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Vice President Announcement

08/27/2009, 9:46am CDT
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The Executive Committee, as directed by the Bylaws (Article XII, Section 11.1) has filled the Vice Presidential vacancy that occurred upon the resignation of Roberto Sobalvarro with the interim appointment of Jane Carter.  The Committee will request that the Board of Directors confirm her appointment for the balance of the term at their annual meeting in September.
Jane began fencing as a teenager at the Tanner City Fencers Club, and continued to compete at Penn where she was a three-time All-American and a member of the 1986  NCAA Championship team.  She fenced internationally on multiple World, Pan American and World University teams, taking the individual gold at the Junior Pan American Fencing Championships in 1987; she was a member of the team winning the Pan Am gold in 1991.  She has served the USFA in a variety of capacities, including the Operations Manual Task Force, the Grants Committee, the International Committee/High Performance Committee (chair, 2004-2006) and, from 1998-2008, was a member of the Executive Committee.  She is currently the chair of the Bylaws Review Task Force.  Jane coaches at the Tanner City Fencers Club, is an assistant coach at the Dana Hall School, and serves as a referee at collegiate meets in the New England area.  She is a program manager at CRFHealth, a software company that supports the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.


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