Administration

Mike Stagg: President

mike_staggPhone: 812-303-2046
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Bill Sias: Vice President

BillSiasPhone: 231-744-0070
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Dave Mansfield: East Coast Director

dave_mansfieldPhone: 781-294-4201
Cell: 617-633-1427
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State Membership Chairs


Consultants


Social Media Specialist

Chandler Tuttle

Contact Chandler via Bill Sias

 

 

 

 



Advisers to the Board

 Richard Hammer

Dr. Richard D. Hammer completed his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh Pa., graduating Magna Cum Laude. While in Pharmacy school he gained experience in research in Medicinal Chemistry. He then attended the elite M.D./Ph.D at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. where he studied pharmacology and the biochemistry of drug metabolism. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 1988, graduating 9th in his class of 145. He then completed a 5 year-residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville TN. followed by a specialty year in Surgical Pathology and Cytology and then a two-year fellowship in Hematopathology under Dr. Robert Collins, co-developer of the Lukes-Collins lymphoma classification system. Dr. Hammer also spent an additional year of fellowship training in molecular pathology techniques at Vanderbilt developing novel molecular assays related to lymphomas.  Dr. Hammer is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with subspecialty board certification in Hematology.
After completion of his training in 1996, Dr. Hammer joined Clinical Pathology Associates in Austin TX, which serves 10 hospitals in Austin and San Antonio, is the third largest clinical lab in the US, and runs numerous outpatient surgery centers. He served as senior partner, Vice President and member of the Executive Committee.
Dr. Hammer currently serves as Associate Director of Clinical Laboratories, Associate Professor of Clinical and Anatomical Sciences at University of Missouri and Director of Hematopathology and Coagulation. He was also recently appointed to a team of 23 faculty members to train students seeking a PhD track in informatics. 

In 2010 Dr. Hammer developed an interest in the process of aging and preventive medicine. Dr. Hammer completed a fellowship in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine, broadening the scope of his experience combined with new therapies. He is an expert in metabolic testing, supplements, nutriceuticals, nutrition and exercise for optimal health as well as stem cell techniques for preventive and regenerative medicine.

Dr. Hammer has a long history of strength training and sports, first starting in high school as a competitive tennis player and an avid weight lifter in medical school. He has also been a high-level     amateur golfer in his younger days. He has coached youth in soccer and golf.  After moving to Missouri he rediscovered powerlifting and joined the OWOWS/OMOWS in Columbia MO and holds the current Missouri State record for Bench Press and Deadlift (M4, 82.5kg) set at the 2016 Show Me State Games, beating the prior deadlift record set in 1996 by 29.5kg.  He is also an ADFPF National referee. In his spare time, Dr. Hammer can be found at the gym, hiking, running or cycling on the trail or developing new healthy recipes at home.


Tim Piper

Tim has been coaching lifters and teaching exercise science courses for over 25 years. His areas of expertise include sport performance,  powerlifting, weightlifting, and personal training for special populations. As a professor he has been involved in conducting dozens of research studies related to strength training, performance assessment, sport psychology, and adult learning. His coaching successes have included numerous powerlifters who have competed and set countless records in the ADFPF and WDFPF.  As a weightlifting coach he has coached lifters at the national level, spanning schoolage to senior nationals. His He is a current masters competitor in both weightlifting and powerlifting. 

 

 

 


Mail address:
ADFPF
2920 Harmony Way
Evansville, In 47720


Job Descriptions

President

Elected, voluntary position

Role and Responsibilities

  • Growth and partnership opportunities for the ADFPF (Mr. America for example…)
  • Organize directors for national level and/or international level event
  • Work with WDFPF as appropriate on procedural issues
  • Insure the executive board functions according to expectations
  • Insure the integrity of the organization
  • Attend as many ADFPF National meets as possible.

Qualifications

An active interest in powerlifting. Experience in managing a professional organization. Ability to deal with all people in all situations. Must travel to a majority of all national events.

Preferred Skills

Organized, good time manager, familiar with common productivity software.

