Committees

US Squash has four Standing Committees which are permanent committees of the association. They are the Nominating and Governance Committee, Finance and Audit Committee, Institutional Advancement Committee, and Investment Committee.

The association also has other committees to assist its promotion of the sport among certain constituencies and program areas including the Doubles, Hall of Fame & Museum, Hardball Singles, District Association, National Team, Rules & Referee, and Women’s Committees.

In addition, US Squash has several advisory councils which assist the association determine policy and action in the relevant program areas. The current councils include the Teaching Pro Advisory Council and Athletes’ Advisory Council. For more information on these councils, click here.

Standing Committees

Finance & Audit
The Finance and Audit Committee shall oversee the preparation and review of the annual budget for the Association to be prepared by the CEO and to be submitted for the forthcoming fiscal year to the Board no later than ten (10) days before its Annual Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the Members. The Finance and Audit Committee shall oversee the selection and retention of independent auditors and ensure that audits are undertaken annually, and that such audits are objective and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”). The Finance and Audit Committee shall oversee all general budgeting and financial planning as well as recommend to the Board appropriate compensation for the CEO based on an objective analysis. This Committee may also submit recommendations to the Board concerning any matter relating to the financial affairs of this Association. The Finance and Audit Committee shall also be responsible for such other activities as specified in its Committee Charter. To download the Finance and Audit Committee Charter, click here.

Timothy J. Conway

Lives: Boston, MA - Tim is the recently retired head of Private Credit at NewStar Financial, the alternative credit group of First Eagle, where he...

Andrew Fink

Lives: New York, NY - Andrew is the co-founder and President of Birch Grove Capital. Birch Grove Capital is a New York-based alternative credit manager...

Christopher Gordon

Lives: New York, NY - Chris turned professional as a teenager in 2004, and has been one of the highest-ranked American men on the PSA...

Francis Johnson

Lives: Charlottesville, VA - Francis is a Director at Felton Group, LLC, a single family office and Program Director for Quantitative Foundation. An important objective...

Scott Poirier

Scott is President and Owner of ProBuilder Financial, LLC. and has over 20 years of experience in the banking and finance industry at Citibank,...
Investment
The Investment Committee shall oversee the capital investments of the Association in accordance with applicable fiduciary standards. The Investment Committee shall also be responsible for such other activities as specified in its Committee Charter.  To download the Investment Committee charter, click here.

Olivia Blatchford

Lives: Wilton, CT - Olivia won four national titles throughout her junior career, and became just the second U.S. player to win a British Junior...

Daniel D. Dolan, Jr.

Lives: Chicago, IL - Danny founded Dolan McEniry Capital Management (DMC), a fixed income value investor with a specialty in corporate bonds, in 1997 following...

Andrew Fink

Lives: New York, NY - Andrew is the co-founder and President of Birch Grove Capital. Birch Grove Capital is a New York-based alternative credit manager...

William Broadbent

Bill is a director for stock sales to institutional investors at a New York division of Barclays. A leader in the sport, he has...
Institutional Advancement
The Institutional Advancement Committee shall assist the Association reach fundraising goals through donor identification, relationship building, cultivation, and solicitation as well as serve as a forum for new ideas regarding development campaigns, infrastructure, and contacts. The Institutional Advancement Committee shall support all Association Funds. To download the Institutional Advancement Committee Charter, click here.

Olivia Blatchford

Lives: Wilton, CT - Olivia won four national titles throughout her junior career, and became just the second U.S. player to win a British Junior...

Daniel D. Dolan, Jr.

Lives: Chicago, IL - Danny founded Dolan McEniry Capital Management (DMC), a fixed income value investor with a specialty in corporate bonds, in 1997 following...

Peter Dunne

Lives: Chicago, IL - Peter is a recently retired partner of Tri-State Capital, a proprietary trading firm headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. He has served as...

Christopher Hanson

Lives: New York, NY - Hanson turned professional in 2013 after graduating cum laude from Dartmouth with a degree in Psychology. During his four years...

Jennifer Mackesy

Lives: Bronxville, NY - Jennifer spent ten years in the retail industry, and she was Vice President, Merchandise Manager at Lord & Taylor Department Stores...
Nominating & Governance
It is the primary mission of the Nominating and Governance Committee (the “NGC”) to identify, evaluate and recruit the prospective candidates to be independent Directors of US Squash. The NGC shall also: (a) periodically undertake a performance assessment review of the operations of the Board; (b) consult and review with the Board with regard to appointing members of the Standing Committees and the leadership positions of the Standing Committees; (c) review and make recommendations with regard to any changes or amendments to the By-laws or other Board adopted policies, and (d) certify the results of all US Squash elections conducted on electronic or internet-enabled platforms. To download the Nominating and Governance Committee Charter, click here.

