U.S. Figure Skating delegates elected Samuel Auxier to serve as U.S. Figure Skating’s 33rd president at the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Governing Council annual meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Auxier previously served as the organization's President from 2014-2018.
He has been a member of U.S. Figure Skating’s Board of Directors the past twelve years, serving previously as Midwestern and First Vice President and, prior to that, as Secretary. He has served as an official for more than 30 years and is an ISU singles/pairs judge and referee and sectional singles technical controller. After serving as President, Sam took on the International Committee Chair position for two years. He has represented U.S. Figure Skating at three ISU Congresses.
Prior to serving as President, Sam judged the men’s event and the men’s segment of the team event at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. He has also judged at two World Championships and has also served as chief referee for several qualifying competitions including the 2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, the 2014 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships and the 2013 U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships.
Prior to joining the board, Auxier served as the chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for three years, leading development of a strategy and the corresponding implementation plan. He has also chaired the Audit Committee and has served on many other committees.
Auxier is a life-long member of the Chicago FSC. He skated competitively and passed the gold figure and free skate tests. He lives in Costa Mesa, California, with his wife, Lynn and has four independent adult children. He is a retired principal of Deloitte & Touche LLP, having served in the Financial Services practice where he worked with numerous global financial services organizations on their most significant strategic, operations and technology challenges.