POSTED: March 13th 2015

Former NY Bid chief Daniel Doctoroff, Steve Mesler and Kevin White named to USOC Board

Daniel Doctoroff, Steve Mesler and Kevin White all three were named to the USOC Board today / USOC
Daniel Doctoroff, Steve Mesler and Kevin White all three were named to the USOC Board today / USOC

MARISSA FLANDERS /  Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The appointment of three new members was approved, by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board of Directors today, during their meeting in Washington, D.C.

Former CEO of Bloomberg LP, Daniel Doctoroff; three-time Olympian and President/CEO of Classroom Champions, Steve Mester; and Vice President and Director of Athletics at Duke University, Kevin White will become the new board members.

USOC Chairman, Larry Probst stated, "Today the USOC welcomes three new board members, who are all world-class professionals and are committed to dedicating their talent and expertise to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movements."

"I'm confident the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic family will benefit from their leadership, experience and diverse skill sets, and we look forward to working with them in the years ahead," he added.

The board's Nominating and Governance Committee recommend the new members. They will be replacing Mary McCagg, John Hendricks and Bob Bowlsby, who completed their terms in January 2015.

"Bob, John and Mary have served the Olympic and Paralympic movements with passion and dedication and we're grateful for their leadership and years of service on our board," commented USOC CEO, Scott Blackmun.

He concluded, "I have no doubt they will continue to positively impact the world of sport."

The 16 member board is comprised of six independent representatives and three representatives from both the National Governing Bodies Council and the Athletes' Advisory Council. The vacant seats are designed to be filled by one representative from the ACC and NGBC, along with one independent director. Steve Mesler is a representative from the AAC, Kevin White from the NGBC and Daniel Doctoroff is the independent director.

** MARISSA FLANDERS is a graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Business. She has over four years of writing experience and has a real passion for ice hockey following the Pittsburgh Penguins on her blog

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