Whilst US Sailing continues to search for a permanent Executive Director, William Placke (USA) was appointed as the Interim Executive Director on 17 July 2001.
From the US sailing website:
"During this transition, as the search for a permanent Executive Director is underway, I will seek to continue the momentum the organization has achieved in the last few years, focusing on operational, accounting and customer service issues," said Placke. He will work closely with former Executive Director Terry Harper, who continues to work with the organization as a consultant.
Anyone interested in submitting an application for the permanent US SAILING Executive Director position is encouraged to visit www.ussailing.org/News/2001/Executive_Director_Search.htm for a complete description of the position. For more information, contact Penny Rego at PennyPivaRego@ussailing.org.