Effective as of November 3, 2019


President (one-year term) John Fearnow     

Chairman of the Board (one-year term) Michael Jacques

Vice President (one-year term) Stephen Carter

Treasurer (one-year term) Penny Marchiel

Acting Corporate Secretary Eric Steele





3 Year Terms, Unless Otherwise Noted

Terms Expiring:


At-Large (Financial Expertise – One Year Term) Michael Jacques

At-Large At-Large (Inline Hockey Expertise - One Year Term) Jon Roux

At-Large (Derby Expertise - One Year Term) Misty Greer

Ex Officio-USOPC AAC Representative (4 yr term ending 12/31/20 Annette Stapleton

Speed Athlete Erin Jackson

Rink Hockey Athlete Kylie Hughes 

Grassroots John Fearnow

Clubs Annelle Anderson



Grassroots Gypsy Lucas

Officials Kay Gallatin

Figure Athlete Allison Kiger 

At-Large Steven Carter

Ex Officio-World Skate (Derby Committee-Term Expires in 2020) Fernando Regueiro 

Ex Officio-World Skate America (WSA) Danny Brown



Inline Hockey Athlete Chalie Sgrillo II

At-Large Tom Hughes

Coaches Heidi Permatteo


Executive Director Eric Steele



Executive Committee

(Serving on behalf of the Board of Directors, when the full Board of Directors is not in session)

John Fearnow
Michael Jacques
Annelle Anderson

Heidi Permatteo

Kylie Hughes – Athlete Rep

Annette Stapleton Heywood – Athlete Rep (Alternate)


USA Roller Sports Staff

Executive Director:  Eric Steele
Director of Support Services: Tina Brendle

Bookkeeper: Rod Oliverius

Sport Operations Director (Hockey & Derby): Brent Benson
Sport Operations Coordinator (Artistic/Figure & Speed): Megan Schuller

Sport Advisors Reporting to the Board of Directors
Speed Advisor: Ricci Porter-Kmetz
Artistic/Figure Advisor: Pat Jacques


