2016 ANNUAL MEETING ~ ORLANDO, FLORIDA

The Ohio delegation traveled to Orlando Florida for the 2016 USATF Annual Convention on November 30 thru December 4. Members of the Ohio delegation attended four days of meetings, workshops and clinics. Congratulations to Brenda Martin, recipient of the Stephanie Hightower President's Award, Randy Hopkins, recipient of the Association Chair Award and Karen Krsak was inducted into the National Official's Hall of Fame. In election news, Len Krsak was elected to serve on the USATF Board of Directors representing the Officials.

Delegates
Karen Krsak, President ~ Associations Report and IAAF Women's Commission  
E. Scott Rose, V.P. and Communications Chair ~ MUT Report  
Linda Melzer, Secretary ~ Secretary's Report   
Brenda Martin, Membership ~ Master LDR Growth Initiative  
Fritz Spielman, Treasurer and Youth Chair ~ Youth Athletics Report  
Barbara Hensley, Race walk Chair ~ Race Walk Report   
Jim Engel, Men's and Women's T&F ~ Track & Field Report 
Phil Wright, Athletes Advisory ~ Coaching Education Report  
Duane Gosa, Masters Chair ~ Masters Report   
Paige Biglin, LDR Chair ~ LDR Report  
Len Krsak, Officials Chair ~ N.O.C. Chair Report and L & L Report
Joel Brown, Athlete & Coach ~ ACC Report   
Randal Hopkins, Past President ~ Associations Report

Alternates
Harold Martin
Ulysses Rozelle
Duane Shaul ~ Reports from Various Committee Meetings  
Brian Stephens
Terri Eldridge-Tutt
James Perry
Patty Mitchell
Mike Kempf


2015 ANNUAL CONVENTION ~ HOUSTON, TEXAS

The Ohio delegation traveled to Houston Texas for the 2015 USATF Annual Convention on December 3 thru December 6. Members of the Ohio delegation attended four days of meetings, workshops and clinics. Members of the Youth Committee attended the one day workshop on December 2 prior to the start of the convention.In addition key members of the Ohio delegation also attended the Association's workshop. As in the past, all delegates are required to complete a written report on the committee meetings they attend. Those reports will be posted below as Linda Melzer, Association Secretary receives them. Additional committee meeting reports from the convention can be found at the Document Library. Congratulations to Terri Eldridge-Tutt, recipient of the National Officials Committee 2015 Chair Award given in recognition of outstanding efforts and achievements over the past year. Congratulations to Elinor Tootle, recipient of the 2015 USATF Regional Volunteer Award presented at the USATF Midwest Regional Breakout meeting.

Delegates
Randal Hopkins, President ~ Associations 
E. Scott Rose, V.P. and Communications Chair ~ Officials and Associations 
Linda Melzer, Secretary ~ Women's T&F 
Rich Spielman, Treasure and Youth Chair ~ Youth 
Brenda Martin, Membership ~ Cross Country 
Barbara Hensley, Race Walk Chair ~ Race Walk 
Duane Gosa, Masters Chair ~ Masters 
Jim Engel, Men's & Women's T&F ~ Men's T&F and 2016 Working Domestic Imt'l Calendar
Paige Biglin, LDR Chair ~ Women's LDR  
Len Krsak, Official's Chair ~ Officials 
Phil Wright, Athletes Advisory (2015 France) ~ Coaching Education   
Joel Brown (2008 Beijing) ~ Athletes 
Karen Krsak, Awards Chair ~ Associations 

Alternates
Harold Martin ~ Youth
Ulyssess Rozelle ~ Men's LDR
Mary Wineberg (2008 Beijing) ~ Athletes


