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Deadline for Petitions to the USA Fencing Board of Directors Election is April 1

02/11/2014, 4:45pm CST
By Nicole Jomantas

The USA Fencing Election Committee will be accepting petitions from those seeking to run in the 2014 USA Fencing Board of Directors Election until April 1.

On Jan. 15, the USA Fencing Nominating Committee announced that the following individuals will be candidates in the election:

At-Large Directors (two to be elected)
Aaron Clements
Lorrie Marcil-Holmes
Lee Shelley
Serge Timacheff

Elite Coach Director (one to be elected)
Michael Aufrichtig
Wes Glon

Age Group Parent Director (one to be elected)
Lianne Merchant
Maria Panyi

Per Article IX Section 4(b) of the USA Fencing Bylaws, additional candidates may be nominated provided that:

i. The prospective candidate identifies the position for which he or she seeks selection and meets the qualifications of that position; and

ii. Prior to or simultaneously with the submission of supporting petitions, the prospective candidate shall have in writing indicated his or her willingness to serve and acceded to the Qualifying Affirmation prescribed in this Article; and

iii. The petitions submitted in support of the prospective candidate include no fewer than 25 subscriptions of voting members in good standing who have among them named no fewer than five separate member clubs as their primary affiliation and whose identity and intent are not reasonably subject to doubt.

Click here to download the petition form.

All petitions must be received by the USA Fencing National Office by April 1.

The mailing address for the USA Fencing is as follows:

USA Fencing
Attention: Election Committee
4065 Sinton Road Suite 140
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

For questions, please contact electioncommittee@usfencing.org

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