2019-2020 Sport Committees

Roller Figure Term Expires
Lawaun Modrich - non-voting-1st alternate Fall 2020
John Peck - non-voting-2nd alternate Fall 2020
David Adamy Fall 2020
Ed Harney - Chair Fall 2020
Janet Pavilonis Fall 2020
Tony Berger Fall 2021
Joyann Barber - Athlete - Secretary Fall 2021
Doug Adams - Vice Chair Fall 2021
Curt Craton Fall 2022
Jodee Viola Fall 2022
Jaymee Meloy - Athlete Fall 2023
Pat Jacques - Figure Advisor
Megan Schuller - Staff Advisor
Roller Speed Term Expires
Chris Payne Fall 2020
McKenzie Brown - Athlete Fall 2020
Gypsy Lucas Fall 2021
Jay Ingram Fall 2022
Kelly Springer - Chair Fall 2022
Tony Cabral Fall 2022
Erin Jackson - Athlete Fall 2023
Mary Allmond Fall 2023
Dennis King, Jr. - Co-Chair or alt chair Fall 2023
Ricci Porter (Lead Advisor)
Megan Schuller (Staff Advisor)
Rink Hockey Term Expires
Duane McMinn - one year (Referee) Fall 2020
Don Allen - Non-Voting Fall 2020
Jim Jost Fall 2020
Rodrigo Calvo-Leni - Athlete - Secretary Fall 2020
Scott Ferguson - Athlete Fall 2021
Bryce Robinson Fall 2022
Rachel Trussell Fall 2022
Jim Trussell Fall 2022
Tom Hughes Fall 2023
Pat Ferguson Fall 2023
Brent Benson (Staff Advisor)
Inline Hockey Term Expires
Arlene Lehman (one year non-voting) Fall 2020
Charlie Sgrillo, II - Athlete Fall 2020
Keith Noll Fall 2021
David Marmorstein Fall 2022
Charlie Sgrillo Fall 2022
Jonathan Mosenson - Athlete Fall 2022
Jon Roux Fall 2023
Melanie Bogus Fall 2023
Brent Benson - Staff Advisor
Derby Term Expires
Christina Gerrish Fall 2020
Carrie Craft Fall 2020
Fernando Regueiro Fall 2021
Robyn Clark Fall 2022
Misty Greer - Athlete Fall 2023
Stephen Carter - Athlete Fall 2023
Sabra Bunger Fall 2023
Brent Benson - Staff Advisor
STANDING COMMITTEES Became two-year terms in new Bylaws
Executive Committee (existing) Expires
John Fearnow - Chair Ex Officio
Michael Jacques Ex Officio
Annelle Anderson Fall 2020
Heidi Permatteo Fall 2020
Kylie Hughes - Athlete Fall 2020
Alternate Athlete, if needed, Annette Stapleton, Heywood Fall 2020
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
Finance Committee
Penny Marchiel -Treasurer Fall 2020
Michael Jacques - non-voting- Chair Fall 2020
Scott Clifford Fall 2020
Janet Pavilonis Fall 2020
Annelle Anderson Fall 2020
Annette Stapleton Heywood - Athlete Fall 2020
Kay Gallatin Fall 2020
Al Taglang - Foundation Representative -non-voting ex-officio
John Fearnow USARS President - non-voting ex-officio
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
Compliance Committee - Merged Ethics Committee w Membership Eligibility Committee - per E Steele 1-3-2020
Curt Craton Fall 2020
Ken Shelton- Chair Fall 2020
Grant Schnell Fall 2020
Christina Gerrish Fall 2020
Linda Lavelle Fall 2020
Gloria Manning Fall 2020
Hannah Patawaran Fall 2020
Lani Nacol - Speed Athlete Fall 2020
Jessica Gaudy - Figure Athlete Fall 2020
Kimberly Hughes - Rink Hockey Athlete Fall 2020
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
Tina Brendle - Staff Advisor
Hall of Fame and Honors
Annelle Anderson-Chair 2020
Tom Hughes 2020
John Gustafson 2020
Keith Noll 2020
Tina Brendle - Staff Advisor
Committee on Committees Term Expires
John Fearnow Current President
Annette Stapleton Spring 2021
Stephen Carter Spring 2021
Allison Kiger - Athlete Spring 2021
Annelle Anderson Spring 2021
Tina Brendle - Staff Advisor
Nominating Committee
Trace Hansen - Chair Fall 2020
Annette Stapleton - ExOfficio AAC Rep Fall 2020
North Central Region –TBD Fall 2020-rotating
Southern – TBD Fall 2020-rotating
Great Lakes –TBD Fall 2020-rotating
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
Tina Brendle - Staff Advisor
Roller Sports Athletes Advisory
Annette Stapleton - Chair Based on
Brian Talley current BOD
Kylie Hughes Athletes and
Charlie Sgrillo II those who ran for
Dustin Roux athlete positions
Erin Jackson
Alllison Kiger
Brent Benson - Staff Advisor
Elite Coaches Selection
Tom Hughes - Chair Fall 2020
Bob Labriola Fall 2020
Ken Shelton Fall 2020
Gloria Manning Fall 2020
Jim Pringle Fall 2020
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
Fund Raising Committee Special Committee
Mykal Pedraza - Chair
Joe Hanna
Kristine Heger
Kylie Hughes
Kelly Springer
Jonathan Mosenson.
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
National Championships Planning
Danny Brown - Co-Chair
Kelly Springer
David Adamy
Ed Harney
Kylie Hughes
Gypsy Lucas - Co-Chair
John Fearnow
Jim Jost
Mykal Pedraza
Stephen Carter - Derby
Ricci Porter-Kmet z- Speed Advisor
Pat Jacques - Figure Advisor
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
Special Committee on Education.
Annette Stapleton-Heywood
Heidi Permatteo
Gypsy Lucas
Jon Roux
Stephen Carter
Ricci Porter-Kmetz - Speed Advisor
Pat Jacques - Figure Advisor
Megan Schuller - Staff Advisor
Special Communications and Technology Committee
Charlie Sgrillo II - Chair
Roberta Jackson
Christina Gerrish
Heidi Permatteo
Cara Ross
Patricia Bauler
Tina Brendle - Staff Advisor
Sports Medicine Advisors
Dr. John Hulquist - Chief Medical Advisor Fall 2021
Lori Brandon - Sports Medicine Advisor Fall 2021
Eric Steele - Staff Advisor
Insurance and Risk Management Advisors
Keith Noll - Advisor Fall 2021
Brent Benson - Staff Advisor


Special USA Coaches Academy Leaders Committee

Free Skating  Academy Leaders   
Vickie Bateman (CHAIRMAN)  
Pat Jacques
Missy Lingo 

Dance Academy Leaders      
Anthony Berger 
Cindy Schrader 
Jodee Viola   

Pairs Academy Leaders         
Candice Heiden 
Robyn Young (Secretary)

Show / Precision Academy Leaders 
Carlesa Williams 

Consultant   Marie Gaudy (International World Skate Liaison) 


Staff Advisor

Megan Schuller



Updated 7-24-20