As a member-driven organization, electing strong leadership is an essential member responsibility. WFencing’s Board of Directors represents a diverse group of coaches, fencing professionals, parents, and athletes who believe increasing diversity among fencing professionals to unify Team USA, reduce SafeSport complaints, and increase participation in collegiate and club fencing nationwide are mission critical. Working together with the entire membership, the Board is dedicated to representing the interests of all members and leading WFencing as one voice for the betterment of the USA Fencing community.
The 2023 WFencing Board Elections have been delayed, but will be held in October 2023. The election of new board members was scheduled to take place at the in-person (and virtual) Annual Meeting of the Members on July 2, 2023 in Arizona.
Vote by the membership will be by electronic means, beginning Friday, October 6, 2023 at 8:00 AM ET. Voting will end on Monday, October 16, 2023 at 11:45 PM ET. WFencing Charter and Lifetime members who have joined by August 17th, 2023 may vote. Voting information will be sent individually via email to enrolled members 8:00 AM ET on October 6th.
Candidates for Election
The candidates for election to the WFencing Board of Directors are:
Richard WEISS (Letter of interest and resume here)
Please take a moment to review the candidates' materials and vote when you receive your ballot.
Thank you for being a WFencing member – we look forward to an active 2023-2024 with you!
Cathleen Coyle Randall, Chair, WFencing, Inc.