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USA Gymnastics Board of Directors
  • Chairman: Kathryn Carson, Independent Director (2019-2022)
  • Vice chairman/Secretary: Justin Toman, Independent Director (2019-2022)
  • Treasurer: Brent Lang, Independent Director (2021-2024)
Kittia Carpenter, National Membership – Women (2019-2022)
Sarah Finnegan, Athlete Director – Women (2021-2024)
Brandon Wynn, Athlete Director – Men (2020-2024)
Logan Dooley, Athlete Director – Combined (2021-2024)
Serena Lu, Athlete Director – Combined (2021-2024)
Rebecca Sereda, Athlete Director – Combined (2018-2021)
Lois Bingham, Independent Director (2018-2021)
Dylan Carney, Independent Director (2021-2024)
Staci Slaughter, Independent Director (2018-2021)
Julie Springwater, Independent Director (2020-2024)
Kimberly Till, Independent Director (2020-2024)
Board of Directors Bios
Kathryn Carson - Chair
Carson, who is based in Chappaqua, N.Y., most recently served as the chief legal officer for the United States Golf Association. She was previously the senior vice president and general counsel for North American beverages and food service division at PepsiCo, where she held several roles over two decades. Carson currently is a board member for the George Washington University Business and Finance Law. She previously was a board member for We Are Golf, the Executive Women’s Golf Association, and USA Field Hockey. Carson graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and received her JD from George Washington University Law School.
ATHLETE DIRECTORS
Sarah Finnegan
A 2019 Louisiana State University (LSU) graduate with a degree in kinesiology and psychology, Finnegan is currently pursuing a Master’s in Occupational Therapy at Rockhurst University. As an elite gymnast, Finnegan was a member of the U.S. National Team, where she won both national and international medals in both Junior and Senior divisions. She was a member of the gold medal winning 2010 Pan American Championships U.S. Team, where she was the individual balance beam bronze medalist. Finnegan also served as an alternate for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team. During her time at LSU, Finnegan was a 23-time All-American, five-time SEC champion, two-time SEC Gymnast of the Year, two-time Central Region Gymnast of the Year, two-time NCAA uneven bars champion, Honda Sports Women of the Year Nominee, and 2019 AAI Award Winner.
Brandon Wynn
Wynn is currently the CEO at Business Elevator, a fitness, nutrition and wellness company for professionals; as well as CEO with 10th Avenue Holdings, a real estate holding company. He is a veteran of three World Championships Teams (2010, 2013, 2015) and the 2013 World still rings bronze medalist. In 2015, he helped the U.S. men place fifth at the World Championships and finished fifth on still rings. Originally from Voorhees, N.J., he is a four-time U.S. still rings champion (2010-11, 2013-14). He competed for the Ohio State University men’s gymnastics team and clinched two NCAA still rings titles. Wynn has a master’s degree in business administration, accounting and finance from Keller Graduate School of Management, graduating in 2015.
Logan Dooley
Logan serves as a coach and club manager for World Elite Gymnastics in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. He was a member of the U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Sr. National Team from 2007-18, earning seven synchronized trampoline national championships, eight World Championships appearances, and an Olympic berth. After being named an alternate in 2008 and 2012, Dooley competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics. In 2009, he became the first U.S. athletes to win a World Cup; he and partner Steven Gluckstein also won the synchro title. The pair later went on to win the 2010 synchronized World Cup series title. Logan attended Saddleback College with an emphasis in early Childhood Education.
Serena Lu
Serena was a member of the rhythmic gymnastics National Team from 2010-2018 and is a five-time all-around bronze medalist at the USA National Championships. She was a member of the 2014 and 2015 World Championships teams and competed at the 2017 University Games in Taipei as an undergraduate student at Princeton University. Serena completed her degree in 2020, graduating as a pre-law student with a major in Psychology and minors in Dance and Cognitive Science Currently, Serena is on the USA Gymnastics Athlete’s Council as a representative for rhythmic gymnastics and the USOPC Athlete’ Advisory Council as the representative for Gymnastics. She is now working with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and dancing with Movement Headquarters, a NYC-based contemporary ballet company.
Rebecca Sereda
Sereda, a Staten Island native and graduate of Boston University with a Molecular Biology degree, currently resides in Boston. She currently is employed at Harvard University doing Stem Cell Cardiology Research. In addition, she is a FIG Brevet Judge, Athlete Representative and serves on the Rhythmic Program Committee and Athlete Selection Committee. Sereda was six-time National Champion and was a member of the US Rhythmic National Team for seven years (2008-2014). She was a 2013 World Championships finalist and Pan American champion. She has won numerous international medals throughout her Junior and Senior competitive years.
NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR
Kittia Carpenter
Carpenter is the team director and head coach at Buckeye Gymnastics in Westerville, Ohio, where she has guided numerous U.S. National Team members including gold medal winners at the World Championships, American Cup and Olympic Games. In her thirty years of coaching, Carpenter’s gymnasts have won over 1,000 state, regional, and national titles. As a FIG Brevet Level judge, she has judged at the top elite events in the country including the U.S. Championships and World Team Trials. Carpenter is currently the Region 5 Junior Olympic Chair for USA Gymnastics. She was an elite gymnast herself and attended Arizona State University on a full athletic scholarship.
INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS
Lois Elizabeth Bingham
Lois Elizabeth Bingham serves as Independent Director with a term running from 2018 through 2021. Currently based in the metropolitan Washington DC area, Bingham is the National Executive Director for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Prior to serving in her new role, she was a business lawyer in the Detroit area with experience in both law firm and corporate settings, having most recently served as vice president, general counsel, compliance officer and secretary for Yazaki North America. She has served on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women Bias Interrupters Working Group, and as chair of the Board of Directors for the Minerva Education and Development Foundation and Legal Aid and Defender Association in Michigan. Bingham graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law
Dylan Carney
Dylan currently serves as an Emergency Physician and Assistant Medical Director at MarinHealth Medical Center in Greenbrae, Calif, and was the Director of Medication Assisted Treatment programs for Vituity. Carney was a member of the Stanford Men’s Gymnastics team, where he earned five NCAA All-American honors – three on horizontal bar (2006-08) and two on vault (2006-07). In 2006, he was also the NCAA horizontal bar co-national champion. Carney holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and a second Master's in Public Health and Medical Doctorate from Harvard University.
Brent Lang
Based in the San Francisco area, Lang is president and CEO of Vocera Communications (NYSE: VCRA), where he has worked since 2001. Prior to joining Vocera, he was senior director of marketing for 3Com and a strategy consultant for Monitor Company. Lang serves on the Leadership Council for Positive Coaching Alliance. Lang won an Olympic gold medal for swimming in the 4x100 freestyle relay, as part of the U.S. team at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Staci Slaughter
Slaughter is the executive vice president of communications and senior advisor to the CEO for the San Francisco Giants, where she has worked for 22 years. Her previous experience includes press secretary for San Francisco Mayor Frank Jordan and communications advisor to Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan. Slaughter currently serves as a Board member for the Baseball Assistance Team and as vice chair of the Board for Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. Based in the San Francisco area, she graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in social sciences.
Julie Springwater
Springwater, a resident of Andover, Mass., is an adjunct professor at Boston University’s School of Social Work and interim chair of Macro Practice (non-clinical social work). She specializes in child welfare, positive youth development and human service management. Springwater also serves as the director for the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors, located at Boston’s Judge Baker Children’s Center. She is currently serving as the chair of governance for the Child Welfare League of America. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in sociology at the University of Massachusetts and her Master of Social Work at Boston University.
Kimberly Till
Till has held senior roles at Disney, Sony, AOL Time Warner, and Microsoft. She was CEO of two consumer insights and data analytics businesses, one of which was a public company traded on NASDAQ. Till currently is launching two new business ventures in the commercial real estate and food and beverage industries. She has served on two public company and two privately held boards. In addition to her corporate roles, Till was selected for the prestigious White House Fellowship, where she served as a special assistant to the former U.S. Trade Representative and Secretary of Agriculture and the director of the FBI. Her academic career includes an MBA from Harvard Business School and a J.D. from Duke University Law School. Till also serves on the boards of the New York Pops and Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO).
Justin Toman – Vice Chair/Secretary
Toman, who is based in White Plains, N.Y., is the head of sports marketing and partnerships for PepsiCo North America Beverages, where he has worked since 2007. He received a Sports Business Journal’s 2018 Power Player/Brand Builder Award and in 2017 was named one of the “40 Under 40” in sports business. Toman competed on the men’s gymnastics team for the University of Michigan, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in exercise physiology, Master of Arts in sports management and communications, and Master of Business Administration in marketing and strategy. He also worked for Michigan as a National Collegiate Athletic Association rules compliance associate and an assistant sports information director while earning his graduate degrees. Toman was a three-time NCAA national champion and a five-time NCAA All-American, as well as won the 2002 Big 10 Medal of Honor and the 2002 Nissen-Emery Award. Toman was a member of the U.S. National Team from 1998-2002.