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October 01, 2015

JOAD Committee Seeking North, West, and Athlete Representatives

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Committee is seeking three members for the 2016-2017 term: a North Region Representative, a West Region Representative and an Athlete Representative.

The JOAD Committee is made up of five members who serve two-year terms; terms are staggered to provide program continuity. There are four Regional Representatives (from the North, West, South, and East geographic regions of the United States) and one Athlete Representative. Visit this page for more information. 

Committee members agree to devote sufficient time (averaging 2 hours per week) and attention to provide program support with regards to, but not limited to the following:

  • Act as a resource to, and communicate with, State Associations and State JOAD Coordinators
  • Advise USA Archery staff on Outreach related issues
  • Coordinate and promote Outreach activities within their region
  • Review Ann Hoyt/Jim Easton JOAD Grant applications and provide recommendations to USA Archery staff for Grant allocations
  • Select the USA Archery JOAD Award recipient on an as warranted basis
  • Attend JOAD Committee meetings

The North Region Representative will represent the following states: North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

The West Region Representative will represent the following states: Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii.

The Athlete Representative will represent JOAD Athletes nationwide.

JOAD Regional Coordinators must be at least 18 years old, the Athlete Representative must be 16 years old, and each may serve up to three consecutive two-year terms. Committee service is on a volunteer basis. Active participation in a JOAD Club is helpful, but not required. 

If you would like to nominate yourself, or know someone who would make a great Committee member, the nomination form can be downloaded here

The deadline for submission of the nominee materials is October 25th, 2015. Please note that all materials should be submitted electronically to clubs@usarchery.org


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