2014 ANNUAL CONVENTION ~ ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA

The Ohio delegation traveled to Anaheim California to the 2014 USATF Annual Convention on December 2 thru December 5. This year's convention was reduced to four very compact days of meetings, workshops and clinics. In addition, members of the Youth Committee attended the one day workshop on December 1 prior to the start of the convention. As in the past, all delegates are required to complete a written report on the committee meetings they attend. Those reports will be posted below as Linda Melzer, Association Secretary receives them. Additional committee meeting reports from the convention can be found at the Document Library. Congratulations to Paige Biglin, recipient of the 2014 USATF Regional Volunteer Award presented at the USATF Midwest Regional Breakout meeting. Congratulations also to Susan Randall. Susan was named the 2014 Female 40 to 44 Masters Race Walker of the Year at this year's convention

Randal Hopkins, President ~ Associations
Scott Rose, VP ~ National Officials Committee and Associations
Susan Randall, 10 Year Athlete ~ Race Walk Committee
Brenda Martin, Membership ~ Associations, Membership and Youth
Linda Melzer, Secretary ~ Organizational Services and National Officials Committee
Jim Engel, Men's & Women's Track & Field ~ Men's and Women's Track & Field
Johnny Jackson, Sports Committees ~ Youth, Men's Track & Field, Coaches Ed, First Timer
Duane Gosa, Masters ~ Masters Track & Field and Master's T&F Reports
Paige Biglin, LDR ~ Women's and Men's LDR and Cross Country
Rich Spielman, Treasurer and Youth ~ Youth Athletics
Len Krsak, Certification Chair ~ Rule Changes and L&L Report
Phil Wright, 10 Year Athlete ~ Coaching Education
Karen Krsak, Past President ~ Associations

Ohio Association Reimbursement Form, Anaheim, CA. 2014 Annual Convention


2013 ANNUAL MEETING ~ INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

The Ohio delegation to the 2013 USATF Annual Meeting from a very productive five days of representing the Ohio Association as changes in the operation of USATF are being instituted. All of the Ohio delegates are required to submit written committee reports from the committee meetings they attended by December 20, 2013. Those reports shall be posted below as they are received. In addition, visit the Annual Meeting Document Library for complete committee meeting reports from all USATF committees.

Karen Krsak ~ Association President Report
Randal Hopkins ~ Associations
Linda Melzer ~ A Variety of Committees
Fritz Spielman ~ Youth Athletics
Brenda Martin ~ Youth and AAC
Vince Peters ~ Race Walk Committee
Jim Engel ~ Men's and Women's Track and Field
Duane Gosa ~ Masters Track & Field
Len Krsak ~ Laws & Legislation Committee and Rules Committee
Elinor Tootle ~ Women's LDR Committee
Scott Rose ~ Masters LDR and National Officials Committee
Susan Randall ~ Race Walking Committee
Paige Biglin ~ AAC, Women's LDR and Men's LDR

Our Annual Meeting Alternates were Brian Stephens, Harold Martin, Ulysses Rozell, Phil Wright and Johnny Jackson. Thanks to all for representing our association.

Ohio Association Reimbursement Form, Indianapolis, Indiana 2013 Annual Meeting

 

2012 ANNUAL MEETING ~ DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA

Delegates to the Annual meeting are required to submit written committee reports that they have been assigned. The follow is their reports:
 

Associations ~ Karen Krsak
Law & Legislation ~ Len Krsak
Women's LDR ~ Elizabeth Maus
Men's LDR ~ Michael Giuseppe Mannozzi
Masters LDR ~ Scott Rose
Rules ~ Len Krsak
USATF Network Training ~ Scott Rose
Youth Athletics ~ Richard "Fritz" Spielman
Annual Meeting Reports ~ Jim Engel
Organizational Services and Women's Track & Field ~ Linda Melzer
Annual Meeting Report of Various Topics ~ Brenda Martin
Women's Track & Field, Women's LDR and Race Walking ~ Christina M. Peters
Masters Track and Field ~ Duane Gosa
Associations and Officials Committee Reports ~ Randal Hopkins
USATF National Race Walk General Meeting Report ~ Vince Peters