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USA Cricket Announces Final Board Candidates and Updated Election Timeline

By July 12, 2018 No Comments

USA Cricket has today announced that elections for the Board of Directors for the new federation will commence on July 20 with the final list of candidates also unveiled.

The election for the constituent seats will begin on July 20, 2018 and will be open to eligible USA Cricket members as of April 24, 2018. The election will be completed electronically via and will close on July 29, 2018 at 11:59pm PT. Additional details on the election will follow early next week.

The 20 individuals listed below have put themselves forward for one of the seven constituent Board seats all committing to serve USA Cricket if elected. All candidates have been approved by the Nominating and Governance Committee and have agreed to step away from conflicts if elected per the USA Cricket constitution.

Individual Directors (3 seats)

Avinash Gaje

Rameshu Immadi

Ajay Jhamb

Jatin Patel

Venu Pisike

Shantha Suraweera

Suraj Viswanathan

Brian Walters

League Directors (1 seat)

Mark Demos

Shuja Khan

Sushil Nadkarni

Atul Rai

Club Directors (1 seat)

John L. Aaron

Ajith Bhaskar

Jag (Uday) Poosarla

Maq Qureshi

Aziz Savul

Female Player Director (1 seat)

Nadia T. Gruny

Erica Rendler

Male Player Director (1 seat)

Usman Shuja

Candidate statements for all the Director candidates can be found here listed in the same order as detailed above.

Successful candidates will be announced shortly after the close of the election and the full Board is expected to be convened by mid-September after the three Independent Directors are recruited and nominated by the Nominating and Governance Committee and ratified by the seven elected USA Cricket Board members.