BHCA Committees

The BHCA sponsors the following committees:

Pool Committee


  • Meets 11 months a year, December excluded, at the BHCA Pavilion house, on the second Tuesday evening of each month
  • According to the BHCA bylaws, there is a maximum of 15 committee members
  • According to the BHCA bylaws, the members who must sit on the Pool Committee are the BHCA President, the BHCA Treasurer and one BHCA board-appointed BHCA board member.
  • The chairperson of the Pool Committee is chosen by majority vote of the Pool Committee members.
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating all activities related to operating the BHCA pool and establishing rules for membership conduct at the pool. Membership processing is key activity for the committee from January to June each year. Major decisions, such as the selection of a pool management contractor, are forwarded to the BHCA Board of Directors for approval.

Finance Committee

Chairperson: Jody Koogle, BHCA Treasurer

  • Meets as required.
  • Responsible for developing the annual BHCA budget, and submitting this budget to the BHCA Board of Directors and the General Membership for approval.
  • Also responsible for managing the budget through the fiscal year, which runs from Nov. 1 – Oct. 31.

Program Committee

Chairperson: Tom Dixon, BHCA Secretary

  • Meets as required.
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating BHCA events including the Spring Sports Parade and Picnic, the Fall Picnic, and the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Property Committee

Chairperson:  Mike Cottrell, BHCA Director

  • Meets as required.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the BHCA Pool, Community Center, Pavilion and Park. Also responsible for coordinating the annual Fall Clean-up and Spring Clean-up events.
  • Facilities coordinator, Karen Klotz, is part of this committee. Karen coordinates member usage of the Community Center and Pavilion, which includes managing the schedule for the Community Center and Pavilion, collecting usage fees, and ensuring members comply with BHCA policies regarding usage of these facilities.

Membership Committee

Chairperson:  Tom Dixon, BHCA Director

  • Meets as required.
  • Responsible for encouraging membership in the BHCA.
  • Sends welcome baskets to new Braddock Heights residents, and welcome letters to new residents in nearby areas.
  • Also sends membership notifications to all non-pool members on an annual basis.

Facilities Utilization Committee

Chairperson:  Vacant – Volunteer Wanted!  Contact Doug Sims!

  • Meets as required.
  • Receives and processes requests to rent the Community Center and Pavilion.
  • Schedules maintenance of these facilities, as required.
Upcoming Events
  • Traditional Authentic Mexican Food Truck June 3, 2023 at 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm BHCA Pool
  • BHCA Board Meeting June 7, 2023 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Zoom (email to join)
  • BHCA Pool Committee Meeting June 13, 2023 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Braddock Heights Community Center, 4834 Schley Ave, Frederick, MD 21703, USA
  • BHCA Summer Splash August 5, 2023 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm BHCA Pool Bringa dish to share.  Pool will provide chicken, water, and lemonade. There will be games for children with prizes!