USA Wrestling Officials Committee
The United States Wrestling Officials Association shall be the Officials Committee and shall be responsible for developing ideas, creating strategies, and making recommendations to build a strong group of officials on all levels . It will be responsible for addressing short-term and long-term issues for the development of officials as they pertain to recruitment, education, and retention. It will also provide oversight of the training and certification of pairing and mat officials for regional, national, and international competitions, and shall make recommendations to the Board regarding selection of officials for regional, national, and international events.
(a) The committee shall consist of the Chairperson of the United States Wrestling Officials Association (USWOA), the USWOA Vice-Chairperson, the USWOA Secretary, three (3) members representing Pairings Officials, nine (9) other At Large members of the USWOA, eight (8) athletes per Subsection 7.1.8, for a total of twenty-three (23).
(b) For purposes of the Board of Director duties, the Chairperson of the USWOA shall be the voting member.
(c) The USWOA exists as a council of USA Wrestling, as reflected on Appendix A to these Bylaws and operates in accordance with operating policies and procedures approved by the Board of Directors. The USWOA is responsible for the administrative operations involving individual officials.
(d) The term limit for all members of the USWOA shall be four (4) consecutive two (2) year terms.