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USA Fencing Accepting Committee and Resource Team Applications for 2017-18

05/11/2017, 11:00am CDT
By USA Fencing

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Board of Directors is accepting applications for committees and resource teams for the 2017-18 season.

All USA Fencing members who are interested in becoming more involved are encouraged to submit an application to sit on a committee or resource group. Click here to submit your application by June 9.

Click here to review committee and resource team charters.

In 2017-18, the following committees and resource groups will be in place:

Board Support

  • Legal Resource Group
  • Background Screen Review Group
  • Parliamentarian
  • Historian

Standing Board Committees

Standing Committee: a committee that is created by USA Fencing bylaws; cannot be created or disbanded except by amendment of the bylaws

  • Audit
  • Budget
  • Election
  • Nominating
  • Ethics

Additional Principal Committees/Commissions

Principal Committee: includes standing committees and additional committees as the BOD designates as sufficiently integral to the operation of the USA Fencing.

Commission: type of committee of the BOD that is charged with operational responsibility but that is not required to include Athlete representation.

  • Referees’ Commission
  • Tournament Committee:  include an IT representative
  • Veterans

Committees of the Board

Committee of the Board: a committee that is not a standing committee.

  • U.S. SEMI
  • Hall of Fame
  • International Relations

Resource Teams

Resource Team: not defined in bylaws; teams that are formed to assist the National Office with operations.

  • Member Services:  includes club, IT, high school and collegiate representatives
  • Division
  • Marketing and Communications: include an IT representative
  • Paralympic Development
  • Safe Sport
  • Sport Development
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Performance
  • Youth Development

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