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

Board Members

Clare Durand

Term Expires: 2020

Ellen Stefaniak

Term Expires: 2021

Ian Smith
VP - Finance

Term Expires: 2021

Jon Torrance
VP - Competition

Term Expires: 2022

Joseph Huberman
VP - Club Services

Term Expires: 2022

Victoria (Tori) Campbell
VP - Youth Initiatives

Term Expires: 2022

Clai Gardner

Term Expires: 2022

Susan Grandjean

Term Expires: 2021

William Jameson

Term Expires: 2020

Nathan Ohrwaschel

Term Expires: 2020

Matthew Robbins

Term Expires: 2021

Lee Todd

Term Expires: 2020


Board Meetings and Documents

2020 Proposed meeting schedule:
  • June 1 – Board Meeting – 8-10pm EST Teleconference via Google Hangouts Meet
  • July 25 – North American Orienteering Championships – Board Meeting (agenda)
  • 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


OUSA Administrator – Amy Winston
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 – Clare Durand
Volunteer Recognition and Awards – Susan Dewitt
Communications Task Force – Boris Granovskiy

Club Support and Development

Club Services/Development – Joseph Huberman
New Club Support – Mike Minium
Map Loans and Grants – Joseph Huberman
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


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

Disciplines (Sanctioning and Development):

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


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 – Peggy Dickison
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)

Peggy Dickison – Committee Chair (acting)
Lauri Sild – National Team Coach
Giacomo Barbone
Samantha Saeger
Eric Bone
Linda Kohn (Administrator)

Former National Team ESC Chairs and Members

Junior Team Executive Steering Committee (JTESC)

Guy Olsen — Committee Chair
Oskar Andrén — Junior National Coach
Erin Schirm – Coaching Advisor
Greg Ahlswede
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)


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 – Clinton Morse