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Committees

Board of Directors

Ex-Officio: Kris Ekeren Donald Anthony Jr. (Chair), David Arias (Treasurer), Donald Alperstein (At-Large), Raquel Brown (Independent), Cliff Bayer (Independent), Sam Cheris (Vice President), Lorrie Marcil Holmes (At-Large), Ann Marsh-Senic (At-Large), Alan Kidd (Independent), Cody Mattern (Vice President), Jeff Salmon (Vice President), Daria Schneider (Athlete Director), Adam Watson (Athlete Director)

USA Fencing Representative to NGB Council and USOC Assembly

Executive Director Kris Ekeren
President Donald Anthony

Athlete Advisory Group

Staff Liaison: Kate Reisinger Ben Bratton, Jason Chang, Katharine Holmes, Cody Mattern (Ex-Officio Member), Gerard Moreno, Nicole Ross, Daria Schneider, Jeff Spear, Kamali Thompson, Adam Watson

USOC Athlete Representative

Daria Schneider
Alternate - Adam Watson

Support

General Counsel Jim Neale
Asst General Counsel – Emeritus Steve Sobel
Legal Resource Group Donald Alperstein, Victor Bianchini, Trish Brown, Sam Cheris, Thomas Hanahan, Paul Levy, Julio Mazzoli, Roger Pierro, Lew Siegel
Background Screen Review Group Donald Alperstein, Lorrie Marcil Holmes, Athlete - Cody Mattern
Secretary Melissa Jones
Parliamentarian Peter Barton

Standing Committees

Audit Committee

Staff Liaison: Doug Hayler Sam Cheris, Alan Kidd, Lorrie Marcil-Holmes, Athlete - Daria Schneider

Budget Committee

Staff Liaison: Doug Hayler David Arias (Chair), Adam Watson, Athlete - Gerek Meinhardt

Election Committee

Staff Liaison: Nicole Jomantas Susan Belanich, Dan Berke, David Hitchcock, Michael McTigue, Athlete - Anna Van Brummen
Board Liaison:

Ethics Committee

Board Liaison/Chair: Lorrie Marcil Holmes Raquel Brown, Trish Brown, Athlete - Cody Mattern
Staff Liaisons: Melissa Jones and Suzie Riewald
Ethics Committee Contact Information: ethicscomm@usafencing.org

Nominating Committee

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren Raquel Brown, Dan Kellner, Sean Shumate, Lew Siegel, Athlete - James Moody

Additional Principal Committees

Referees' Commission

Board Liaison: Donald Alperstein Sam Cheris (Chair), Anne Crocket (Vice-Chair), Devin Donnelly (Vice Chair), Kelly Koehler (Vice-Chair), Patrick Webster (Vice Chair), Athlete Rep - Monica Aksamit
Equipment Tech Liaison: Kathy Walters Ex-Officio, FIE Ref. Com.: Iana Dakova
Athlete Liaison (Non-Voting): Kat Holmes
Staff Liaison: Christine Strong-Simmons Ombudsman: Derek Cotton

Tournament Committee

Board Liaison: Jeff Salmon Brandon Rochelle (Chair), David Blake, Meredith Delgado, Maggie Dull, Nikki Franke, Alan Geller, Andrey Geva, Athletes - Cat Bouwkamp, Cody Matttern
RC Liaison: Anne Crocket
Staff Liaison: Dan Mott

Veterans Committee

Board Liaison: Ann Marsh-Senic Bill Walker (Chair), Valerie Asher, Victor Bianchini, Rinaldo Campana, David Hitchcock, Judith Offerle, Athletes - Kat Holmes, Adam Maczik, Anna Van Brummen
Staff Liaison: Brandon Dyett Ex-Officio: Rita Comes

Committees of the Board

The Electronic Signaling Equipment and Installations Commission (SEMI)

Board Liaison: Donald Alperstein Kathy Walters (Chair), David Blake, Irene Edgerton, Ron Herman, Al Merritt, Liz Morey, Brian Rosen, Athletes: Leo Curtis
Emeritus: Dan Dechaine
Staff Liaison: Glen Hollingsworth Ex-Officio: Ted Li

Hall of Fame Committee (Subgroup of the Marketing Committee)

Board Liaison/Athlete: Adam Watson Lee Shelley (Chair), Arnie Messing, Doug Nichols, Carla-Mae Richards
Staff Liaison: Jill Grotzinger

International Relations Committee

Board Liaison: Don Anthony Sam Cheris, Iana Dakova, Sada Jacobson, Stacey Johnson, Sunil Sabharwal, Jennifer Yamin, Athlete - Daria Schneider
FIE Council/Commission Members/Advisors: Donald Alperstein, Doug Findlay, Ted Li, Greg Massialas, Jeremy Summers
Staff Liaison: Kate Reisinger

Resource Teams

Club/Member Services Resource Team

Board Liaison: Jeff Salmon Culver Clark, Fernando Delgado, Mary DeSola, Rob Lichten, Anna Schliep, Athletes - Geoffrey Loss, Isis Washington
Staff Liaison: Bob Bodor

Divisions Resource Team

Region 1
Region 2 Harrison Hue
Region 3 Dennis Kolakowski
Region 4 Jennifer Nollner Nopens
Region 5 Jerry Benson
Region 6 Rich Weiss
Athlete Lewis Weiss
Board Liaison Donald Alperstein
Staff Liaison Bob Bodor

Marketing & Communications Resource Team

Board Liaison: Al Kidd Richard Adler, Mandy Glidewell, Tasha Mattern, Athletes - Kat Holmes, Francesca Russo, Kamali Thompson, Adam Watson
Staff Liaison: Nicole Jomantas

Paralympic Development Resource Team

Board Liaison/Athlete: Cody Mattern Maggie Barrett, Ginny Boydston, Lauri Lewis, Sean Shumate, Les Stawicki, Rich Weiss
Athletes: Leo Curtis, Gerard Moreno
Staff Liaison: Brandon Dyett

SafeSport Resource Team

Athlete: Sada Jacobson Adam Mack, Sarah Kaufman, Rich Weiss
Board Liaison/Athlete: Cody Mattern
Staff Liaison: Suzie Riewald

Sports Medicine Resource Team

Board Liaison/Athlete: Cody Mattern Valerie Asher, Joe Giovatto, Jennifer Krug, Ronda Peterson, Athlete - Kat Holmes
Staff Liaison: Jeremy Summers

Sports Performance Resource Team

Board Liaison/Athlete: Cody Mattern Sam Cheris, Iana Dakova, Buckie Leach, Daria Schneider, Jeremy Summers, Athletes - Maya Lawrence, Keeth Smart
Staff Liaison: Kate Reisinger

Youth Development Resource Team

Athletes: Adam Maczik, Adam Watson Rachael Goldman, Karen Lieu, Brandon Messinee, Jenny Salmon
Board Liaison: David Arias
Staff Liaison: Deanna Doughton