T&T Elections going on Now!
posted on 05/18/2011

The elections for the T&T Technical Committee and JO Program Committee are going on now.

To vote for the JO Program Committee Members you must be have had athletes compete in the 2010 J.O. National Championships and be in good standing. There is ONE VOTE PER CLUB. These ballots have been mailed to all eligible clubs. If you are eligible, and did not receive a ballot – please contact Mary Obaka right away.

To vote for the Technical Committee Members you must be a current T&T registered pro member. There is ONE VOTE PER TT PRO MEMBER. These ballots were mailed to clubs with current pro members - you may need to copy the ballot if you have more than one pro member per club. Additionally PRO Members not affiliated with a club were sent an email version of the ballot. If you are eligible and did NOT receive a ballot please contact Mary Obaka right away.

We encourage you to submit your ballots for the Committee member positions that are available. You may mail, fax, or email your ballot. You may view candidate bios by clicking here. DEADLINE TO VOTE IS June 11, 2011.

Following the call for nominations, we had a nomination of Jill Milroy for J.O. Committee Chair and Patti Conner for Technical Committee Chair. As these were the only nominations, we are pleased to announce that they have been elected for another term of office in those roles.

NAME: Jill Milroy
POSITION: J.O. Program Chair
Jill Milroy is currently the Executive Director of the YMCA in Kewanee, Illinois. She has coached "Flip-Tops," the Y's tumbling and trampoline team since the 1980's. In addition to coaching numerous Junior Olympic medalists, she continues to excel in her program and involvement in the sport.

Jill has served USA Gymnastics as the Illinois state chair and the Region 4 coaching representative. She has been named the team leader for several international competitions, staging director for the Junior Olympic Nationals and is the current Junior Olympic Program Committee Chair.

She is actively involved and enjoys creating an impact on the program.

NAME: Patti Conner
POSITION: Technical Committee Chair
Patti Conner is the Preschool Director and team coach of the Future Stars competitive program for Ready Set Go/Air Extreme in Lubbock, Texas. She has been involved in Trampoline and Tumbling for 25 years as a parent, judge, gym owner and coach. As a previous gym owner and head coach she understands the importance of creating a positive atmosphere for both children and coaches.

Patti currently serves as the National Technical Chair on the USA Gymnastics Trampoline and Tumbling Program Committee, and also as the Regional Director for Region 3. She has earned her International Brevet Judges rating in Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline.

Patti is a member of the National Safety Instructors for USA Gymnastics and serves the Trampoline and Tumbling program as an instructor for both judges and the level one coaches certification courses.