Jennifer Mackesy

Lives: Bronxville, NY - Jennifer spent ten years in the retail industry, and she was Vice President, Merchandise Manager at Lord & Taylor Department Stores...

Linda Robinson

Lives: New York, NY - Linda Robinson most recently served as Vice Chairman of BlackRock, Inc. and prior to then on their Global Executive Committee...

Amanda Sobhy

Lives: Boston, MA - As a junior, Amanda became the first U.S. player to win a world junior title, and the first sixteen-year-old to win...

Albert G. (Sandy) Tierney III

Lives: Weston, MA - Sandy is Executive Vice President and Principal at McCall & Almy, a commercial real estate advisory firm in Boston, MA. He...
Judiciary
The Judicial Committee will use the high standard of fair play and spirit of sportsmanship inherent in the game of squash as a guideline to review and resolve matters, questions, appeals and disputes related to ethics, conflict of interest, grievances and violations of rules, policies and regulations involving US Squash that are properly brought before it. To download the Judicial Committee Charter, click here.

Olivia Fiechter

Lives: Philadelphia, PA Olivia grew up playing junior squash in the Philadelphia area. She represented Team USA in two World Junior Championships in 2013 and...

Richard Chow

San Francisco, CA Richard has 25 years experience in the energy sector, serving as CEO, President and Board member. He is founder and Executive Chairman...

James Dodson

Lives: Chicago, IL and Paradise Valley, AZ James is a founding/current board member and past Board Chair of Chicago's MetroSquash as well as founder and...

Joseph Dworetzky

Lives: San Francisco, CA - Joe is an attorney who practiced law for 35 years in Philadelphia where he litigated cases in the context of...

Emily Ash Lungstrum

Emily is currently a stay at home mom residing with her husband and two children in Brooklyn Heights. Before having children, she was a...

Other Committees

Doubles
Josh Schwartz, Chairperson – New York, NY Len Bernheimer – Boston, MA Ed Chilton – Wilmington, DE Aiden Harrison – Lake Forest, IL Kevin Jernigan – San Francisco, CA Emily Lungstrum – New York, NY Mike McGorry – Buffalo, NY Molly Pierce – Philadelphia, PA Tom Poor – Boston, MA Dave Rosen – Baltimore, MD Charlie Parkhurst – Greenwich, CT Jeanne Blasberg – Boston, MA Sara Luther – Denver, CO Ivan Martinez – St. Paul, MN Dylan Patterson – New York, NY Kit Tatum – New York, NY Beth Fedorowich – Pittsburgh, PA Joe Purrazzella – Wilton, CT Lauren Patrizio Xaba – San Francisco, CA Beth Rasin – New York, NY
Hall of Fame & Museum
James Zug, Chairperson Paul Assaiante Alan Fox Mariann Greenberg Jack Herrick Demer Holleran Sam Howe Hazel White Jones Charlie Kingsley Aggie Kurtz John Lau John Lesko Don Mills Gail Ramsay Tom Rumpler Larry Sconzo Carol Weymuller
Women's
AJ Copeland and Jen Gabler, Chairpersons Maria Mayorga – Boston Jennifer Gabler – CT Marie Vlcek – CT Niki Clement – CT Jessica Green – NY Emily Stieff – NY Amy Milanek – Philadelphia Joyce Davenport – Philadelphia Pam Rende – Philadelphia Nancy Cushman – Baltimore AJ Copeland – DC Leslie Blythe – Atlanta Beth Fedorowich – Pittsburg Anne Robertson – MN Kristin Waters – Cincinnati Jesse Anderson – CO LuLu Chou – Seattle Kathryn Grant – Seattle Andrea Bowen – Portland Tina Fuselli – AZ Shona Kerr – College Leslie Cameron – Chicago/ WI Heidi Mather – St. Louis Grace Birmingham – FL Jess May – Lancaster, PA Stephanie Bosserman – Charlottesville, VA

Hardball Singles

Tefft Smith, Chairperson

District Associations

David Keating, Chairperson

National Teams

Kevin Klipstein, Chairperson

Athletes' Advisory Counsil

Christopher Hanson (2027),
Athlete Representative

Olivia Blatchford (2026),
Athlete Representative Alternate

Players:
Graham Bassett
Olivia Fiechter
Christopher Gordon
Natalie Grainger
Todd Harrity
Julian Illingworth
Latasha Khan
Faraz Khan
Gilly Lane
Lily Lorentzen
Dylan Murray
Reeham Sedky
Sabrina Sobhy
Amanda Sobhy
Maria Elena Ubina
Thru
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2022
2027
2025
2027
2023
2020
2027
2023
2021
2023
2026
2026
2026
2022

Rules & Referee

Sheldon Anderson, Chairperson

Junior Squash Advisory Panel

Kevin Klipstein, Chairperson

Teaching Pro Advisory Council

Harry Smith, Chairperson