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GOAL Foundation Board of Directors

From it's inception, the GOAL Foundation has been lead by an all volunteer group of community leaders who share a common passion and vision for Ogden and the people who make it wonderful. The GOAL Foundation Board of Directors are responsible to execute the vision and mission of the GOAL Foundation. While the GOAL Foundation Board is primarily responsible for fiduciary and governance issues, you will almost certainly find them working side by side with the Events Team and volunteers during our events to help ensure the success of the day. We are community partners who strive to lead by example.


ERIC BAUMAN

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | CEO

Years at GOAL- 1 year and counting

Day to Day | Race Day – Eric is our fearless leader, which is no small task. He oversees all management and operations of the GOAL Foundation and serves as the lead point of contact for all matters relating to the organization. On race day, he serves as the race director and can usually be found overseeing timing, confirming results, communicating with law enforcement at the command post, problem solving any issues that arise, and most important, cheering on athletes and thanking sponsors and volunteers for their participation.

Favorite thing about GOAL – the volunteers, athletes, sponsors, and working with an incredible team of people that do amazing things in our community.

Favorite Memory - TBD

How do you Get Out and LIVE - Eric loves to 'get out and live' with his wife Windi. Most weekends you can find them hitting a trail on their mountain bikes.

CLAIRESSE MILJOUR

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Years at Goal – 7 years and counting

Day to Day | Race DayClairesse is our connector, she knows all the people, all the places to be, and who is best at what - which makes her the perfect Operations Manager. Day to day she coordinates with vendors, sponsors, volunteers, and our events team to ensure that everything runs smoothly for each event. From porta-potty meetings to meeting with law enforcement, her job is quite dynamic. She also gets to organize and manage the best volunteers on the planet and makes sure they are trained and ready to rock each event.

Favorite thing about GOAL – I get my energy from people! The more, the better. What better way to bring people together, than events. I love connecting people and getting them involved in the community. Who knew my actual job one day would be doing just that. I love working for GOAL. I love what we stand for. Most of all, I love the people! I feel so lucky to get to work with so many passionate people who are so generous with their free time. We really do have the BEST volunteers on the planet! I love my GOAL family!

Favorite Memory - "Geeez! How do you pick just one! The best way I can describe it is as a feeling. The feeling you get when you see people accomplish a goal. The feeling you get when you see an empty street lined with buses before the mass of people gather. The feeling you get when you see an empty park turn into a giant celebration with thousands of smiles. The feeling you get when you see the hundreds of posts from friends and family about their race experience. The feeling you get when you know how lucky you are to have been a part of creating all that magic. My favorite memory is all the feels, the chills, the hugs, and high fives."

How do you Get Out and LIVE - When Clairesse isn't connecting people together, just kidding, she's always out connecting! She loves to travel with her husband, hike with girlfriends, and dine on patios with her sweet puppies Sketti and Gigi.

SARAH MOORE

CONTRACTS & ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER

Years at GOAL- 1 year and counting

Day to Day | Race Day – Sarah is multi-talented and keeps our office in line - which is no small feat. She draws up our sponsor contracts, handles our daily administrative needs and is a creative mastermind behind anything we need. On race day you can find her setting up the course, assisting in setting up the start/finish lines, helping direct the awesome volunteers and cheering on the runners!

Favorite thing about GOAL – GOAL itself is so much bigger than its name. Everyone involved with GOAL – volunteers, athletes, sponsors, and staff – all bring such a positive, cohesive energy to every event, big or small, and it’s so great to be part of something bigger.

Favorite Memory - I’ve only been here 6 months, so I’m sure after living through an event season, it will be hard to pick only one memory, but I’d have to say the afternoon we provided the Young Runners at TO Smith Elementary their new tennis shoes comes to mind. Seeing so many happy kids get new shoes to get out and play in was definitely a great day!

How do you Get Out and LIVE - Sarah, aka "ultra Sarah", is a crazy ultra runner. Her happy place is running on the trails with her best running buddy, Barrett, a German Shorthaired Pointer. They try and get out there every day before work, then head somewhere fun on the weekend.


The GOAL Foundation is located in the heart of Ogden, Utah directly across the street from Peery's Egyptian Theater and the Eccles Conference Center. We are currently working remotely. Feel free to give us a call or send us an email.

GOAL Foundation
2440 Washington Blvd
Ogden, Utah 84401
801-399-1773

Eric Bauman- Executive Director
, eric@goalfoundation.com
Clairesse Miljour - Operations Manager, claire@goalfoundation.com
Keicha Christiansen - Office Manager, admin@goalfoundation.com
Reide Thompson - Marketing & Communications Manager
, reide@goalfoundation.com
Sarah Moore - Contracts & Administration Manager, sarahm@goalfoundation.com
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