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St. Peter Elected 30th President of U.S. Figure Skating

May 5, 2009

Zelle Hofmann is proud to announce that Patricia St. Peter has been elected the 30th president of U.S. Figure Skating. 

“We are extremely proud of Pat and all of her accomplishments both inside and outside of the firm,” said Richard Voelbel, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. 

St. Peter, a partner with the firm’s Minneapolis office, just completed her second term as Midwestern vice president and first vice president of U.S. Figure Skating. She previously served on the U.S. Figure Skating Board of Directors as the administrative/legal group coordinator in 2005-06. She is also a national singles/pairs judge and national referee. St. Peter also served on the Disciplinary Commission of the International Skating Union (2004-2006).

On the local level, St. Peter served as the president of the Twin City Figure Skating Association (1998-2000) and was a member of the Executive Committees for the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 2000 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championship and 1998 ISU World Figure Skating Championships.

St. Peter was elected during the 2009 Governing Council meeting in Buffalo, N.Y. "It is truly a great honor to be elected as the next president of U.S. Figure Skating, and I truly understand the extraordinary responsibility that I am undertaking," St. Peter said during her acceptance speech to the U.S. Figure Skating delegates. "I thank you for the trust and confidence that you have placed in me at this time." 

About U.S. Figure Skating:

U.S. Figure Skating is the official governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States, recognized as such by both the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Skating Union (ISU). As the governing body, U.S. Figure Skating's mission is to provide programs to encourage participation and achievement in the sport of figure skating.

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