US Sailing elects new board members, re-elects president

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The United States Sailing Association voted to fill three positions on its board of directors this week at the organization’s annual meeting in St. Petersburg, it reported in a recent statement. Additionally, the board re-elected Jim Capron as president for a third consecutive one-year term, the most consecutive terms allowed under US Sailing bylaws.

The newly elected board members, who will serve three-year terms, are:

— John Dane (Gulfport, Miss.)
— Dawn Riley (Clair Shores, Mich. / San Francisco, Calif.)
— Bill Stump (Venice, Calif.)

The organization has held elections for its board since 2006, when the number of board members was reduced from 49 to 15.

US Sailing is the national governing body for sailing, founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, R.I.

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