Board

Purpose

The purpose of the board is to manage, set policies and provide guidance for Orienteering USA and its member clubs.

Meetings and Documents
Committees


Board Members

Clare Durand
President

Term Expires: 2020

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Ellen Stefaniak
Secretary

Term Expires: 2021

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Ian Smith
VP - Finance

Term Expires: 2021

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Jon Torrance
VP - Competition

Term Expires: 2022

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Joseph Huberman
VP - Club Services

Term Expires: 2022

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Victoria (Tori) Campbell
VP - Youth Initiatives

Term Expires: 2022

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Clai Gardner
Director

Term Expires: 2022

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Susan Grandjean
Director

Term Expires: 2021

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William Jameson
Director

Term Expires: 2020

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Nathan Ohrwaschel
Director

Term Expires: 2020

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Matthew Robbins
Director

Term Expires: 2021

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Lee Todd
Director

Term Expires: 2020

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Board Meetings and Documents

  • December 19, 8-10pm EST Teleconference via Google Hangouts Meet

Proposed upcoming meetings:

  • January – Georgia Navigator Cup – Strategic Planning roundtable for members
  • April – Orienteering USA Nationals at Flying Pig – Board Meeting
  • July – North American Orienteering Championships – Board Meeting
  • 2020 AGM – preferably at an early fall event (waiting for fall calendar to develop)

Orienteering USA Bylaws

Upcoming and Past Meeting Agendas
Board Minutes
BoardNet (OUSA Board Discussion Group) Subscribe to BoardNet


Endowment Fund Officers

President and Director – Charles Ferguson
Secretary and Director – Thomas Overbaugh
Treasurer and Director – Shelley Pennington
Director – Tim Parson
Director – Mike Minium


Committees and Task Forces

Administrative

Bylaws Committee – Rob Wilkison
Convention – Ian Smith
Executive Committee – Clare Durand
Grievance Committee – J-J Cote
International Affairs – Clare Durand
Nominating Committee – William Jameson
U.S. Olympic Committee Liaison – Ian Smith
Volunteer Recognition and Awards – vacant
Communications Task Force – Boris Granovskiy

Club Support and Development

Club Services/Development – Joseph Huberman
New Club Support – Mike Minium
Map Loans and Grants – Peter Goodwin
Mapping Coordinator – Peter Goodwin
Trail Orienteering – Russ Myer

Youth Programs

Scouts BSA Liaison – Brian Coleman
Girl Scout Liaison – Clare Durand
Junior ROTC (JROTC) Committee – LCDR Ron Hojnowski
World Orienteering Day – Mary Jo Childs
Education – vacant

Competition

Anti-Doping – Alex Jospe
Athlete Awards – Boris Granovskiy
Coaching/Certification – Erin Schirm and Bob Turbyfill
Course Consulting – Glen Tryson
Deaf Athletes Liaison – Missy Kaler
Rules – Clare Durand
Sanctioning Committee – Tom Nolan
Trail O Sanctioning – Clare Durand
Sports Working Group – Alex Jospe

Disciplines (Sanctioning and Development):

Rogaining – Bud Laird
Ski Orienteering – Larry Berman
Trail Orienteering – Clare Durand
Mountain Bike Orienteering – Greg Lennon

Finance

Committee Chair – Ian Smith
Insurance – Nate Orwaschel

Marketing, Publicity, Income Growth

Annual Fund Drive – Clare Durand
Grants – vacant
Marketing and Media Relations – vacant
Membership Growth – William Jameson
Sponsorship – vacant

Electronic Punching

SI (SportIdent) Control Box and Stick Rental – Ed Despard

US Teams

Senior Orienteering Team – Erin Schirm
Junior Orienteering Team – Guy Olsen
World University Orienteering Team – Linda Kohn
Ski Orienteering Team – Ed Despard
Trail Orienteering Team – Clare Durand
Mountain Bike Orienteering – Greg Lennon

Executive Steering Committee (Senior Team ESC)

Erin Schirm – Chair
Giacomo Barbone
Peggy Dickison
Samantha Saeger
Eric Bone
Sandy Fillebrown
Pete Bundschuh (Financial Advisor – appointed)

Former National Team ESC Chairs and Members

Junior Team Executive Steering Committee (JTESC)

Guy Olsen — Committee Chair
Erin Schirm — Junior National Coach
Greg Ahlswede — Junior Development Coach
Brenda Blacklock — Secretary
Andrea Schneider — Junior Team Administrator, Finances
Aileen Runde — Team Communication
Angelica Riley — Travel and Team Activity
Kristin Hall — Safety Liaison
Jon Torrance — Orienteering USA VP of Competition (Non-Voting)

Organization-wide

Background Checks – William Jameson
Safety – Nathan Ohrwaschel
SafeSport Training – Andrea Schneider
Environmental and Land Access – vacant
Military Development – Col. Mark Read
Publications – Mike Minium
Senior Programs – Barb Sleight
Webmaster – Janet Tryson