Release: August 09 2007
Lexington, KY—The United States Equestrian Federation is seeking an individual to fill the position of Endurance Chef d’Equipe. The successful candidate will be provided with a contract for the 2008-2010 biennium and possibly longer.
A Search Committee has been appointed:
-James Wolf - Executive Director, Sports Programs
-Mark Phillips - USEF Chef d’Equipe for Eventing
-Tony Benedetti - Endurance High Performance and Active Athlete Committee member.
-Kathy Brunjes - Endurance High Performance Committee Member, Endurance Athlete Representative to the USEF Executive Board
-Julie Bullock - Chair of the Active Athletes Committee and Vice-Chair of the Endurance High Performance Committee
-Valerie Kanavy - Active Athlete and Endurance High Performance Committee member
-Vonita Bowers – Director of Endurance
The Search Committee was charged with developing a job description for the Chef d’Equipe, conducting a search for an individual to fill this position, and making a recommendation to be reviewed by the Endurance High Performance Committee, the High Performance Working Group and the USEF Executive Committee.
The committee has met several times to discuss the aspects of the search process and to develop a job description. The members will continue to meet regularly to with a goal of selecting a candidate by December 1, 2007. The Committee requests that High Performance Committee members and Active Athletes identify and encourage qualified applicants to apply.
The ideal candidate will meet the qualities as defined in the job description; however, any candidate who generally meets the qualifications is encouraged to apply.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications after July 31, 2007.
This position is posted on the USEF website www.usef.org, specifically on either the Job Opportunities page at this link:
Or, on the Endurance page (click on Breeds and Disciplines on the left hand menu on the homepage, then click on Endurance)
Advertisements will be placed in various equine publications. Individuals wishing to apply for the position should do so in writing, include their CV and competition history, and forward them to:
Vonita Bowers, Director of Endurance
4047 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511,
Fax (859) 231-6662, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.