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If you're looking to get more involved with USA Archery, please consider joining a Committee! This is a great way to volunteer while helping the sport of archery.

Nomination Forms

The Audit Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Directors charged with oversight of financial reporting and disclosure.

Term Length: 2 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 3 Terms

Audit Committee Members

Chair: John Stover First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2018-2019)
Third Term (2019-2020)
Dee Falks First Term (2018-2019)
Second Term (2020-2021)
Rob Kaufhold First Term (2018-2019)
Second Term (2020-2021)
Jennifer Rottenberg
First Term (2020-2021)
Athlete: Brady Ellison First Term (2018-2019)
Second Term (2020-2021)

The Collegiate Archery Program Council makes recommendations regarding the Collegiate Archery Program to USA Archery Staff. Regional representatives also serve as Regional Coordinators for the program, while the Athlete Representatives represent the student athlete population. Advisory representatives are elected by the collegiate membership.

Term Length: 2 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 3 Terms

If an advisory council member serves any number of two-year terms as the athlete representative, their maximum term limit will not start over if they are consecutively elected to serve as a regional representative. The same will apply to a regional representative who moves to a new region. For example, an archer serving one, two-year term as an athlete representative, they may then serve only two, two-year terms as a regional representative.

Collegiate Advisory Council Representatives

North Representative: Josahan Jamie Sambrano North States: ND, MN, SD, NE, KS, MO, IA, WI, IL, IN, MI, OH
South Representative: Rodney Estrada

South States: TX, OK, AR, LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, TN, KY

South (2 Year Term): Cody Kirby (Expires End Of Year, 2020) 
East Representative: E.G. LeBre East States: VA, WV, PA, NY, ME, MD, DE, NJ, CT, RI, MA, NH, VT
West Representative: Francis Parchaso West States: OR, WA, CA, NV, ID, MT, WY, CO, UT, NM, AZ, AK, HI

Athlete Representatives

North and West: Carson Sapp
South and East: Julia Lam

Meeting Minutes

The Board of Justice is a standing committee of the Board of Directors, which oversees all administrative grievances and right to compete matters filed with USA Archery. They identify individuals who would be fair and impartial and who would have the qualifications and ability to serve on hearing panels. They hear and render a decision, or appoint a panel to hear and render a decision, on grievances and disciplinary matters. The Board of Directors appoints committee members and the Chair.

Term Length: 2 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 3 Terms

Judicial Committee Members

Chair: Marty Swanson First Term (2019-2020)
Mark McKinney First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2018-2019)
Third Term (2020-2021)
Tom Stevenson First Term (2020-2021)
Laurie Melville First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2018-2019)
Third Term (2020-2021)
Athlete: Tom Stanwood First Term (2020-2021)

The Ethics Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Directors and administers and oversees the implementation of, and compliance with, the USA Archery Code of Ethics and other ethical issues. Committee members review and investigate matters of ethical impropriety and make recommendations on such matters to the Board. They review and provide guidance on ethical questions presented by the Board, officers, committee and task force members, volunteers, staff and USAA members. The Board of Directors appoints committee members.

Term Length: 2 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 3 Terms

Ethics Committee Members

Chair: Andy Neville First Term (2020-2021)
Thomas Rush First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2018-2019)
Third Term (2020-2021)
Holly Stover First Term (2020-2021)
Jason Wacha First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2018-2019)
Third Term (2020-2021)
Thomas Rush First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2018-2019)
Third Term (2020-2021)
Athlete: Collin Klimitchek First Term (2020-2021)

JOAD Advisory Council representatives make recommendations regarding the Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) program and event administration to the USA Archery staff.  Representatives also serve as Regional Coordinators for the program. The JOAD Grassroots Director serves as the USA Archery Board of Directors representative to this advisory council as a non-voting, advisory representative. The JOAD Advisory Council is elected by Club Leaders in respective regions.

Term Length: 2 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 3 Terms

If an advisory council member serves any number of two-year terms as the athlete representative, their maximum term limit will not start over if they are consecutively elected to serve as a regional representative. The same will apply to a regional representative who moves to a new region. For example, an archer serving one, two-year term as an athlete representative, they may then serve only two, two-year terms as a regional representative.

JOAD Advisory Council Representatives

North Representative: Amy Francka North States: ND, MN, SD, NE, KS, MO, IA, WI, IL, IN, MI, OH
South Representative: Jeffrey Greer South States: TX, OK, AR, LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, TN, KY
East Representative: Heather Pfeil East States: VA, WV, PA, NY, ME, MD, DE, NJ, CT, RI, MA, NH, VT
West Representative: Robert Pian West States: OR, WA, CA, NV, ID, MT, WY, CO, UT, NM, AZ, AK, HI
Athlete Representative: Carson Sapp

The Nominating and Governance Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Directors and identifies and evaluates prospective candidates for the Board of Directors and selects individuals to serve on the Board as provided in the Bylaws. When requested by the Board, they recommend individuals to serve on various committees and task forces and consult with the Ethics Committee to inspect all nominations. They develop and recommend to the Board for its consideration an annual self-evaluation process of the Board and its committees and task forces.

