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2023 USA Fencing Election

Latest Update

Nine nominees have been advanced to the General Election, which will take place in May.

Eligible members will be able to petition for a spot on the ballot as well. Details below.

2023 Election Schedule

  • Dec. 1, 2022: Window for nominations opens
  • Dec. 21, 2022: Window for nominations closes
  • Early 2023: List of candidates announced
  • March 31, 2023: Petition Deadline
  • April 27, 2023: Candidate Forum on Zoom for one half of candidates (8 p.m. ET)
  • May 9, 2023: Candidate Forum on Zoom for other half of candidates (8 p.m. ET)
  • May 15, 2023: General election opens
  • June 5, 2023: General election closes
  • June 6, 2023: Winners announced
  • Sept. 1, 2023: Terms begin for the newly elected at-large directors

Latest News About the 2023 USA Fencing Election

Eligibility Requirements

All USA Fencing members are invited to apply for the three open at-large director positions and/or to suggest potential candidates for consideration by the Nominating Committee. 

All applications are welcome and will be considered. 

Applicants with a background/expertise in education, financial services, marketing, fundraising, development, DEIB and innovation are strongly encouraged to consider applying.

The USA Fencing Nominating Committee will be particularly seeking individuals who have prior board experience (inside or outside of the sport), or have held senior leadership positions in business, who preferably have expertise in finance, education, fundraising, strategic planning, or another knowledge gap of the USA Fencing board, who have an ability to collaborate and work well with fellow board members, who has the vision and ability to lead and inspire USA Fencing to move forward in a positive strategic direction, and who understand the difference between governance and operations.