Morgan Fuller Elected to USOPC Athletes Advisory Council Leadership Team
by USOPC Communications
The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Athletes' Advisory Council confirmed the results of recent council elections and announced Chuck Aoki (wheelchair rugby) has been reelected for a second term on AAC leadership. New athletes elected to the AAC leadership team are Morgan Fuller Kolsrud (artistic swimming), Charlie Pratt (racquetball) and Alison Tetrick (cycling).
“I am thrilled to welcome three new athletes – Alison Tetrick, Charlie Pratt and Morgan Fuller Kolsrud – to the Athletes' Advisory Council leadership team,” said AAC Chair Mark Ladwig. “They each bring a unique experience to the AAC that will enhance the athlete voice while advancing our work. I also want to give a special congratulations to Chuck Aoki who has been reelected for a second two-year term and will continue to be an integral member of leadership.”
The AAC, which serves as the representative group and voice of Team USA athletes, is responsible for broadening communication between the USOPC and active athletes, and serves as a source of input and advice to the organization’s board of directors.
The council is comprised of one representative from each Olympic and Pan American sport, eight athletes representing the Paralympic Sport Organizations, and six athletes elected by the AAC to serve at-large, including a chair and two vice chairs. Athletes on the council must have represented the U.S. in Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American Parapan American, or other major international competition within the last 10 years.
The newly elected, and reelected, members will assume their roles on Jan. 1, 2023. The AAC will begin its monthly cadence of meetings for 2023 on Jan. 21.
AAC Leadership Team – Effective Jan. 1, 2023
Chair: Mark Ladwig (figure skating)
Chuck Aoki (wheelchair rugby)
Morgan Fuller Kolsrud (artistic swimming)
Greta Neimanas (Para-cycling)
Charlie Pratt (racquetball)
Alison Tetrick (cycling)
Morgan Fuller Kolsrud began serving on AAC leadership in 2023 after serving as an AAC alternate in 2016 and the primary AAC representative in 2018. Fuller Kolsrud was a member of Team USA from 2010-2013, where she won a silver medal in the team event at the 2011 Pan American Games and a bronze medal in the team event at the 2013 World University Games. She was also a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Training Squad. Outside of the pool, she has worked in the sports industry for the last 10 years. Her experience includes sports tech, volunteer programs and major events, such as the World University Games and the Super Bowl.