In September, ISHOF's board chairman, Dale Neuburger, resigned, stating that Freas
' conduct was the reason.
If I were the European coach I'd be doing exactly the same thing, playing possum to show at the last (moment) how good they really are,' Freas
also predicted that future natural-resource decisions will be made "based upon natural boundaries and limitations rather than political boundaries and jurisdictions.
In addition, numerous supporters were angry with former President/CEO Sam Freas
for trying to arrange deals with other cities to move the facility.
The international Swimming Hall of Fame's long-running battle over a location for its new headquarters has mushroomed into an internal war in which numerous members have resigned or withdrawn, citing discontent with its president/chief executive officer, Sam Freas
The 56-piece exhibit features sculptures from Henry DePosit of Seattle and Don Freas
of Olympia; photography from John Maher of Rowena; and paintings from Amirra Malak of Hood River, John Moilanen of Shoreline, Wash., Lee Musgrave of Lyle, Wash., and Pat Tolle of Mukilteo, Wash.
Starting a National Aquatic Management School was next, followed by organizing the National Aquatic Summit with Sam Freas
, president of the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
, ISHOF executive director, said the debt will be paid immediately following this month's board of directors' meeting.
was born March 26, 1926, in Philadelphia to Howard and Maude Minister Freas
But that's not the real issue, anyway, said Sam Freas
, ISHOF's executive director.
Participants included Shawn DeRosa, NRPA's Northeast regional director, Lynn, Mass.; Sam Freas
, president of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Connie Harvey, national health and safety expert for the Washington, D.C-based American Red Cross; Adolph Kiefer, 1936 Olympic champion and owner of equipment supplier Kiefer & Associates, Zion, Ill.; and Doug Whiteaker, senior principal, aquatic director at Ohlson Lavoie Corp., a Denver architecture and design firm.
After recent elections brought in new Pompano Beach commissioners, Swerdlow and ISHOF "renegotiated the contract in good faith," said Sam Freas
, ISHOF president.