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Adaptive Track & Field USA

Setting the standards and records
for adaptive athletes in the USA

Governance

ATFUSA 501C3:
ATFUSA is a 501C3 Tax Exempt Organization registered in Texas.  The organization was formed in 1988 to be the National Governing Body (NGB) for  Wheelchair Track & Field in the USA.  Today the Organization is no longer the NBG for Para Wheelchair Athletics in the USA but is the organization which sets the standards, rules, and keeps records for all Junior age groups and Master Para Athletes of all classes not controlled by US Paralympics in the USA.  ATFUSA works closely with US Paralympics to ensure athletes a pathway to elite status in Athletics.

By-Laws V8.1 12/20/20:
The By-Laws V9 are in the process of being reviewed to more clearly reflect the organization's current responsibilities.

Board Of Directors:
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The Board of Directors is made up of 11 to 15 individuals. 
- Each Board member is elected to a 4 year term. 
- The terms are staggered evenly over a 4 year Period. 
- There are 5 executive board members.  The Chairman, Vice Chairman,
   Treasurer, Athlete Rep and Secretary.
- The remaining Board members are elected as Members at Large and then
   given a Chair Function with the approval of the Chairman.
- The Chairs at present are: Track, Field/Pentathlon, Road, CP, High School,
   Records, & Long distance Racing

2020 Annual Mtg. Documents:
The board has 1 formal meeting per year which is usually held in the Fall.  The meeting reviews:
- The year,
- Elections,
- Annual Reports for Results verses Objectives,
- Finances -
- Rule changes for the upcoming year- No Expected Changes
- Next year's programs and goals - TBD

All Annual and other Meetings Documents: