Elections Brings 8 New Members to Sport Committees
Colorado Springs, Colo. -- The 2019 USA Cycling Sport Committee elections concluded on Saturday, September 7, 2019 with nine incumbents re-elected and eight new members joining the seven Sport Committees. Among the 18 elections, the At-Large positions of Road, Cyclocross, and Track Committees were all contested by multiple candidates.
In the Road At-Large election, Joan Hanscom would come out on top of the field of 12, garnering 30% of all votes cast. Tim Molyneaux would place second in the election with 18% of the vote. In third was Kristen Fleschner with 14% of the vote.
Adam Myerson would defend his At-Large position on the Cyclocross Sport Committee, acquiring 58% of the votes cast in the election. Melissa Paquette and Stacey Richardson would come in second and third, respectively, with 17% and 12%.
The Track At-Large position candidates were Robert “Bob” Francis, Jeffrey Holt, and James Mellen. Francis would come out the victor with 51%. Holt would take 29%, and Mellen would claim 20% of the vote.
The new members will be invited shortly to attend USA Cycling’s annual Sport Committee meeting, October 8 & 9.
At-Large – Sam Mancini (Replaces Jame Carney, who did not run for re-election)
At-Large – Adam Myerson (Incumbent)
Commissaire – Tom Nee (Incumbent)
Mountain Bike Committee
Endurance Race Director – Jet Lowe (Fills vacant position)
Gravity Race Director – Neko Mullaly (Incumbent)
Pro Calendar Race Director – Jeff Frost (Replaces Don Edburg, who did not run for re-election)
Team Director – Jon Rourke (Incumbent)
Pro Road Committee
At-Large – James Stanfill (Incumbent)
Commissaire – Dorothy Abbott (Incumbent)
PRT Race Director – Bruce Dunn (Incumbent)
Women’s Team Director – Rachel Hedderman (Incumbent)
At-Large – Joan Hanscom (replaces James Kramer)
Coach – Sean Wilson (Incumbent)
Commissaire – Ramon Gonzalez (replaces Bonnie Walker, who did not run for re-election)
Female Athlete – Kathryn Aman (Fills vacant position)
At-Large – Bob Francis (replaces Sue Meinerz, who did not run for re-election)
Commissaire – Carl Wilkins (Replaces Andy McCord)