2019 Pacific Association Committee Election Results
Thanks to all these members who have stepped up to represent and serve our Association!
New Committee Chairs assume their roles 1 July for two year terms
Athletes Committee Chair: Kendall Spencer
Women’s Track and Field Chair: Carl Rose
Men’s Track and Field Chair: Fred Baer
Master’s Track and Field Chair: Joseph Ols
Long Distance Division:
Women’s Chair: Angie Longworth
Men’s Chair; Andy Crawford
Masters: Allan Stanbridge
Cross Country Chair: Don Porteous
Race Walk Chair: Jon Price
Chair: Phil Leake
Vice Chair: John Shirey
Secretary: John Lilygren
At Large Board Members: John Murray and Joe VanZant
BoA Representatives: Bob Thompson, Jim Hume, Jim Manha, Charles Murphy
Chair: Carl Bryant
Vice Chair: *ELECTION: Joanne Camargo, Ken Hunter, Juliet Kelley
Secretary: Sylvia Jones
Treasurer: Duane Wolterstorff
Track and Field: Debra Sample
Cross Country: Cris Houston
Race Walk: Beth Price
Multi Events: Lee Webb
High School Rep: Jerry Craft
Officials Rep: Don Harding
Communications: Michael Davidson
Records: *ELECTION: Evangela Dixon, Greg Neuman
Chair: Dave Shrock
Youth-High School Rep: *ELECTION: Cris Houston, Debra Sample
Open-Collegiate Rep: John Rembao
Coaching Education: Dave Shrock
*= Elections will be held for a 30 day period in the Youth and Coaches Committees from 26 May until 26 June with results published 28 June.
► MTF PA’s Irene Obera is USATF Athlete of the Week for her Records & Medal Count at WMA; check out this slide show for more inspiration.
“Irene Obera (Fremont, California) won five gold medals and set three world masters records at the WMA indoor championships in Torun, Poland, to earn USATF Athlete of the Week…” Read more…
For additional inspiration view Rob D’Avellar’s slide show of USATF Masters stars at the 2019 World Masters Games in Torun, Poland held from March 24 – March 31, 2019.
Dear Open T&F Athlete,
Click here for just posted Track and Field Grand Prix information and application for a shot at earning part of the $13,500 prize monies.
Click here for open T&F schedule where many meet will welcome open athletes…be sure to contact meet organizer before registering to be sure open athletes are able to compete.
Sunday, 9 June: Combined Open and Masters T&F Championships at College of San Mateo. Info to be posted soon on Open T&F page
► TF Stanford Invite: PA’s Kim Conley’s 10,000m Race Recap courtesy of Mark Winitz
Congratulations to the following members who have stepped up to lead our association for the next two years!
President: Charlotte Sneed
First Vice President: Irene Herman
Second Vice President: Brooks Esser
Secretary: Stephanie Trafton
Treasurer: J.R. Heberle
► RR Napa Valley Marathon Women’s Race Won by PA’s Liza Reichert post race report (updated w/photo) courtesy of Mark Winitz
Pacific Association Officer Elections
The USATF Pacific Board of Directors nominations are open until Sunday, 24 March at 11:59pm. The offices open for nomination are:
First Vice President
Second Vice President
Nominees must be at least 18 years of age by June 1, a current member of the Association, and have attended at least four Board of Athletics meetings in the past three years before their nomination. If elected the members must also clear the SafeSport and NCSI background checks.
Nominees must have a nominator and a seconder who are current members of the BoA.
Nominations and seconds are currently being accepted by email at the association office: [email protected] (and please cc Secretary Stephanie Brown Trafton: [email protected]). Email nominations will close at 11:59pm on Sunday, 24 March.
Nominations will also be accepted from the floor during the March 19 Board of Athletics meeting.
Terms are for two years and begin June 1.
Committee Chair elections will take place after the Association officer elections are concluded in the spring.
For additional information on officer job descriptions and election process, refer to Articles 5 and 8 of the Association Bylaws.