The USAOCR National Athlete Council (NAC) is a standing committee of USAOCR that broadens communication between with elite athletes and serves as a source of opinion and advice on USAOCR policies that effect obstacle sports in the United States.
The NAC is empowered to resolve grievances, and advise committees that prepares, approve or implement programs regarding team selection for international championships and Games.
The NAC members are the representatives of the National Athlete Board (NAB), consisting of elite athlete representatives from six national regions: Northeast, Mideast, North Central, West, Southeast, and South Central.
The NAC makes recommendations to USAOCR on issues related to the needs and concerns of the elite athletes including:
The NAC consists of seventeen (15) voting members and two (2) members with voice but no vote:
The Chair and Deputy Chair of the NAC represent the United States on the World Obstacle Athlete Advisory Board and may be appointed to the World Obstacle Athlete Advisory Council (AAC).
Elite athletes may hold a seat on the AAC if:
The USAOCR National Athlete Board (NAB) are the elite athlete representatives from six regions in the United States:
Each region provides up to two (2) delegates on the NAB. At least one (1) delegate from each country must be a woman. Approval of nominations resides with the Chair of the NAC. The NAB broadens communication between elite athletes in each region and serves as a source of opinion and advice on policies that effect obstacle sports .
Elite athletes may hold a seat on the NAB if:
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