Election Open for Technical Official on USAB Board of Directors

The mission of USA Badminton (USAB) is to foster the growth of badminton in the United States and competitive excellence by U.S. athletes in international and Olympic competition. USAB is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is a member federation of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and Badminton World Federation.

USAB is seeking candidates to be considered for election to the Technical Official Director vacancy on the USAB Board of Directors. The term runs from the election through December 31, 2023, with the opportunity to be elected to a second four-year term. Please note the following relative to service on the Board:

The Board of Directors shall meet at regularly scheduled meetings at least two (2) times per year, one of which may be held remotely. Board members pay their own way (travel, lodging and meals) to attend the in-person meeting(s).

To be nominated for the Technical Official Director vacancy, the nominee must be a national level technical official.

Nominees will be considered by the Nominating and Governance Committee. The Nominating and Governance Committee shall select at least two (2) individuals, assuming at least two are nominated and meet the minimum requirements, from those nominated who shall then stand for election. All current USAB technical official members shall then vote for the Board director. Each USAB technical official member shall have one (1) vote. The individual with the highest vote total is elected.

Technical official members are defined by the USAB Bylaws as individuals who register as an active court official (referees, umpires or line judges) and are compliant under USAB’s SafeSport policy, with current SafeSport training and a background check.

Eligible Technical Officials are encouraged to submit a request to be placed on the ballot(s) for the  Technical Official Director election starting immediately. Interested and qualified individuals should submit the following materials to Jenny Chan, Chair of the USAB Nominating and Governance Committee, at ContactUs@usabadminton.org before the deadline to be considered as a candidate:

  • Nomination statement (not more than 200 words) summarizing qualifications, motivation and willingness to serve
  • Current resume/CV or bio with professional and governance qualification

The deadline to submit a request to be placed on the ballot for the Technical Official Director election is Friday, March 4, 2022 at 11:59 am (One Minute Before Noon) US Mountain Time.