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Lee, Ivy and Gibbs Earn Positions on Referees’ Commission Nominating Committee

01/16/2020, 11:57pm CST
By Nicole Jomantas

Following the conclusion of an election on January 16, three referees were chosen by their peers to serve on the Referees’ Commission Nominating Committee for the 2020 RC Election.

Ivan Lee (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Adam Ivy (Portland, Ore.) and Bobby Gibbs (College Park, Md.) will hold the three positions on the eight-person committee with the remaining positions to be filled by two members of the Referees’ Commission not running for an open position, two athletes selected by the USA Fencing Athletes Advisory Council and one board member to be selected by the USA Fencing Board of Directors.

These individuals were selected from and by the cadre individuals who have refereed at a North American Cup, National Championship or July Challenge during the 2017-18 or 2018-19 seasons.

The RC Nominating Committee will review the applications and credentials for each of the following positions:

  • Referees’ Commission Chair
  • Domestic Referee Development Chair
  • Ombudsman

The RC Nominating Committee will interview selected candidates and put forth two candidates to the election for each position (unless there is only one candidate). 

Further details regarding the application process for the open RC positions as well as the timeline for the election will be announced in the coming weeks.

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