American Whitewater governed by a 12 member Board of Directors. Directors are elected by the general membership and serve three year terms.
American Whitewater’s Directors are the trustees of organization and act as fiduciaries for the members we serve. The Directors are responsible for all policy outcomes of the organization including:
American Whitewater’s Bylaws and Constitution empowers the organization’s Board of Directors to provide this governance and leadership:
The Board of Directors elects American Whitewater’s Officers including President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and two “at large” executive committee members. Officers are current Directors.
|Position||Name||Current Term||First Year Elected|
|President||Norwood Scott||2011 – 2013||2001|
|Vice President||Chris Bell||2011 – 2013||2005|
|Treasurer||Courtney Wilton||2013 – 2015||2011|
|Secretary||Susan Hollingsworth||2013 – 2015||2013|
|At – Large||Kent Ford||2012 - 2014||2011|
|At – Large||Leland Davis||2012 – 2014||2009|
|Director||Brian Jacobson||2013 – 2015||2013|
|Director||Don Kinser||2012 – 2014||2003|
|Director||Rich Bowers||2012 – 2014||2003|
|Director||Ed Clark||2013 – 2015||2013|
|Director||David Cernicek||2011 – 2013||2002|
|Director||Christopher Hest||2011 - 2013||2011|
Serving as an American Whitewater Director is an exceptional opportunity to help foster the continued growth and development of a highly respected nonprofit organization. While serving as a Board Director requires both commitment and energy, it is a rewarding and fulfilling opportunity and a great way to give something back to the paddling and environmental community.
If you have an interest in serving on American Whitewater’s Board of Directors you can download the current nomination packet at the following link http://www.americanwhitewater.org/resources/repository/AW%20Board%20Information%20Package.pdf. This will describe the roles and responsibilities of an American Whitewater Director as well as the nomination and election process.