November 14, 2023
Colorado Springs, Colorado. – USA Archery’s Board of Directors will have four new faces for the new year, two of which are the result of the At-Large Athletic Director and At-Large Director elections.
Experienced international archer and retired US Army Sergeant Jason Tabanski (pictured) has been elected Athletic Director At-Large. Rhonda Ryals, a university compliance officer who has been involved in the sport since the age of nine, was elected general manager.
“I am honored to be elected to the USA Shooting Board of Directors,” Tabanski said. “I will do my best to represent each athlete with the utmost professionalism and candor.”
At the same time, the Nominating and Governance Committee selected two new independent directors. Nobuhisa Ishizuka and Josh Halpern join the Board of Directors and bring a long history of board experience.
Ishizuka is a senior official and lecturer in law at Columbia Law Schoolhas more than 30 years of legal experience and has served the United States Rowing Association as president and president.
Halpern is the CEO of Shaquille O’Neal, which he founded Big chicken And also the CEO of the company Beer garden In Las Vegas. He has over 20 years of sales and revenue experience. In his free time, he enjoys coaching his children’s sports teams.
All four directors will begin their terms on January 1, 2024 and will serve three-year terms until the end of 2026.
The USA Shooting Board of Directors represents the interests of the shooting community and athletes by providing the organization with policy, direction and strategic direction. It also oversees the management and affairs of USA Archery but does not manage the organization. The board focuses on long-term goals and impacts, enabling the CEO to manage an employee-led organization with effective board oversight.
Learn more about USA Archery governance and committees here.
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