Meet the Mystics B.O.D


Mike Hartin


Mike was first elected president in 2015 after previously serving as Vice President.  He is the current director of the weekly Q. Mike volunteers in many support roles in the greater running community and often provides audio/musical support for several annual Lake Q races including our own Mystic Classic.

Alice Beltran-Rodman

Vice President

Elected Vice-President in 2015. Since joining the Mystics, Alice participates in the track program and has coordinated the Mystic Annual Banquet, a Reach the Beach relay team and organizes the club clothing and sales. She also captain's the SRR Annual 26x1 relay.

Erik Cann

Erik has been a Mystic since 2014, and was elected as an at-large director in 2017.  He believes the purpose of the Mystic Runners Club is to support and encourage the sport of running! This is exactly why he is on the board: to help the Mystics move in the right path for the future. 

Marianne Chmielewski

Marianne has been a member of the Mystics since 2015. She was elected an at-large member of the Board in 2018. She enjoys running longer distances and races. You can see Marianne supporting friends and fellow runners at the Q, Grand Prix, and at the Lakeside Inn.

Mary Beth McDonald

Mary Beth was elected as an at-large member of the Board in 2015. A Mystic since 2013, she has served on committees for the Mystic Classic, the Boston Marathon hospitality suite, the annual banquet, and the Mystic's July 4th parade float. As a back of the packer, she completed 4 marathons, almost singularly due to the incredible support and encouragement of the Mystic runners. Mary Beth is often at the Wednesday night Q, supporting the club or setting up and serving finish line snacks. If she's not running the Q or a Grand Prix Race, she is often at the finish line taking pictures.  

Monique Plourde

 Club Secretary

Monique was elected secretary in 2018. She has been a member of the Mystics since 2015 and has been running since 2012. She volunteers often on Wednesday nights and is a frequent participant in Tuesday night track and the monthly Grand Prix races. She has also been on the committee for the Boston Marathon Suite.


Lori Rivas

Club Treasurer 

Lori was elected Treasurer in 2018, after having served as club Secretary in 2016 and 2017.  Lori has been running since 2012 and has been a Mystic Runner since 2014.  She can be found volunteering on Wednesday nights and cheering the Mystics on at Grand Prix races. 

Andy Panacopoulos

Andy has been a member of the Mystics since 2010. He was elected an at-large member of the Board in 2018 and can be seen at the lake on most Wednesdays either running or volunteering. He has also volunteered at multiple Swimsuit/Mystic Classic races and occasionally, volunteers his cooking services to some of the Mystic club gatherings. Andy has served on several boards for other organizations in a variety of roles and will bring this leadership experience to the Mystics. 

Marian Sales

Elected an at-large member of the Board in 2018.  Marian loves being a Mystic.  She’s a dedicated runner who loves challenges and participating in many races (and all distances).  Marian also has brought Mystic Representation/volunteerism to the weekly Q, the Mystic Classic, Mystic Annual Banquet, BAA Events and other road races


Barry Saunders

Board Member At-large

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:Mystic Runners Board of Directors: Are you interested in getting more involved with the administration of the club? Do you want to know more about what happens behind the scenes to make us the best club around 😉? At the end of the year, we will have our Board of Directors elections. Our monthly board meetings are open to all active members and we welcome you to stop in and see what that is all about. We would love to see more participation from our club members in our administration, event planning, volunteerism, etc. Just ask any of the board members for more info .