Back to News USA Climbing, the national governing body for the sport of climbing, is pleased to announce the addition of Deana Labriola to its Board of Directors. Labriola’s experience in the climbing community and her professional background make her a valuable addition to the organization’s leadership team. Labriola brings to the Board the professional skillset of a more than 20-year career as a corporate lawyer and the experience of being a parent to a youth athlete within the competitive climbing community. “Deana Labriola is a great combination of committed climbing parent, well-respected professional, and influential voice for many successful organizations,” said Marc Norman, President of USA Climbing. “We are thrilled to welcome her to our Board of Directors. Her expertise and commitment to the sport will be invaluable as we continue to advance the growth and development of climbing in the United States.” Labriola has a proven track record of board service, as she currently holds several positions dedicated to the success of various private and non-profit organizations, including YMCA of the Triangle, one of the top 5 YMCAs in the country for youth programming, operating revenue, and annual campaign fundraising. In her various board and committee roles, she has served in a leadership capacity on several fundraising and capital campaigns, supported and advised on enterprise risk management matters, and transitioned boards and committees through evolving governance structures and community partner relationships. “I am honored to join the USA Climbing Board of Directors and contribute to the continued success of the sport,” said Labriola. “Climbing has been a significant part of my family’s life, and I am excited to work alongside fellow board members to support the climbing community and drive positive change within the sport.” As a member of the Board of Directors, Labriola will play a crucial role in guiding the strategic direction of USA Climbing, overseeing its policies, and ensuring that the organization’s mission to promote and grow climbing in the United States is fulfilled. Labriola’s appointment to the USA Climbing Board of Directors underscores the organization’s commitment to fostering a strong community and shaping the future of the sport. Click Here to learn more about the USA Climbing Board of Directors.