USA BOXING BOARD NOMINATION RESULTS ARE IN

May 22, 2013, 5:59 p.m. (ET)

Per USA Boxing’s new bylaws, the Nominating and Governance Committee has vetted the ATHLETE and LBC candidates who submitted their names to be considered for a seat on the Board of Directors.  The Committee was tasked with reviewing all the applications and determining the qualifications of each applicant for the director position for which they applied. The response was high and the Committee had to make some tough choices. 

LBC Director (1)

Per the bylaws, the Committee had to select two (2) candidates to put forward.  Each LBC President shall vote for one candidate.  The candidate with the most votes will be the LBC Director on the Board and shall serve for five (5) years, until 2018. 

The LBC Director Candidates are: 

Jessie Flores - Nevada

Angel Villarreal - Wisconsin

(Click on the names to see their application materials) 

Each LBC President will be sent an email that includes their voting ballot.  Ballots are to be returned to our independent auditors, Waugh & Goodwin,  NO LATER THAN 5:00pm Mountain time on FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013. You will receive more details in the email. If you do NOT receive an email from USA Boxing by Friday, May 24, please send an email to bmccallister@usaboxing.org

All ballots are to be sent to Waugh & Goodwin at ballots@waughgoodwinllp.com or fax: 719-590-7689

Athlete Directors (2)

Per the bylaws, only elite athletes as defined by the bylaws are eligible to run and vote for a director seat on the board.  ALL athletes who applied and fit the criteria of elite athlete are on the voting ballot.  Only athletes may vote for athletes.  To be eligible to vote, you must have represented the United States in the past 10 years at the Pan American or Olympic Games, another Operation Gold event such as World Championships; OR within 24 months before the election finished in the top half of the USA Boxing National Championships or team selection process for the Pan American or Olympic Games. 

Elite athletes will be sent a ballot via email, however we can only do that if we have your email address on file. If you do NOT get an email from USA Boxing with the ballot and you fit the above criteria, please send an email to bmccallister@usaboxing.org

You will vote for two (2) athletes.  The candidates are: 

Cam F. Awesome - Kansas

Tommy Duquette - Massachusetts

Mikaela Mayer - California

(Click on the names to see their application materials) 

The two athletes elected to sit on the Board of Directors will also be the Chair and the Vice Chair of the Athletes’ Advisory Council.  The athlete with the most votes will be the AAC Chair, the second elected athlete will be the Vice Chair, unless the two elected athletes agree to switch places.

THE DEADLINE TO VOTE IS FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013 BY 5:00pm MST

 

All ballots are to be sent to Waugh & Goodwin at ballots@waughgoodwinllp.com or fax: 719-590-7689

 

After the votes have been counted and the Nominating and Governance Committee reviews and approves the election results, we will announce the entire 10-member Board of Directors.

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