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Committees

Advisory Committees

The TOC Advisory Committees help guide our decisions regarding bid tournament qualification levels, TOC tournament procedures, and they rank the at-large applicants. These committees are comprised of prominent high school speech and debate coaches who volunteer their time to help improve the tournament and we thank them for their service.

Congressional Debate Advisory Committee
Victoria Beard
Kevin Berlat
Jane Boyd
Ursula Gruber
Jeff Hannan
Adam Jacobi
Jonathan Peele
Cheryl Potts
PJ Samorian
Quest Sandel
Brittany Stanchik
Jay Stubbs
David Yastremski

Lincoln Douglas Debate Advisory Committee
Jonathan Alston
Mike Bietz
George Clemens
Courtney Coffman
Kandi King (non-voting)
Dave McGinnis
Aleisha Readye
Chris Thies
Aaron Timmons
Adam Torson
Joe Vaughan
Scott Wheeler
Pam Wycoff

Policy Debate Advisory Committee
Stefan Bauschard
Daryl Burch
Josh Clark (non-voting)
Marie Dzuris (non-voting)
Eric Emerson
Aly Fiebrantz
Michael Greenstein
Kevin Hamrick
Sheryl Kaczmarek
Sara Sanchez
Mike Shackelford
Bill Smelko
Jordana Sternberg
Christina Tallungan​​​​​​​
Dave Weston

Public Forum Debate Advisory Committee
Tim Averill
Jane Boyd
Eric DiMichele
Beth Eskin
Lexy Green
Maryrose Kohan
Amisha Mody Mehta
Jesse Meyer
Martin Page
Aaron Schurevich
Shane Stafford
Jay Stubbs
Mike Wascher
Chase Williams



Speech Advisory Committee
Byron Arthur      
Katy Blair Cecil
Mary Gormley
Chris Harris         
Ryan Hubbard
Chris McDonald
Jonathan Peele
Jay Rye
Jay Stubbs
Megan West
Pam Wycoff