USA Volleyball Board of Directors Accepting Nominations

April 01, 2013, 5:30 p.m. (ET)

The USA Volleyball Nominating & Governance Committee (NGC) is currently accepting nomination and self-nomination applications to fill three (3) positions on the Board of Directors representing the following positions:

  • Independent Director (currently held by Bill Barnum who’s term ends June 30, 2013 and is eligible for re-election)
  • Indoor High Performance Director (currently held by Ted Leland who’s term ends June 30, 2013 and is not eligible for re-election)
  • Coach Director (currently held by Kathy DeBoer who’s term ends June 30, 2013 and is eligible for re-election)

Per USAV bylaws, each candidate will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of the United States; and not affiliated with any national volleyball federation other than USAV;
  • Be at least eighteen years of age;
  • Be judged, qualified and appropriate for the particular Board position based on but not necessarily limited to:
    1. Possessing good character; and
    2. Possessing appropriate communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be committed to the principles and policies of the Corporation and serving the best interests of the Corporation and the sport regardless of the constituency which (s)elects the Board Member.

Descriptions

Independent Director: The selected Independent Director will serve a four-year term beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2017. A candidate to represent an Independent Director should meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • No material relationship with the Corporation for a minimum of at least the past two (2) years and shall meet the other criteria of independence as specified in Article 5.10 of the Corporation’s bylaws;
  • Capable of contributing to advancing the best interest of the Corporation and the sport;
  • Bring special skills or associations to the Board of Directors.

Indoor High Performance Director: The Corporation-recognized high performance organization is currently the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”). The selected Indoor High Performance Director will serve a four-year term beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2017. A candidate to represent the Indoor High Performance Director should meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Recent leadership role with a collegiate institution (e.g. athletic director, conference/ college administrator, senior staff), committee, program or activity (volleyball-specific experience preferred but not required);
  • Appropriate experience (e.g. international representation, high performance program management and/or development) to adequately represent indoor volleyball high performance programs and development;
  • Demonstrate a significant degree of involvement with a broad spectrum of sport administration, programming or development (volleyball experience preferred but not required).

Coach Director: The Corporation-recognized national coaching organization is currently the American Volleyball Coaches Association (“AVCA”). The selected Coach Director will serve a four-year term beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2017. A candidate to represent the Coach Director should meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Recent leadership role in the volleyball coaching profession, coaching administration, coach development and/or volleyball coach training and education;
  • Experience with international volleyball coaching and/or high performance development is preferred.
  • Qualified applicants are urged to submit a completed nomination form, cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) references to: ngcusav@gmail.com no later than May 1, 2013.

    Should you require additional information please contact: ngcusav@gmail.com

    Download Director Nomination Form

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