USA Rugby Board of Directors Positions Open

February 7, 2017

USA Rugby Board of Directors Positions Open


USA Rugby Release: February 7, 2017

LAFAYETTE, Colo. – USA Rugby today announced it is accepting nominations for two positions on its Board of Directors, to be seated in September 2017.

The Board of Directors – consisting of five independent directors, two international athlete representatives, and a representative of USA Rugby’s Congress under the chairman – is responsible for developing and implementing the annual operational plans of USA Rugby, as well as fostering the network of volunteers and expert advisory groups to assist in implementing the strategic and operational plans of the organization. The Board of Directors serve a 4-year term.

Qualified applicants should have executive-level experience with national for-profit or non-profit entities and familiarity with professional sports leagues or amateur sports associations. Applications will be reviewed by the USA Rugby Nomination Review Committee.

Nominations will be accepted from interested candidates and third parties through March 31. To submit a nomination and résumé, or for any related queries, contact USA Rugby Director of Human Resources Melissa Keyserling (

Founded in 1975, USA Rugby is the national governing body of the sport of rugby in the United States. It is charged with developing and maintaining high levels of quality for USA youth, collegiate, professional and Olympic rugby teams. USA Rugby is a member of World Rugby and a member of the United States Olympic Committee.

Current board members include:

Will Chang, Chairman of the Board,
Chairman of Westlake International Group
Robert C. King, Vice Chairman
Chairman, Gehl Foods
Chad W. Keck, Director
Vice Chairman, Needham & Company
Robert Kimmitt, Director
Ambassador, Senior International Counsel, WilmerHale
Peter Seccia, Director
Partner, Equities Division of Goldman Sachs
Dean Barrett, Director
Former SVP and Global Marketing Officer, McDonald’s Corporation
Jeremiah Johnson, Congress Representative to the Board of Directors
Business Analyst, Principal Financial Group
Brian McClenahan, International Athlete
Pam Kosanke, International Athlete

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