USA Gymnastics Board Members Resign Amid Nassar Sexual Assault Scandal

USA Gymnastics announced Monday that its board of directors resigned to “move forward in implementing change within our organization.” The move comes as the sexual abuse scandal involving former sports doctor Larry Nassar continues to grow. At his sentencing hearing, at least 80 victims have testified that he sexually assaulted them and more continue coming forward. The organization said its executive leadership – Chairman Paul Parilla, Vice Chairman Jay Binder & Treasurer Bitsy Kelley – resigned, effective Sunday. The board of directors will choose “an interim chairperson” until a permanent selection is named, the organization said.

Let the housecleaning begin as three USA Gymnastics board members resign


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