Additional Notes

Vice President

Elected, voluntary position

Role and Responsibilities

  • Day to day operation of the federation
  • First line of communication with lifters and meet directors
  • Supervise State Chairs
  • Insure integrity of all lifting records
  • Responsible for meet results, drug testing COC and samples completion in a timely manner and according to federation expectations
  • Attend as many ADFPF National meets as possible.

Qualifications

An active interest in powerlifting. Experience in managing a professional organization. Ability to deal with all people in all situations. Must travel to a majority of all national events.

Preferred Skills

Organized, good time manager, familiar with common productivity software.

Additional Notes


Treasurer

Elected, voluntary position

Role and Responsibilities

  • Payment to the WDFPF for lifter entry fees
  • Maintain bank account
  • Annual Financial Statement
  • File forms 990 National and State

Qualifications

An active interest in powerlifting. Demonstrated financial management skills and an understanding of tax law. Familiarity with current banking practices, i.e. PayPal, Square.

Preferred Skills

Organized, good time manager, familiar with common productivity software.

Additional Notes

Drug Control Officer

Elected, voluntary position

Role and Responsibilities

  • Therapeutic Use Exemption
  • Chain Of Custody
  • Interface with Quest and WADA/USADA
  • Issuance of Suspension Letters
  • Communicating the lifter’s position to the WDFPF

Qualifications

A medical professional, preferably a doctor. Excellent written communications skills.

Preferred Skills

Organized, good time manager, familiar with common productivity software.

Additional Notes


International Director

Elected, voluntary position

Role and Responsibilities

  • Coordination of ADFPF team applications (posting, receipt and communication)
  • Insuring the WDFPF fees are tabulated and communicated to the treasurer by October 1 of each year.
  • Tabulate and communicate entry fees for the WDFPF events to treasurer for payment
  • Coordinate ordering of TEAM USA uniforms
  • Primary representative to WDFPF congress (submittal of motions and ADFPF consensus positions)

Qualifications

A track record of international travel and relations. Good interpersonal skills. Willingness to travel internationally.

Preferred Skills

Organized, good time manager, familiar with common productivity software.

Additional Notes

Regional Director

Elected, voluntary position

Role and Responsibilities

  • Promote the ADFPF in a specific area
  • Interface with Gym owners
  • Serves as state chair when one does not exist within the region.

Qualifications

An active interest in powerlifting.

Preferred Skills

Organized, good time manager, familiar with common productivity software.


State Chair

Hired, paid position

Role and Responsibilities

  • Insure that a State Meet happens every year.
  • Represent the ADFPF at meets in your state.
  • Assist ADFPF meet hosts.
  • Maintain state records.
  • Maintain state meet records.
  • Coordinate with the Drug Testing Officer.
  • Coordinate with the Technology Officer regarding website information.
  • Attend as many ADFPF National meets as possible.
  • Responsible for meet results, drug testing COC and samples completion in a timely manner and according to federation expectations

Qualifications

An active interest in powerlifting.

Preferred Skills

Organized, good time manager, familiar with common productivity software.

Additional Notes

Hired by and reports to the Vice President

 


Board Elections:

An individual may self-nominate or be nominated. Candidates must accept the nomination for it to be valid.

The Executive board will verify that a nominee meets the requirements for the nominated position. If a candidate is denied the opportunity to run the reason(s) will be communicated by the board.

The membership votes for their candidates of choice. A voting member is any member in good standing in the current or previous calendar year.

Each position can be replaced after 2 years. Only half of the board positions expire each year. The positions of President and Vice President may not expire in the same year.

Nominations for expiring position must be received by the end of the year.

Voting begins January 1st and continues until Single Event Nationals conclude. The results are announced immediately.

Nominees may submit a letter to be published on website as to why they believe they are correct for the position.

Positions expiring in 2018 are: President, Treasurer, and International Director.

Positions expiring in 2019 are: Vice President, East Coast Director, and Drug Control Officer

The cycle will continue every year, i.e. in 2020 President, Treasurer, and International Director will expire.