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Kris Ekeren Named USA Fencing Interim Executive Director

08/29/2013, 4:15pm CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – USA Fencing is pleased to announce that Kris Ekeren (Colorado Springs, Colo.) has been named the organization’s interim executive director.

Ekeren was selected for the role by the USA Fencing Board of Directors after more than two years with the National Governing Body for the sport of fencing.

Ekeren joined USA Fencing in 2011 as the director of membership services and was promoted to senior director of membership and administration in January of this year.

“We are very excited to have Kris step in as interim executive director. Kris is a consummate professional and I am confident that she will be able to keep the National Office operating without missing a beat,” said USA Fencing President Donald K. Anthony Jr. (Columbus, Ohio)

Prior to joining the staff of USA Fencing, Ekeren served as the vice president of national programs at the National Sports Center for the Disabled and has a long background working with parks and recreation districts in both Denver and Oklahoma City.


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