Posted July 1, 2022


USODA Annual General Meeting and Board of Director Elections


The USODA will hold its Annual Meeting of Sustaining Members on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom Conference Call. If you are not already a Sustaining Member, please consider joining at and participate in the upcoming Board of Director Elections.


The Nominating Committee is pleased to present the following candidates for the 2022 USODA Board of Director Election (select each name to view bios):


Sarah Chin (NJ)

Jihyen Crowley (NY)

Maryellen Cundey (NJ)

Erika Flynn (FL)

Anna Lagutenko (CA)

Priska Urban (FL)


The 2022 Ballot for the USODA Board of Directors is available on the USODA website under the ‘Class’ section, or by using the links below.  There are five open Board positions, each for a term of 3 years.  Information on the current members of the Board, including the outgoing Class of 2022, is available at Your participation is valued and will help ensure our Class Association continues to enjoy strong leadership.


Please take note of the delivery options and deadlines for the return of your ballot.  Your Sustaining Membership must be active on the date your ballot is submitted, as well as the date of the AGM, August 15th.  Ballots must be received by Sunday August 14 at 5:00 pm EDT. If you require any assistance with your membership or ballot submission, please contact


Thank you for your consideration to actively support the mission of Optimist sailing in the United States!


Respectfully submitted,


Senet Bischoff, Chair of the Nominating Committee


Bill Lieber, USODA President


USODA Website

Online Ballot

Paper Ballot