Lucinda McRoberts has been named government director of the USA Swimming Foundation, the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, the nationwide governing physique introduced on Thursday.
McRoberts will handle the Foundation workers and work along side the USA Swimming Foundation board of administrators to advance the muse’s mission. Along with offering learn-to-swim grants to packages throughout the nation, the USA Swimming Foundation helps the nationwide staff plus improvement efforts aimed toward strengthening and diversifying future packages and companies.
“I am tremendously grateful for this opportunity to work with some of the sport’s biggest supporters,” McRoberts mentioned. “The USA Swimming Foundation already has a phenomenal board of directors and supporting staff, and I will do my best to facilitate their continued success. There is no more important work in swimming than the Foundation’s mission of saving lives, building champions, and impacting communities.”
McRoberts, a graduate of Yale and Michigan Regulation Faculty, joined USA Swimming in December 2014 as chief counsel and director of authorized affairs. She grew to become secretary and common counsel in January 2016.
McRoberts assumes the position along with her submit as chief administrative officer the place she oversees the enterprise affairs unit. McRoberts lately took on a management position within the Aquatics Coalition, a company comprised of learn-to-swim packages, well being and rehabilitation teams in addition to aggressive aquatics organizations devoted to finest practices and a protected return to the water throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and past.
“She is someone who is in the highest levels of executive boardrooms all the time. ,” USA Swimming President & Chief Executive Officer Tim Hinchey III mentioned.“ As our chief administrative officer and leader of our government and international relations, it makes great sense that she also helps us reach out with the mission of the USA Swimming Foundation.”