Vice President, Paralympic Development for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Foundation
Charlie Huebner was named vice president of Paralympic development for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Foundation in August 2014 after serving as chief of Paralympics for the United States Olympic Committee since July 2006. He joined the USOC in 2001 as the director of the newly founded U.S. Paralympics division. In his current role, Huebner leads a dedicated effort to generate financial support for the benefit of U.S. Paralympic athletes and works closely with USOPF trustees to enhance the profile and philanthropic efforts of the USOC.
During the USOC governance reform of 2003-06, Huebner served in interim roles overseeing alumni, development and Paralympic programs. Prior to the USOC, he spent 10 years as executive director of the U.S. Association of Blind Athletes and three years as coordinator of communications for Arizona Governor Rose Mofford.
Huebner is very active in volunteer community service projects that impact children’s charities. He currently serves on the board of directors of The Christopher Ames Matthews Project, The Grace Fund and Pennies for Nicoll, and is co-founder of the Colorado Springs YOT Club, which is a cost effective black-tie event that collects toys for underprivileged children. In 1996, Huebner was one of 41 Americans to be named a Jefferson Award winner for community service.