Two Americans have been appointed to the inaugural World Curling Federation (WCF) Athlete Commission and the first Competitions and Rules Commission, the WCF announced today.
Mark Swandby (Madison, Wis.), a past president of the United States Curling Association (USCA) and current board member and WCF representative, has been nominated to the Competition and Rules Commission. Ann Swisshelm (Chicago), reigning U.S. women's national champion and USCA board member, has been appointed to the WCF Athlete Commission.
"We are very proud to have Mark and Ann represent the United States on these vital WCF commissions," said Rick Patzke, chief operating officer for USA Curling. "Having worked with them both for many years, I am confident that they will have a great impact while serving in these posts."
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