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USARS Officers, Board Members and Committees
As Approved by the USARS Board-February 27, 2003

By Kellie Habeeb
March 09, 2003


OFFICERS
Officers Amended October-2003

 

Chairman of the Board & President: .................. George Kolibaba, Milwaukie, Oregon
Vice President: ...............................................…... Jim Pollard, Redwood City, California
Treasurer: .............................................................. Dave Morrell, Pleasant Hill, California             
CorporateSecretary/Executive Director: ............ Richard Hawkins, Lincoln, Nebraska

 BOARD MEMBERS

Terms Expiring 2004

CIPA President (ex officio) ......................................James Pollard, Redwood City, California

USOC AAC Representative.................................... Steven Findlay, Temple Terrace, Florida

At-Large Director .....................................................Charles Kirchner, Westville, New Jersey

Coach Representative ............................................Jane Wojnarowsky, Willoughby, Ohio

Hockey Athlete ....................................................... C.J. Yoder, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Terms Expiring 2005

Speed Athlete: ........................................................ Scott Hiatt, High Point, North Carolina

Grassroots Director: ............................................... Bill Sisson, Lubbock, Texas

Club Representative: .............................................. Annelle Anderson, Fort Worth, Texas

Terms Expiring 2006

Artistic Athlete: ....................................................... Toby Mathews, Plantation, Florida

At-Large Director: ....................................................George Kolibaba, Milwaukie, Oregon

Grassroots Director: ............................................... David Morrell, Pleasant Hill, California

Championships Officials Representative: ...............John Gustafson, Auburn, Washington

Pan Am Confederation Vice President: ..................Gary Castro, Edmond, Oklahoma (ex officio)

 
COMMITTEES
Term of Service
March 1 through completion of 2005 Semiannual Board Meeting
Committees Approved by the USARS Board-February 29, 2004
Amended 3-21-04

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: George Kolibaba-Chairman, Jim Pollard, Charles Kirchner, Bill Sisson, Scott Hiatt-Athlete

FINANCE COMMITTEE:  Gary Castro-Chairman, George Kolibaba, Betty Ann Danna, Dave Morrell, Steven Findlay-Athlete Representative, Budd Van Roekel-Liaison-Non-Voting

FIGURE SKATING COMMITTEE:  Jim Pollard-Non-Voting Chairman, Jane Wojnarowsky, David Adamy, Bob Labriola, Doris Walsh, Toby Mathews-Athlete Representative, Tony Berger-Honorary without vote, Bud Engle-Show Liaison without vote

SPECIAL PRECISION SKATING SUB-COMMITTEE:  Tammy Gantz Patino, Bud Engle, Bonnie Becker

SPEED COMMITTEE:  John Gustafson - Chairman without vote,  Theresa Cliff,  Dan Whittaker, Joe Cotter, Ken Shelton, Scott Hiatt-Athlete Representative

PUCK/NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY COMMITTEE:  George Pickard - Non-Voting Chairman, Keith Noll, Arlene Lehman, Mark Vittese, Charles Kirchner, Mike Ciolli - Athlete.

NATIONAL AAU IN-LINE HOCKEY CHAIRMAN FOR USA ROLLER SPORTS: Charlie Kirchner

HARDBALL HOCKEY COMMITTEE:  Bill Sisson-Non-Voting Chairman, Jeff Rabold, Pat Ferguson, Don Allen, Jim Jost, Frankie Lee-Athlete Representative, Barb Brooks-without Vote

HIGH PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE: Chairman–Dave Morrell without vote; Figure–Jane Wojnarowsky; Hardball–Billy Sisson; Inline Hockey–Charlie Kirchner; Athlete Representative–Toby Mathews, Staff Liaison–Richard Hawkins without vote

COMPUTER SCORING COMMITTEE: George Kolibaba-Chairman, Terry Gohs, Jim Arsenault, Beverly Thibodeaux, Jean Fiebig, Bob Lim

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY COMMITTEE: , Annelle Anderson-Chairman,  Gene Cox, Kurt Anselmi, Curt Crayton Scott Hiatt-Athlete Representative

ATHLETE PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE (SPORTS MEDICINE):  Dr. Scott Kleiman-Chairman, Lori Brandon, David Pittman, Eric Anderson-Athlete Representative

HALL OF FAME AND HONORS COMMITTEE:  George Pickard,  Jim Pollard, Bill Sisson, Gary Castro, John Gustafson

COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES:  (Elected Annually at October Meeting)  George Kolibaba-Chairman, Charlie Kirchner, Jane Wojnarowsky, Annelle Anderson, Scott Hiatt-Athlete Representative.

