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Second: Hill PASSED Recommendation that in all regional and national qualifying meets, a sting mat, OR a four inch mat OR an eight inch skill cushion will be allowed at the Vault, Uneven Bars and Beam events. A sting mat will be allowed for use on Floor Exercise. Motion: Hill Second: Strauss PASSED


Roe requested that Kathy Kelly make the appropriate changes to the 2002 Rules and Policies and dish'ibute them to the committees for their final review and approval. Kathy Kelly expressed to the committee that this would be done and distributed today and all corrections or suggestions from the committees MUST be forwarded to her by tomorrow in order to meet the printing deadline. Motion for meeting to be adjourned at 1:35 p.m. by Hill. Second: Forester PASSED

July 22, 2001; Pompano, California The meeting was called to order 8 a.m. by Women's Program Director, Kathy Kelly.

I. ROLL CALL: National Committee:

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Region II Region III Region IV Region V Region VI Region VII Region VIII EPCC ETC EPM

Intel'l1ational Program Committee Roll Call: Chairman Roe Kreutzer Coaches Reps Mary Lee Tracy Donna Strauss Steve Rybacki Valeri Liuken Kelli Hill (excused absent) Marta Karolyi National Team Coordinator Kathy Kelly Sr. Director Women's Program Larissa Fontaine (excused absent) Athlete Representative



Gary Anderson Derrick Mollenbeck

Brad Loan Michael Harris Greg LaFleur Mary Lee Tracy Tony Retrosi Jen Bundy Ray Gnat Roe Kreutzer Audrey Schweyer Gary Warren

Chairman Region I

Gary Anderson presented the philosophy of restructuring the elite qualification system. He encouraged both committees to work more closely together and asked for mutual support between the committees. He requested consideration of the proposal that would encourage more coaches/ athletes to commit to the elite level, making the Elite Program more "user friendly." The committees discussed the proposal for offering and conducting National Elite Qualifying Meets in the 2002 season. Both committees felt this was a good concept and could help to encourage Elite

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Profile for USA Gymnastics

Technique Magazine - November/December 2001  

Technique Magazine - November/December 2001