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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – USA Archery (USAA) recently held elections to fill a seat for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Athlete Advisory Council (AAC) Sports Representative Alternate position.
Members of the USOPC Athlete Advisory Council are responsible for broadening communication between the USOPC and active athletes, and serves as a source of input and advice to the organization’s board of directors.
Newly elected USOPC AAC Sports Representative Alternate, Heather Koehl, remarked, “I am very honored to help represent all of our athletes. This sport means the world to me and I will do what I can to help.”
USAA is proud to congratulate Heather Koehl on their appointment to the USOPC AAC as the Sports Representative Alternate. By virtue of this appointment, Heather will also be appointed to the USAA Athlete Advisory Council and will serve as a non-voting member of the USAA Board of Directors. Should the USAA representative to the USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council be absent from a USAA Board of Directors meeting, the alternate USAA representative to the USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council, when present, shall be permitted to vote.
Members of the USOPC AAC and USAA AAC advise the USA Archery Board of Directors and staff on any issues 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. Additionally, they review all team and staff selection procedures and provide input on other athlete related matters.
A complete summary of USAA Athlete Representatives are provided below:
USOPC AAC Athlete Representatives:
USAA AAC 2023 Athlete Representatives:
Contact: [email protected]
USAA Para AAC 2023 Athlete Representatives:
Additional information on athletes services provided by the USOPC and USA Archery can be found here.< Back to All News