USA Rugby accepting Board Member nominations

USA Rugby today announced it is accepting nominations for two positions on its Board of Directors, to be seated in September 2018.

LAFAYETTE, CO. - USA Rugby today announced it is accepting nominations for two positions on its Board of Directors, to be seated in September 2018.

The Board of Directors - consisting of five independent directors, two international athlete representatives, and a representative of USA Rugby's Congress under the chairman - is responsible for developing and implementing the annual operational plans of USA Rugby, as well as fostering the network of volunteers and expert advisory groups to assist in implementing the strategic and operational plans of the organization. The Board of Directors serve a 4-year term.

Qualified applicants should have executive-level experience with national for-profit or non-profit entities and familiarity with professional sports leagues or amateur sports associations. Applications will be reviewed by the USA Rugby Nomination Review Committee.

Nominations will be accepted from interested candidates and third parties through midnight (MST,) April 1, 2018. To submit a nomination and resume, or for any related queries, contact USA Rugby Director of Human Resources Melissa Keyserling (mkeyserling@usarugby.org).

Founded in 1975, USA Rugby is the national governing body of the sport of rugby in the United States. It is charged with developing and maintaining high levels of quality for USA youth, collegiate, professional and Olympic rugby teams. USA Rugby is a member of World Rugby and a member of the United States Olympic Committee.

Current USA Rugby Board Members:

Will Chang, Chairman of the Board,
Chairman of Westlake International Group

Robert C. King, Vice Chairman
Chairman, Gehl Foods

Chad W. Keck, Director
Vice Chairman, Needham & Company

Robert Kimmitt, Director
Ambassador, Senior International Counsel, WilmerHale

Barbara O'Brien, Director
Denver School Board, At-Large; fmr. Lt. Governor of Colorado

Dean Barrett, Director
Former SVP and Global Marketing Officer, McDonald's Corporation

Jeremiah Johnson, Congress Representative to the Board of Directors
Business Analyst, Principal Financial Group

Todd Clever, USA Rugby Men's Eagle

Phaidra Knight, USA Rugby Women's Eagle
World Rugby Hall of Fame 2017