New Nominating Committee Seated & 2018 Board Election Update

Sept. 07, 2018, 4:53 p.m. (ET)

The USA Judo Nomination Committee is honored to inform the membership that, with the recent highly contested run-off election for the elite athlete representative to serve on the USA Judo Nominating Committee, the committee is fully constituted as of August 25, 2018, with the following individuals:

  • Pete Catlos – Chair
  • Tim Jordan – Independent Representative
  • Brian Toth – Board Appointed Representative
  • Jerry Cypert – Group Membership Representative
  • Nina Cutro-Kelly – Elite Athlete Representative

The Nominating Committee is in the process of meeting, developing and finalizing the 2018 USA Judo Board Election Plan and timeline which will be announced shortly.

The 2018 USA Judo Board Election will be taking place at the end of this year to elect the following board positions:

  • At-Large Director
  • Athlete Director
  • Group B & C Organizational Director
  • Independent Director
  • Referee Director

For details on the roles and responsibilities regarding these positions and the overall commitment and operations pertaining to the USA Judo Board of Directors, please review Articles 6 & 7 of the USA Judo Bylaws which can be found here:

Any questions regarding the nominating committee or the 2018 USA Judo Election may be sent to