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Governance

 

Board Elections

The voting period for the 2015 USA Ultimate Board of Directors has closed. Thank you for voting! The next voting period for 2016 elections will take place late in 2015.

Links to candidate statements and audio interviews will be posted following the nomination process.  If you have any additional questions, please e-mail the Chair of the Nominating Committee at nom_comm@usaultimate.org.

See the list of your current Board of Directors. 

USA Ultimate Governance

USA Ultimate (USAU) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Ultimate in the United States.  

It is the U.S. representative to the World Flying Disc Federation, which serves as the international body for the sport of Ultimate.  Similar to other NGBs in the U.S., USA Ultimate is governed by a Board of Directors that is a blend of elected and appointed directors.  The board is informed and makes decisions via a series of Committees made up of Board members and key volunteers from the community, each with a staff liaison to help it function and provide continuity. 

Under the new bylaws, the standing committees are:

  • Audit & Ethics
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Governance & Board Development
  • Spirit, Observers & Rules (SOAR)
  • Judicial


The Board meets twice annually (once in the winter/early in the year and once during the summer). The Board also holds two conference calls per year with all Directors (once in the spring and once in the fall).

Proposals for the Board are initially reviewed by the appropriate committee(s) who then develop a recommendation for the Board prior to the Board's review. Actions can vary from acceptance or acceptance with changes to rejection or refusal to consider.

Bylaws

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

Audited Financial Statements

 

Tax Returns

 

 

See Also:

Our Mission

New Strategic Plan (2013-2018)

International