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USA Fencing Names Fencing Officials Commission Members

07/13/2016, 3:30pm CDT
By USA Fencing

The USA Fencing Board of Directors has selected five of the individuals who will sit on the reorganized Fencing Officials Commission beginning with the 2016-17 season.

Following an open application process and a series of interviews conducted by members of the USA Fencing community, Don Anthony nominated and the Board of Directors approved the following positions:

  • Chairperson (Through 9/1/2020): Sam Cheris
  • Vice Chair, Domestic Assignments (Through 9/1/2018):  Mary Frye
  • Vice Chair, International Assignments (Through 9/1/2018): Doug Findlay
  • Vice Chair, Rules and Examinations (Through 9/1/2018): Jeff Bukantz
  • Ombudsman (Through 9/1/2020):  Derek Cotton

The Vice Chair of Domestic Development, a position with a four-year term, will be announced at a later date. The six Regional Ombudsman positions also will be announced at a later date.

The new group will meet in August to establish the mission, vision and strategic and operational plans for the new FOC (including a new name) and an annual plan will be established for each chair. This information will be submitted to the Board in the fall.

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