President Samuel Auxier

U.S. Figure Skating delegates elected Samuel Auxier the 31st president of U.S. Figure Skating at the 2014 U.S. Figure Skating Governing Council annual meeting in Seattle, Wash.

Sam Auxier served as the Midwestern and first vice president of U.S. Figure Skating prior to being elected as president. He has been a member of U.S. Figure Skating's Board of Directors for five years and served four years as secretary. He has served as
an official for more than 30 years and is an ISU and U.S. singles/pairs judge, national and international referee, sectional singles and pairs technical controller and has served as a team leader at international competitions.

In 2014, Auxier judged the men's event and the men's segment of the team event at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, served as chief referee for the 2014 Midwestern Sectional Championships, the 2013 U.S. Collegiate Championships and two 'grassroots' nonqualifying competitions that used the 6.0 judging system. Prior to joining the board, Auxier served as the chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for three years, leading development of a strategic plan and the corresponding implementation plan. He has also chaired the Audit Committee and continues as a member of that committee. He has also served on many other committees and as the regional vice chair for both the Judges and Competitions Committees.

Auxier has been a delegate at many Governing Councils and is a member of the Wagon Wheel FSC. He skated competitively and passed the gold figure and free skate tests. He lives in Glen Ellyn, Ill., with his wife, Lynn, and has four adult children. He is a principal with Deloitte & Touche LLP in the Financial Services practice, based in both Chicago and New York, where he works with global financial services organizations on their most significant strategic, operations and technology challenges.

Past Presidents of U.S. Figure Skating

2009-2014. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia St. Peter
2005-2009. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ron Hershberger
2003-2005. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Foster
2000-2003. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phyllis Howard
1998-2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .James W. Disbrow*
1995-1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Morry Stillwell
1992-1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Claire W. Ferguson
1989-1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Franklin S. Nelson
1986-1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Hugh C. Graham Jr.
1983-1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .George T. Yonekura*
1980-1983 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Oscar T. Iobst Jr.*
1976-1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charles A. DeMore*
1973-1976 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Benjamin T. Wright
1970-1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Frederick C. LeFevre*
1967-1970 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Spencer E. Cram*
1964-1967 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John R. Shoemaker*
1961-1964 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F. Ritter Shumway*
1958-1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Howard D. Herbert*
1955-1958 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kenneth L. Brown*
1952-1955. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H. Kendall Kelley*
1949-1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Harry N. Keighley*
1946-1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Henry M. Beatty*
1943-1946 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Walter S. Powell*
1940-1943. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heaton R. Robertson*
1937-1940 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joseph K. Savage*
1935-1937 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charles M. Rotch*
1934-1935 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sherwin C. Badger*
1932-1934 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charles M. Rotch*
1930-1932 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sherwin C. Badger*
1928-1930 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charles T. Church*
1925-1928 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Henry W. Howe*
1921-1925 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A. Winsor Weld*

* = Deceased