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Recruitment Notice for USA Climbing Collegiate Committee

Recruitment Notice for USA Climbing Collegiate Committee

USA Climbing is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and supported by its hard-working staff and volunteer committees, task forces, and working groups. All of these are crucial to running our organization. You can see a full listing of Directors and current committee, task force and working group members at:


These volunteers – USAC athletes, coaches, routesetters and supporters -- contribute their time and expertise to help USA Climbing grow and improve.

Currently, we are searching for volunteers to serve in the following positions:

Committee, Task Force or Working Group


Two (2) open positions

The requirements for this opportunity are below.

If you are interested in being considered as a volunteer for one or more of these roles, please send a Letter of Interest (LOI) and the position(s) you are seeking via email along with your resume to:

Charles Lamb
Chair, USA Climbing Nominating & Governance Committee (NGC)

On your resume, please include your full name and contact information, USAC member number, history of participation and support of USA Climbing -- specifically your experience with the Collegiate Series, if any, and any other information relevant to your experience or background in the context of the particular position(s) you seek.

Please send your LOI and resume by 5:00 p.m. EDT on November 7, 2019.

Description of Collegiate Committee:

Purpose: The Committee acts as a voice and resource for all stakeholders involved with the Collegiate Series of USA Climbing; recommends direction for the vision and growth of the Collegiate Series; helps elevate Collegiate Climbing to greater heights; and recommends rules, policies, and procedures that affect the Collegiate Series.

Term: Two years. Members may serve a maximum of three two-year terms.

Current Need:  Two (2) members.

General Eligibility

From Section 5.2(c) of the Bylaws:
A candidate must be a citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States and must be at least eighteen (18) years of age by when the appointment is made.

Other Requirements
Each candidate for a Board, Committee, Task Force or Working Group will be asked to complete various attestations and questionnaires, including as relates to ethics, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest.

USA Climbing Commitment to Diversity
USA Climbing encourages all to participate.  Members of the Board, committees, working groups, and task-forces are selected without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  USA Climbing is committed to providing equal opportunity to amateur athletes, coaches, routesetters, trainers, managers, administrators, and officials to participate in climbing competitions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity, or national origin.  Diversity at all levels of USA Climbing is desirable, including among the membership of the Board and Committees, and among its athletes. Open discussion and the presentation of a diversity of views is encouraged. 

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