Kevin HaasKevin Haas

West Region Representative

Berkeley, Calif.

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Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona

Education: Ph.D. chemical engineering, University of California-Berkeley, Bachelor of Science, chemical engineering and chemistry.

Current occupation:  SVP Engineering for Myriad Genetics, a premier genetic screening and testing company empowering women and their families to make critical and timely healthcare decisions, whether they’re thinking about starting a family or evaluating risk for cancer.

Years Involved in Multisport: Completed first triathlon in 2007 (the UC-Berkeley Bearathlon).

Your Role with USA Triathlon: General director for the West region representing the athletes, coaches, clubs and race directors to ensure the future growth of the sport and provide new opportunities to our members. Also serve as Treasurer to create strategic financial analysis, oversee audit, and manage the endowment account. Recently chaired the officials task force to increase engagement and recruit more officials. Currently chair the rules harmonization task force to modernize the USAT competitive rules and build alignment and collaboration with Ironman and ITU.

What Drove you to the Multisport Lifestyle? Numerous running and biking trails in the bay area and nice California weather made for a perfect escape from grad school and a great way to spend time with buddies on the UC-Berkeley triathlon team.

Athletic Accomplishments: Three-hour SF marathon (once).