Preventing Abuse in Olympic and Amateur Athletics: Ensuring a Safe and Secure Environment for Our Athletes

June 5, 2018

G50 Dirksen

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, will convene a hearing entitled “Preventing Abuse in Olympic and Amateur Athletics: Ensuring a Safe and Secure Environment for Our Athletes,” at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in Dirksen room G50. The hearing will focus on how past processes to protect our Olympic athletes from abuse have failed to keep athletes safe and explore current efforts to provide a safe environment for amateur athletes.

Witnesses:

  • Ms. Rhonda Faehn, former Women’s Program Director, USA Gymnastics
  • Mr. Steve Penny, former President, USA Gymnastics
  • Ms. Lou Anna Simon, former President, Michigan State University

*Witness list subject to change.

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security 

This hearing will take place in Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G50. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

Webcast

Majority Statement

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson

Witness Panel 1