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USA Cricket Announces Board Candidates

By May 24, 2018 No Comments

Reaching another important milestone, the USA Cricket Nominating and Governance Committee (NGC) is proud to announce the 25 candidates that have been vetted and are eligible to stand for election for the seven constituent seats available in the inaugural USA Cricket Board of Directors’ election.

The NGC, made up of Keith Aaron, Rohan Chandran, Amy Perko, and David Richardson, vetted the candidates against the requirements in USA Cricket’s Constitution including, citizenship or permanent resident status, completion of a 3rd party background check, holding USA Cricket membership, potential real and perceived material conflicts and self-certification of other Constitutional requirements outlined in Section 7.3. With respect to potential conflicts, all respective candidates agreed to step down from other roles where necessary if elected to the USA Cricket Board.

The candidates eligible to stand for election, including the number of seats available, is as follows:

Individual Directors (3 seats)
  • Avinash Gaje
  • Ramesh Immadi
  • Ajay Jhamb
  • Kiran Manchikanti
  • Ramu Parupalli
  • Jatin Patel
  • Venu Pisike
  • Shantha Suraweera
  • Suraj Viswanathan
  • Brian Walters
Club Director (1 seat)
  • John L. Aaron
  • Ajith Bhaskar
  • Biju Nair
  • Jag (Uday) Poosarla
  • Maq Qureshi
  • Aziz Savul
  • Masaood Yunus
League Director (1 seat)
  • Mark Demos
  • Shuja Khan
  • Lesley Lowe
  • Sushil Nadkarni
  • Atul Rai
Female Player Director (1 seat)
  • Nadia T. Gruny
  • Erica Rendler
Male Player Director (1 seat)
  • Usman Shuja

Additional information about the election process, which is scheduled to start on May 29, will be released in the coming days.