Each year the Nominating Committee is charged with selecting qualified individuals to replace members of the Board of Directors whose terms are expiring. In addition, the Nominating Committee recommends candidates for appointment to committee chair positions to the president.

The Nominating Committee seeks the names of interested candidates from several sources. One of these sources is our membership. From October 15 – December 31, members of U.S. Figure Skating are invited to make their recommendations to the Nominating Committee.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the Nominating Committee and its procedures, please direct them to its chair, Katherine Specht (

Click here for the 2019-20 Slate of Officers and Board Members and Recommended Committee Chairs.

Click here for a link to the bios and statements of purpose for the the 2019-20 Slate of Officers.

Click here for the bios and statements of purpose for the 2019-20 committee chairs

2018-19 Nominating Committee

Lynn Bell (Southwestern) – email
Anastasia Cannuscio (Eastern)* – email
Jonathan Cassar (Pacific Coast)* – email
Kimberly Heim (Eastern Great Lakes) – email
Melissa Kent (Northwest Pacific) – email
Richard Kern (Upper Great Lakes) – email
Matthew O’Toole (North Atlantic)
Charles Robel (South Atlantic) – email
Lexi Rohner (Southwest Pacific) – email
Elliot Schwartz (New England) – email
Katherine Specht (Central Pacific) – email
Nick Traxler (Midwestern)* - email

*Indicates athlete member