ladouceur
  • School District Vice Presidents – See our list, and if the slot next to your school district is empty, consider signing up!
  • Captains – Must be current USCF scholastic players and participate in chess tournaments.  These qualified instructors know all the rules of chess and can show how to record moves for a game.
  • Lieutenants – Knowledgeable artists and writers who can communicate the excitement and enthusiasm of chess. Willing to post artwork and articles on our website to attract more participation in chess at Make The Right Move on a monthly basis to their local school district.