Tetrick Elected to USA Cycling Board of Directors
27 Apr, 2015
USA Cycling announced that Alison Tetrick was elected to serve as the Professional Committee Athlete Representative to the USA Cycling Board of Directors, bringing with her five years of professional cycling experience to the organization. She replaces Timmy Duggan on the Board following his February resignation.
Tetrick has previously served as the Female Athlete Representative for the Professional Committee, a role she has held for the last three years.
“Alison brings great personal qualities and unique athletic and advocacy experience to USA Cycling,” said USA Cycling Board Chairman Bob Stapleton. “She can help shape our athletic programs as well as our efforts to support and bring women into cycling, which is a vital part of USA Cycling going forward.”
A professional road cyclist, Tetrick will serve as the Professional Committee Athlete Representative, offering a range of knowledge and experience gained through a successful cycling career and her advocacy work with such groups as Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer to further advance the sport. In her new role, Tetrick will represent athletes who are eligible to vote for Professional Committee athlete representatives.
She has been a professional cyclist for the last five years and currently races for Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies. Tetrick helped Astana-BePink to a 2014 World Championships bronze medal in the team time trial and has represented the United States at the Pan American Games, Tour of Qatar, Giro Rosa and the Tour of New Zealand.
Tetrick serves on the Board of Advisory for the Women's Cycling Association and works with Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer. She is passionate about advocacy and growing the sport of cycling through increasing awareness and professionalism. Tetrick is also in graduate school for neuropsychology.
About USA Cycling: Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX and cyclo-cross. As a membership-based organization, USA Cycling comprises 64,000 members; 2,700+ clubs and teams; and 34 local associations. The national governing body sanctions over 3,100 competitive and non-competitive events throughout the U.S. each year and is responsible for the identification, development, and support of American cyclists. To learn more about USA Cycling, visit usacycling.org.