            Note:  The Committee on Committees must include the USARS President and the USARS Chairman, in addition to three current Board Members who are elected at the October Annual Board of Directors Meeting. The Committee on Committees shall prepare committee membership recommendations and submit them to the Board at least 30 days prior to the February Semiannual Board Meeting, where the Board will discuss and vote on these recommendations.  The Committee on Committees will serve through the end of the Annual Board Meeting in October.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Betty Ann Danna-Chairman, Steven Findlay - AAC Member, Mike Jacques, Susan Richardson, Verna Quaranto (membership of last three rotates annually between Regional Officers)

ROLLER SKATING ATHLETES ADVISORY COMMITTEE (RS-AAC): Steven Findlay -Chairman (USOC-AAC Rep-artistic), Julie Glass (Alt-USOC-AAC Rep-speed), Toby Mathews (artistic), Eric Anderson (artistic), Frankie Lee (hockey), C.J. Yoder (hockey), Theresa Cliff (speed), Scott Hiatt (speed).  The Roller Skating Athletes Advisory Council shall consist of eight members to include: The USOC AAC Representative as Chair, the alternate USOC-AAC representative, the three athlete members elected to the USARS Board of Directors and one additional athlete from each of the three disciplines who receives the next highest number of votes cast in the preceding USARS Board elections for athlete representatives

ATHLETE NOMINATING COMMITTEE:  Steven Findlay - Chairperson, Julie Glass, Toby Mathews, Eric Anderson, Frankie Lee, C. J. Yoder, Theresa Cliff, Scott Hiatt,  The Athlete Nominating Committee shall consist of members of the USARS Athlete Advisory Committee, exclusive of any member who may be running for current election to a Board seat.  The RS-AAC will appoint to the Athlete Nominating Committee substitute members from the appropriate discipline should a current RS-AAC member be thus disqualified.

ELITE COACHES SELECTION COMMITTEE: Charles Wahlig - Chairman,  Ron Jellse, Bob Labriola, John Viola, Jane Wojnarowsky, Bill Sisson

ELITE OFFICIALS COMMITTEE FOR SPEED: Dan Whittaker, Tony Williams, Veronica Thompson.

SPECIAL USARS COMMITTEES

SPECIAL FIGURE CUP COMMITTEE TO COORDINATE 2004-2005 SERIES:  Mike Jacques-Chairman, Richard Hawkins

ADVISORY BOARD TO HIGH PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE:    Dan Whittaker, Harriett Graham-Athlete,  Arlene Lehman, Barry Jackson, Mike Miller, Jim Jost, Don Allen, Jeff Rabold, Rich Garvey, Jeff Foster, John Gustafson, Jay Ingram, Derek Downing, Pat Jacques, Anna Carrier, Doris Walsh, Larry Chop,  Doug Eley, Marty Bailey, Gail Collier, Jim Pringle, Harriett Graham, Eric Anderson

IN-LINE HOCKEY ADVISORY BOARD:  Charles Kirchner-Chairman, Walt Frazier, Ron Beilstein, Keith Noll, Dianne Thompson

SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO COORDINATE THE 2004-2005 FIGURE CUP SERIES: Mike Jacques-Chair, Richard Hawkins, Janine Ferreira.

SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO WORK ON TOPICS FOR PRESENTATION AT TRADE SHOWS WHERE USARS AND RSA CAN BE JOINTLY REPRESENTED:  Dave Morrell, Arlene Lehman, Scott Hiatt.  Topics must concentrate on ways to stimulate interest in competitive programs within a skating rink, which will be financially beneficial for the rink operators

SPECIAL RECREATION COMMITTEE: Diane Coonce-Chairman, Danny Brown, Christy Carter, Judy Fridano, Lauri Dowling, Larry Kaplan, Cecelia Kelley, Arlene Lehman, Kris Thomas, Jim White






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