Term Length: 2 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 3 Terms

Nominating and Governance Committee Members

Chair: Robert Pian First Term (2018-2019)
Second Term (2020-2021
Judge/Coach: Megan Tierney First Term (2020-2021)
JOAD/CAP:Linda Beck First Term (2020-2021)
Independent: Belinda Foxworth First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2018-2019)
Third Term (2020-2021)
Athlete: Braden Gellenthien First Term (2018-2019)
Second Term (2020-2021)

The Officials and Rules Advisory Council members make recommendations regarding the judge certification program and review judge complaints and case studies. They also ensure the accuracy of the list of qualified Judges for each USA Archery event and, upon the request of the Tournament Director, provide a list of those Judges qualified to be considered for the position of Director of Shooting. They reply to all written inquiries concerning rules interpretations and disputes and work closely with USA Archery staff.

Term Length: 2 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 3 Terms

Eligibility: Continental Judge or International Judge with current USA Archery membership, background screening and Center SafeSport Training who have judged in international events within the last two years. Athlete Representative: Athlete representative must be a current USA Archery member.

Voting: Voting would occur via region through Survey Monkey or another online service with Regions staggered to improve continuity of functions and performance of the council. Representatives would serve 2 year terms and could serve a maximum of 3 terms.

Voting Years:

  • North Representative and South Representatives would be selected by nomination and voting at the end of even years starting in 2020.
  • East, West and Athlete Representatives would be selected by nomination and voting at the end of odd years starting in 2021.

Officials and Rules Committee Members

West Representative: Kristy Wapniarski West States: OR, WA, CA, NV, ID, MT, WY, CO, UT, NM, AZ, AK, HI
South Representative: Curtis Balusek South States: TX, OK, AR, LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, TN, KY
North Representative: Jennifer Laux North States: ND, MN, SD, NE, KS, MO, IA, WI, IL, IN, MI, OH
East Representative: Andy Neville East States: VA, WV, PA, NY, ME, MD, DE, NJ, CT, RI, MA, NH, VT
Athlete Representative: Erin Mickelberry

The Athletes Advisory Council advises the Board of Directors and USA Archery staff on any issue relating to athletes or athlete rights. Council members represent the athlete membership and act as a voice on their behalf. They are responsible for broadening communication between USA Archery and active athletes. They review all team selection procedures and provide input on other athlete related matters. Current athlete members of USA Archery elect council members.

Term Length: 4 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2 Terms

Athletes Advisory Council Members

Chair: Mackenzie Brown First Term (2017-2020)
USOPC AAC Rep: Brady Ellison
First Term (2017-2020)
Eric Bennett
First Term (2017-2020)
Crystal Gauvin First Term (2017-2020)
Reo Wilde First Term (2017-2020)

The Para Athletes Advisory Council advises the Board of Directors and USA Archery staff on any issue relating to athletes or athlete rights. Council members represent the athlete membership and act as a voice on their behalf. They are responsible for broadening communication between USA Archery and active athletes. They review all team selection procedures and provide input on other athlete related matters. Current Para athlete members of USA Archery elect council members.

Term Length: 4 Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: 2 Terms

Para Athlete Council Members

Chair/Recurve Representative: Eric Bennett First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2019-2020) to implement staggered terms
Compound Representative: Lance Thornton First Term (2016-2017)
Second Term (2019-2022)
Compound Representative: Lia Coryell First Term (2017-2018)
Second Term (2019-2022)
Compound Representative: Ben Thompson First Term (2019-2022)
Recurve Representative: Michael Lukow First Term (2019-2020) to implement staggered terms
Military Representative:Eric Burkett First Term (2017-2018)
Second Term (2019-2022)

The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games legacy created an endowment to support each national governing body in the U.S. Olympic organization. The National Archery Association (NAA) Foundation is responsible for managing the distribution of those funds allocated to our organization over time. They also manage the distribution and use of large directed giving donations including the Ann Hoyt/Jim Easton JOAD grants.

Term Length: 3Years
Maximum Consecutive Terms: N/A

Foundation Chair Members

Chair: Greg Easton First Term: (2011-2013)
Second Term: (2014-2016)
Third Term: (2017-2019)
Fourth Term: (2020-2022)
Robert Pian First Term: (2011-2013)
Second Term: (2014-2016)
Third Term: (2017-2019)
Fourth Term: (2020-2022)
Tom Stevenson First Term: (2005-2007)
Second Term: (2008-2010)
Third Term: (2011-2013)
Fourth Term: (2014-2016)
Fifth Term: (2017-2019)
Sixth Term: (2020-2022)
Karen Griffin First Term: (2017-2019)
Second Term: (2020-2022)
Mark Miller First Term: (2004-2006)
Second Term: (2007-2009)
Third Term: (2010-2012)
Fourth Term: (2013-2015)
Fifth Term: (2016-2018)
Sixth Term: (2019-2021)
Rob Kaufhold First Term: (2019-2021)
Tony O’Brian First Term: (2009-2011)
Second Term: (2012-2014)
Third Term: (2015-2017)
Fourth Term: (2018-2020)

The Traditional Target Archery Council makes recommendations regarding Traditional Target Archery to USA Archery staff and oversees the Traditional Indoor and Traditional Target Nationals events in coordination with the USA Archery National Events Manager. The Council sets rules for traditional equipment, maintains records for the traditional divisions, distributes designated division awards and updates Traditional Archery web page as necessary.

Traditional Target Archery

The Traditional Target Archery Council is elected by USAA members who identify their discipline as Traditional Archery in their member profile.

Term Length:  3 years Maximum

Consecutive Terms:  2 terms

Current Committee Members

Chair: Norm Graham   Initial term: 2020-2022
Secretary: Joan Hinterbichler Initial term: 2020-2023
Glenn Meyers Initial term: 2020-2022
Jennifer Larsen Initial term: 2020-2021
    Second term: 2022-2024 to
    Implement staggering of terms.

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