Reminder: Elections to be held for USA Wrestling Standing Committees Positions; nominations due by July 19
by USA Wrestling
Elections will be held at the next USA Wrestling Board of Directors meeting to fill positions on several Standing Committees of USA Wrestling. Positions are available on the following committees: Finance and Audit. A two-year commitment is required as terms for these positions begin at the conclusion of the Board meeting and proceed for two years, until the conclusion of the 2023 Board of Directors meeting. Most committee work is done by email and telephone conference call. All committees are active and hard working.
Any current member of USA Wrestling who has completed SafeSport training and passed the mandatory background screening as required for Wrestling Leader membership is eligible to serve on the standing committees for which elections will be held, subject to certain restrictions for seats that must be held by members of the Boardof Directors. Any current member may also nominate another current USA Wrestling member for the unrestricted positions. Prospective candidates may nominate themselves or be nominated by someone else. A nomination form is printed on this page. Candidates will be contacted by the Governance Committee to determine if they wish to serve (if nominated by someone else) or to confirm receipt of the nomination if they nominate themselves.
To become a candidate for any of these unrestricted positions:
1. Completely fill out the nomination form below. You must be a current 2020-2021 USA Wrestling member and must provide your USA Wrestling ID number in the space provided. You must also have completed SafeSport training and passed the mandatory background screening as required for Wrestling Leader membership. If you are not a member, please go to the USA Wrestling Membership System at www.usawmembership.com to complete this process. SafeSport training and background check information is accessed through USA Wrestling’s Membership System.
2. Send the nomination form (and any material reinforcing your candidate's qualifications) to the address or email address below for receipt no later than July 19, 2021. Once current membership, completed SafeSport training and approved background check are verified, the candidate will be contacted in confirmation of receipt of the nomination and to verify willingness to serve.
3. All verified nominations will be presented to the USA Wrestling Board of Directors at their next meeting. The election will be held at that time with the vote conducted by the USA Wrestling Board of Directors.
4. Any individual holding a current membership for the membership year September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021 may nominate themselves or others with a current membership.