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Board of Directors

Ex Officio: Val Belmonte

Donald Anthony (Chairman of the Board / President), Sam Cheris (Treasurer), David Arias, Bradley Baker, Jerry Benson, David Blake, Kirsten Crouse, Wes Glon, Jeff Salmon, Laurie Schiller, Steve Trevor, Cody Mattern, Daria Schneider, Soren Thompson

Athlete Advisory Group

Staff Liaison: HPD - TBD

Soren Thompson (Chair), Holly Buechel, Greg Chang, Ryan Estep, Cody Mattern, Daria Schneider, Jeff Spear, Rafael Suarez, Natalie Vie, Doris Willette, Iris Zimmermann-Nowack

US Fencing Representative to NGB Council and USOC Assembly

CEO Val Belmonte

President Donald Anthony

USOC Athlete Representative

USOC Athlete Representative – Alternate

Cody Mattern

Daria Schneider

General Counsel

Associate General Counsel

 

Legal Resource Group

Donald Alperstein

Steve Sobel

 

Sam Cheris, Aaron Clements, Thomas Hanahan, John Springgate, Alex Wood

Official Historian

Andy Shaw

Secretary

Bradley Baker

Parliamentarian

Laurie Schiller

Standing Committees

 

Audit Committee

Board Liaison: Steve Trevor

Staff Liaison: Val Belmonte

Steve Trevor (Chair),  Jerry Benson, Allex Gruman, Daria Schneider, Felicia Zimmermann

Budget Committee

Board Liaison:

Staff Liaison: Debbie Walsh

Sam Cheris (Chair), David Arias, Jan Viviani, Debbie Walsh (non-voting member)

Election Committee

Board Liaison:

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren

Donald Alperstein, Gerrie Baumgart, Dan Berke, David Blake, Athlete TBD

Nominating Committee

Board Liaison: Terry Kwan

Staff Liaison: Val Belmonte

Donald Alperstein, Nancy Anderson, Stacey Johnson, Kalle Weeks, Carl Borack, Terry Kwan, Evan Ranes, Phil Riley, Seth Kelsey, Doris Willette


Additional Principal Committees

 

Fencing Officials Commission

Term expires:

              2013

 

              2014

 

              2015

 

              2016

 

Board Liaison: Jeff Salmon

Staff Liaison: Tanya Brown

Sam Cheris (Chair), Mark Stasinos (Vice Chair), Damon Scaggs (Secretary)

Peter Burchard, Mary Frye, Mary Mahon, Jon Moss

 

Gerrie Baumgart, William Becker, Damon Scaggs

 

Sam Cheris, Francisco Martin, Mark Stasinos

 

Omar Bhutta, Iana Dakova, Sharon Everson

 

Ex-Officio: Derek Cotton (FIE Arbitrage 2009 - 2012)

Tournament & Tournament Services Committee

 

Board Liaison: Kirsten Crouse

Staff Liaison: Tanya Brown

Mary Griffith (Chair), Sheryl Eberhardt, Carla-Mae Richards, Donna Sanfilippo, Marek Stepien, Soren Thompson, Athlete TBD

Omar Bhutta – FOC Liaison

Tournament Oversight Committee

 

Board Liaison: Soren Thompson

Staff Liaison: Tanya Brown

Bill Becker (Chair), Aaron Clements, Nikki Franke, Alan Geller, Mary Griffith, Susan Jennings, Jennie Salmon, Soren Thompson, Athlete TBD

Ginny Boydston, Drew Ridge – Advisors

Veterans Committee

 

Board Liaison: Bradley Baker

Staff Liaison: Courtney Kulik

Judith Offerle (Chair), Jim Adams, Bill Becker, Rinaldo Campana, Jamie Douraghy, Paul Levy, Drew Ridge, Delia Turner

Youth Development Committee

 

Board Liaison: Wes Glon

Staff Liaison: Tanya Brown

Jennie Salmon (Chair), Tyler Jacobson, Linda Merritt, Tasha Martin Poissant, Alex Ryjik, Julie Seal, William Viquiera, Jacqueline Leahy, Iris Zimmermann-Nowack


Committees of the Board

 

Clubs Committee

 

Board Liaison: Jerry Benson

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren

Bill Becker, Fernando Delgado, Saul Mendoza, Alex Ripa, Alex Ryjik, Iris Zimmermann-Novak

Compensation Committee

 

Board Liaison:

Staff Liaison: Val Belmonte

Sam Cheris (Chair), Brendan Bâby, Steve Trevor

Divisions and Sections Resource Group

 

Board Liaison: Jerry Benson

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren

Donald Alperstein (Chair), Gerrie Baumgart, Colleen Brown, Fernando Delgado, Allen Evans, Buzz Hurst, Richard Weiss

Equipment Technology Committee

 

 

Technical Resource Group

 

Board Liaison: David Blake

Staff Liaison: Joe Salisbury

Ron Herman (Chair), Dan Dechaine, Ted Li, Brian Rosen, Joe Byrnes - Emeritus

 

Bill Murphy, Matt Porter

Hall of Fame Committee

 

Board Liaison: Laurie Schiller

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren

Andy Shaw (Chair), Richard Cohen, Stephen Khinoy, Arnie Messing, Carla-Mae Richards

Integrated Technology

Staff Liaison: Joe Salisbury

Dan Berke, David Blake, Joe Salisbury

International Relations Resource Group

 

 

Board Liaison: Donald Anthony

Staff Liaison: Val Belmonte

Sunil Sabharwal (Chair), Donald Alperstein, Donald Anthony , Carl Borack, Sam Cheris, Derek Cotton, Emmanuil Kaidonov, George Kolombatovich, Francisco Martin, Alex Ryjik, Cathy Zagunis, James Williams, Iris Zimmermann-Novak

Marketing & Communications Committee

 

Board Liaison: Donald Anthony

Staff Liaison: Val Belmonte

Carl Borack, Jeremiah Galvin, Allex Gruman, Lawrence Molloy, Phil Riley, Howard Sanders

Paralympic Development Resource Group

 

Board Liaison: Cody Mattern

Staff Liaison: Nicole Jomantas

Mario Rodriguez (Chair), Dennis Aspy, Ginny Boydston, Michael D’Asaro, Pia Douglas, Terry Harkey, Jon Moss, Sean Shumate, Les Stawicki, Scott Rodgers

Parents Committee

 

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren

Kirsten Crouse, Amanda Uhry

ROC Committee

 

Board Liaison: David Blake

Staff Liaison: Tanya Brown

Aaron Clements (Chair), Alan Kuver, Kevin Mar, David Sapery, David Sierra, Mark Stasinos, Brenda Waddoups

Scholastic/Collegiate Task Force

 

Board Liaison: Laurie Schiller

Staff Liaison: Val Belmonte

Kathy Vail (Chair), Wes Glon, George Janto, Christina Massialis-Vaka, David Sapery, Greg Schiller, Laurie Schiller, Rick Thompson, Rafael Suarez

Sports Medicine Committee

 

Board Liaison: Cody Mattern

Staff Liaison: HPD - TBD

Peter Harmer (Chair), John Carollo, John Heil, Aladar Kogler, Greg Chang


Task Forces

 

Athlete Protection Task Force

 

Board Liaison: Kalle Weeks

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren

Steve Sobel (Chair), Hector Cruz-Lopez, Megan Kates, Renato Pascual, Dale Roberts, Bill Shipman, Juliet Smith, Felicia Zimmermann (Vice Chair)

National Points Task Force

 

Board Liaison: Sam Cheris

Staff Liaison: Tanya Brown

Sam Cheris, Carla-Mae Richards, Soren Thompson