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Board Elects Officers, Approves 2021 Budget

By USA Water Ski & Wake Sports | Jan. 31, 2021, 8:20 p.m. (ET)

The USA Water Ski & Wake Sports board of directors held its annual meeting on Sunday, Jan. 31, and elected its 2021-2022 officers and approved the organization’s 2021 budget as proposed.

Elected as officers were: Doug Robbins, chairman of the board; Bob Archambeau, president; Dale Stevens, vice president; and Joel Johanningmeier, secretary/treasurer. Archambeau replaces Tim Cullen, who announced that he would not be seeking reelection after serving as president the past four years.

In other news, the board approved the expansion of athlete representation to the board from 20 percent to 33-1/3 percent as mandated by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), and the addition of an independent director to the board, as mandated by the USOPC. Jason Lee and Connor Poggetto were elected as the two new athlete representatives to the board. Dr. Michael Flynn of Riverview, Fla., was elected as the new independent director (two-year term) to the board. 

Keith St. Onge (Athletes’ Advisory Council) was unanimously approved as an Honorary National Director.

The board meeting minutes will be posted as soon as they become available.