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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), Sam Cheris (Vice President), Lorrie Marcil Holmes (At-Large), Alan Kidd (Independent), Cody Mattern (Vice President), Jeff Salmon (Vice President), Ann Marsh-Senic (At-Large), Daria Schneider (Athlete Director), Adam Watson (Athlete Director)

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

USA Fencing Representative to NGB Council and USOC Assembly

Executive Director Kris Ekeren
President Donald Anthony

USOC Athlete Representative

Daria Schneider
Alternate - Adam Watson

Support

General Counsel Jim Neale
Associate General Counsel Steve Sobel
Legal Resource Group Donald Alperstein, Victor Bianchini, Trish Brown, Sam Cheris, Thomas Hanahan, Paul Levy, Julio Mazzoli, Roger Pierro, Lew Siegel, Alex Wood
Background Screen Review Group Donald Alperstein, Lorrie Marcil Holmes, Cody Mattern
Official Historian Andy Shaw
Secretary Melissa Jones
Parliamentarian Peter Barton

Standing Committees

Audit Committee

Staff Liaison: Doug Hayler Sam Cheris, Alan Kidd, Lorrie Marcil Holmes, Jansson Viviani, Athlete - Danielle Henderson

Budget Committee

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

Election Committee

Board Liaison: Sam Cheris Susan Belanich, Dan Berke, Sam Cheris, Michael McTigue, Athlete - Dagmara Wozniak
Staff Liaison: Nicole Jomantas

Ethics Committee

Board Liaison: Lorrie Marcil Holmes Lewis Siegel (Chair), Raquel Brown, Cody Mattern, Elvira Orly, Athlete - Maya Lawrence
Staff Liaison: Melissa Jones, Suzie Riewald
Ethics Committee Contact Information: ethicscomm@usfencing.org

Nominating Committee

Staff Liaison: Kris Ekeren Dan Kellner, Alan Kidd, Lew Siegel, Sean Shumate, Athlete- Jimmy Moody

Additional Principal Committees

Referees' Commission

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

Tournament Committee

Board Liaison: Jeff Salmon Brandon Rochelle (Chair), David Blake, Meredith Delgado, Maggie Dull, Nikki Franke, Alan Geller, Andrey Geva, Cody Mattern, Laurie Schiller, Brenda Waddoups, Athletes - Cody Matttern, Jason Chang
RC Liaison: Anne Crocket
Staff Liaison: Christine Strong Simmons

Veterans Committee

Board Liaison: Ann Marsh-Senic Bill Walker (Chair), Jim Adams, Valerie Asher, Vic Bianchini, Rinaldo Campana, Jamie Douraghy, David Hitchcock, Paul Levy, Leslie Marx, Will Milne, Judith Offerle, Drew Ridge, Athletes - Katharine 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 Ron Herman (Chair), David Blake, Al Merritt, Liz Morey, Brian Rosen, Irene Seelye, Kathy Walters Athletes: Leo Curtis, Alex Tsinis
Emeritus: Dan Dechaine
Ex-Officio: Ted Li
Staff Liaison: Dan Mott Vendor Advisory Group: Zoran Djurisic, Gary Lu, Bill Murphy, Matt Porter, Gary Spruill

Hall of Fame Committee (Subgroup of the Marketing Committee)

Board Liaison: Adam Watson Lee Shelley (Chair), Arnie Messing, Doug Nichols, Carla-Mae Richards
Staff Liaison: Bill Korbus

International Relations Committee

Board Liaison: Don Anthony Stacey Johnson (Chair), Don Anthony, Carl Borack, Raquel Brown, Sam Cheris, Rita Comes, Iana Dakova, Sunil Sabharwal, Jennifer Yamin, Athlete - James Williams, TBD
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 Zackery Brown, Juan Ignacio Calderon, Kirsten Crouse, Fernando Delgado, Mary Desola, Laurie Schiller, David Sierra, Kathy Vail, Athletes - Geoffrey Loss, Isis Washington
Staff Liaison: Bob Bodor

Coach Development Resource Team

Board Liaison: Cody Mattern Peter Burchard, Maureen Griffin, Buzz Hurst, Michael Marx, Athlete - Lauren Wunderlich
Staff Liaison: Kate Reisinger

Divisions Resource Team

Region 1 Jennifer Nollner Nopens
Region 2 Fernando Delgado
Region 3 Linda Merritt
Region 4 Rich Weiss
Region 5 Jerry Benson
Region 6 Allen Evans
Athlete Rebecca Chimahusky
Board Liaison Donald Alperstein
Staff Liaison Christine Strong Simmons

Marketing & Communications Resource Team

Board Liaison: Al Kidd Carl Borack, Allex Gruman, Tasha Mattern, Laurence Molloy, Bill Walker, Athlete - Race Imboden, Katharine Holmes
Staff Liaison: Bill Korbus, Nicole Jomantas

Paralympic Development Resource Team

Board Liaison: Cody Mattern Ginny Boydston, Rockwell Herron, Sean Shumate, Les Stawicki
Athletes: Joey Brinson, Leo Curtis, Gerard Moreno
Staff Liaison: Brandon Dyett

SafeSport Resource Team

Region 1 Kevin Mar
Region 2 Kevin Powell
Region 3 Paul Levy
Region 4 Vacant
Region 5 Lauri Lewis
Region 6 Rich Weiss
Athlete Sada Jacobson Baby, Natalie Vie
Board Liaison Cody Mattern
Staff Lead Suzie Riewald

Sports Medicine Resource Team

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

Sports Performance Resource Team

Board Liaison: Ann Marsh-Senic, Cody Mattern Sam Cheris, Iana Dakova, Buckie Leach, Jeremy Summers, Athlete - Keeth Smart, Maya Lawrence
Staff Liaison: Kate Reisinger

Youth Development Resource Team

Region 1 Tasha Poissant
Region 2 Rasha Abdellatif
Region 3 Tyler Jacobson Baker
Region 4 Karen Lieu
Region 5 Kirsten Crouse
Region 6 Jacqueline Leahy
At-Large: Peter Burchard, Rich Laraway
Consultant: Jennie Salmon
Athlete Adam Maczik, Adam Watson
Board Liaison David Arias
Staff Liaison Christine Strong Simmons