Diana Dowling and Allison “Icy” Frantz were both officially elected to the U.S. SQUASH Board of Directors at the 2009 U.S. SQUASH Annual Meeting of the Members.
Dowling, who resides in Greenwich (CT), will serve as a Class 1 Board member with her term expiring in 2012. She grew up playing squash in Canada and was National Jr. Champion for her age group for five years as well as playing on two Canadian national teams. She received both her undergrad and MBA from Harvard where she was a four-time All-American as well as the 1988 Intercollegiate Individual Champion.
Frantz, also from Greenwich, will serve as a Class 2 member with her term expiring in 2013. She graduated from Trinity College where she played varsity squash. She has twice represented the U.S. at the Lapham-Grant matches and has been an active organizer of the U.S. SQUASH North American Open since 2003. She is also currently on the Board of CitySquash, a leading urban squash program
The meeting was held during the U.S. Women’s Team Championships, known as the Howe Cup, Saturday, October 17, at the Pacific Athletic Club, in Redwood City, CA.
This year marked the first in which the Board of Directors offered the membership an opportunity to assign proxies online for the election. Several hundred members participated in the election, which was overseen by the independent Board of Review.