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Board Member

James L. Easton was appointed to the restructured United States Olympic Committee board of directors and began serving as an International Olympic Committee director in July 2004.

Easton is honorary president of the International Archery Federation (FITA) and was named to the IOC in 1994. After serving as vice president of the IOC from 2002-06, Easton is currently a member of the IOC Nominations, Marketing and Sport for All Commissions.

In addition, Easton is chairman and CEO of the leading archery equipment company, Jas. D. Easton Inc., and owner of Easton Technical Products and Hoyt Archery. He is also chairman of Easton-Bell Sports LLC and past owner and chairman of Easton Sports Inc.

A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received a bachelor’s degree in engineering, Easton is a member of the Board of Visitors of the Anderson School at UCLA, and a board member of both the National Archery Association Foundation and the LA84 Foundation.
A native of Los Angeles, Easton has one son and one daughter. His wife, Phyllis, has two daughters.