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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
Kevin Berlat
Jane Boyd
Jeff Hannan
Adam Jacobi
Jonathan Peele
Cheryl Potts
PJ Samorian
Alexandra Sencer
Robert Sheard
Jay Stubbs
Jason Warren
Willie Warren
Andrew West
David Yastremski

Lincoln Douglas Debate Advisory Committee
Jonathan Alston
Mike Bietz
George Clemens
Lexy Green
Kandi King (non-voting)
Greg Malis
Dave McGinnis
Aaron Timmons
Adam Torson
Joe Vaughan
Scott Wheeler
Pam Wycoff

Policy Debate Advisory Committee
Jenny Achten
Stefan Bauschard
Ted Belch
Daryl Burch
Josh Clark (non-voting)
Marie Dzuris (non-voting)
Eric Emerson
Michael Greenstein
Kevin Hamrick
Sheryl Kaczmarek
Dana Randall
Sara Sanchez
Bill Smelko
Jordana Sternberg
Christina Tallungan

Public Forum Debate Advisory Committee
Tim Averill
Jane Boyd
Lynne Coyne
Eric DiMichele
Beth Eskin
Carol Green Dennis
Doug Miller
Aaron Schurevich
Carol Shackelford
Shane Stafford
Jay Stubbs
Mike Wascher

Speech Advisory Committee
Byron Arthur
Katy Blair Cecil
Chris McDonald
Jonathan Peele
Jay Rye 
Robert Sheard 
Jay Stubbs
Megan West 
Pam Wycoff