Orienteering USA Seeks Board Candidates for 2011-14

Orienteering USA is seeking highly motivated candidates to serve as Directors of Orienteering USA for a three-year term 2011-2014. With our new Executive Director and strategic plan in place, this is an exciting time to participate in leading our organization. Candidates will be elected at the Annual General Meeting in August.

The form linked below provides more information regarding the nomination process, and should be used to refer potential candidates to the Nominating Committee. It may also be used for self-nomination.

2017 - Introducing the Newest Board Members

If you have any ideas or concerns for the Board to address, contact one of the new Board members, or any of the current Board members. Their contact information is given on the Board of Directors page.

2017 Board of Directors Elections - Five Candidates for Five Seats

UPDATED 12 September 2017

 The 2017 OUSA Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Humphrey Nature Center in Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY. The AGM is being held in conjunction with the Falls Classic National Event hosted by Rochester Orienteering Club.  The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m., and club delegate check-in will start at 3:00 p.m., also in the nature center.

2016 Annual General Meeting Voting Procedure

Information on Voting for Directors at the 2016 AGM

Credentials Committee

The Credentials Committee is made up of three people, Donna Fluegel (chair), Janet Tryson and Glen Tryson.

Note:  Because Donna Fluegel is up for election, she will not be part of the vote counting.

Nine Candidates Running to Fill Five Board Seats

Orienteering USA will elect five Directors at this year's Annual General Meeting to be held September 17, 2016, in Danbury, Connecticut.

Four Directors will be elected to serve three-year terms, and one to fill a vacant two-year term.

Active Orienteerig USA members are encouraged to attend the AGM and vote for directors, or advise their club's representative to the AGM of their preferences.

Board Member Terms Expire

The three-year terms of the following members of the Orienteering USA Board of Directors expire this year. They are all running for reelection. Nominations will be taken from the floor at the Annual General Meeting in Truckee/Lake Tahoe, California on July 27, and elections will follow.

  • Pete Dady
  • Donna Fluegel
  • Pat Meehan
  • Lou Pataki


2012 Candidates for Election to the Board of Directors

Orienteering USA Board Candidate Biographies

Bob Forgrave, Cascade Orienteering Club, orienteering since 1983

Orienteering USA Launches New Look for Sport

Orienteering USA logoAs one of the first steps in the strategic plan, Orienteering USA has launched a new brand identity for the sport of orienteering. Focusing around the concept of “discovery” this campaign is called “Discover Orienteering. Discover Yourself.”

United States Orienteering Federation Hires Glen Schorr as Executive Director

The United States Orienteering Federation (USOF) has hired Glen Schorr as Executive Director. A Glen Schorrformer Managing Director at US Lacrosse, he combines an extensive background in nonprofit organizational development with an enthusiasm for helping orienteering within the U.S. grow as both a competitive sport and recreational activity.