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Monday, October 8, 2007

Freestyle Committee Elections results

Election Meeting- Thank you all so much for coming to the meeting at the ASCI in Maryland the weekend of September 28-30th. It is up to us athletes to move our sport forward. Thanks for being part of the movement.

Election Results:

Chair & overseeing Rules Committee- Risa Shimoda
The Chair is responsible for herding the committee cats to meet our goals for the year and representing the committee to USA Canoe and Kayak and the International Freestyle Committee.
Rules Committee- Clay Wright *This committee is to make sure our rules for moves and the point values continue to lead freestyle and move the sport forward.

Vice Chair & overseeing Excel Scoring Committee- Matt Solomon *This committee is charged with developing a grassroots network of event workers (volunteer and paid staff) trained how to use the current scoring system. Matt will work with Kristine Jackson to help train individuals in the program. We need volunteers. At upcoming events we need recruit for those interested in being trained - this is open to all supporters, not just athletes.

Treasurer & overseeing Fundraising Committee- Brian Jennings
*This position will work with USACK and supporters of USA Freestyle Kayak Association to secure funds for team that augments the sponsorship secured by the event planners.

Newsletter/Ranking Editor- Jeremy Laucks & Devon Barker
*This position will update the blogs, website, and send out the newsletter to the list serve.
Events & Program Coordinator- Eleanor Perry & Emily Jackson
*This position will establish the annual schedule of events (some may be sanctioned, some listed for scheduling and travel-planning only) and will provide this information to Newsletter/Ranking Editors so they can inform you of all the upcoming freestyle events.

Athlete Representative- Brian Kirk, Andrew Holcombe, & Morgan Tidd (Jr. Rep.)
*These representatives are your link to the committee. Please talk with them and let them know how you want to help.

Media Contacts- Clay Wright & Andrew Holcombe
*They will field media questions regarding team activities.

Boater Cross & PA Organizer- Corey Volt
*This position will develop boater cross as a companion events at the freestyle competitions, explore how extreme creek racing can partner with freestyle and staff the PA to update all athletes about important information at the events.
Team Manager- to be elected by Freestyle Committee

Websites & Blog
Freestyle Committee Blog
USA Canoe Kayak website-Freestyle page

Email- please let everyone know they can join this list serve for email updates from the Freestyle Committee by emailing Devon Barker at We will be informing every one of upcoming events and important information regarding freestyle kayaking in USA.

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