Call For Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR
WOMEN’S REGIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIR POSITIONS

All nominees must be USA Gymnastics Women’s Program Professional Members in good standing
for a minimum of two consecutive years immediately prior to the nomination, be at least 21 years
old, and meet the prerequisites in Article V of the Operating Code Sections I, J & K found posted on
the USA Gymnastics website, Women’s Program home page under the Rules link. The positions are
four (4) year terms 2013-2017. Term of office will begin July 1st, 2013.

Nominations are to be sent the Regional Administrative Committee Chair no later than the
submission deadline of February 28th:
Region 1:
Jennifer Krause – jenshipman@yahoo.com
Region 2:
Meg Doxtator – mdoxtator@themac.com
Region 3:
Diane Callison – dpcallison@earthlink.net
Region 4:
Jim Schlott – j.schlott@mchsi.com
Region 5:
Bobbi Montanari – r5bobbi@aol.com
Region 6:
Kathy Ostberg – kathyro5@aol.com or by mail to: 365 Spring Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Region 7:
Lynn Perrott – lperrott@comcast.net
Region 8:
Debby Kornegay – debgk@me.com

Voting
Regional Junior Olympic Committee Chairmen (RJOCC), Regional Xcel Committee Chairman
(RXCC) and Regional Technical Committee Chairmen (RTCC) shall be elected by a vote of the
Women’s Program Professional membership within each Region. Voting will be conducted online at
www.usagym.org April 1 – 15, 2013.

Please see nomination forms below.

REGIONAL JUNIOR OLYMPIC COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RJOCC)

Criteria for Nominations:
1. Must have coached a gymnast who has qualified to Level 9 or 10 Regionals within the prior or
current Olympic cycle and
2. Is presently coaching at the Junior Olympic level.
3. If a candidate does not meet the above criteria, the Regional Administrative Committee may
nominate a candidate with demonstrated ability and suitability for the position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Attend the meetings of the Junior Olympic Committee (JOC).

2. Serve as:
a. Chairman of the Regional Junior Olympic Committee (RJOC)
b. A member of all Regional Committees

3. Provide a minimum of one (1) Regional training camp per year for gymnasts and coaches.
4. Assist with the regional clinic or congress and competitions when called upon by the RACC.

5. Submit a financial report to the RACC for reimbursement of travel, phone and postage expenses.
6. Be prepared to represent the views of the region at annual meetings by the use of surveys and
observations.
7. Support the regional teams at Junior Olympic Nationals and investigate and pursue financial
support or donations for regional apparel.
8. Act in conjunction with the Regional Technical Committee Chairman (RTCC) on petitions and
element evaluations.
9. Recommend topics, content, and presenters for Regional Congress.

10. Establish a Regional Junior Olympic Committee (RJOC). (if needed)
11. Submit a written report to the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) of their
activities in the region i.e., clinics, training camps, etc.

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REGIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RTCC)

Criteria for Nominations:
The Regional Technical Committee Chairman (RTCC) must hold a current Brevet rating.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Attend the meetings of the National Technical Committee (NTC).
2. Serve as Chairman of the Regional Technical Committee (RTC) and as a member of all Regional
Committees.
3. Serve as the USA Gymnastics Women Program technical consultant for the States and Region
and answer any correspondence in that regard, with copies sent to the appropriate regional/
national personnel.
4. Act as a technical advisor to the Regional Junior Olympic Committee (RJOC).
5. Assist with Regional Congress/Clinic/Workshops.
6. Actively participate in the training of judges, gymnasts and coaches in the technical aspects of
the rules and regulations.
7. Assist other regional personnel with the format for Regional Competitions.
8. Recommend topics, content and presenters for Regional Congress.
9. Notify the Junior Olympic Program Director of qualifiers to the National Junior Olympic
Championships.
10. Consult with the International Elite Committee in regards to the evaluation of new elements
performed by Elite athletes.
11. Keep a record of active status for all Brevet judges.
12. Select a regional Junior Olympic Technical Assistant, if deemed necessary.
13. Select a committee of two to three (2-3) of the most highly rated judges to serve as the Regional
Technical Committee. (if needed)
14. Make interim decisions on element evaluations for the Jr. Olympic Program, in conjunction with
the Regional Junior Olympic Committee Chairman.
15. Serve as Meet Referee for Regional Championship competitions. (If necessary, may appoint any
other properly rated official).
16. Dispense information of a technical nature to the membership through the office of the Regional
Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC).
17. Coordinate decisions on petitions for Regional competitions in consultation with the RJOCC and
the State Administrative Committee Chairman (SACC) and notify petitioner and meet director of
approval or denial.
18. Approve the assignment of an affiliated judge on a one-judge panel or the assignment to a
competition of a judge who does not have the proper rating.
19. Submit recommendation for judges for Junior Olympic National competitions to the National
Technical Committee Chairman (NTCC) and the JO Program Director.
20. Verify the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for all judging recommendations within the
region.
21. Submit a financial report to the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) for
reimbursement of travel, phone, and postage expenses.
22. Administer a National Judges’ Exam, if necessary, for retest.
23. Conduct a Test Administrators Workshop, if necessary, within the region.

I nominate
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REGIONAL XCEL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RXCC)

Criteria for Nominations:
The Regional Xcel Committee Chairman (RXCC) must be currently working as a coach, judge, or
administrator in the Xcel program.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Attend the meetings of the Xcel Committee (XC).
2. Serve as:

a. Chairman of the Regional Xcel Committee (RXC) (if needed)
b. A member of all Regional Committees

3. Assist with the regional clinic or congress and competitions when called upon by the RACC.
4. Submit a financial report to the RACC for reimbursement of travel, phone and postage expenses.

5. Be prepared to represent the views of the region at annual meetings by the use of surveys and
observations.
6. Recommend topics, content and presenters for Regional Congress.

7. Establish a Regional Xcel Committee (RXC) (if needed).
8. Submit a written report to the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) of their
activities in the region i.e., clinics, training camps, etc.

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