Meet Our US Figure Skating Officials

Becky Binns – Shorewood, WI

  • Regional Competition Singles/Pairs Judge
  • Gold Singles/Pairs Judge
  • WFSC Vice President

Bill Clausius – Sun Prairie, WI

  • Sectional Announcer

Carolyn Clausius – Sun Prairie, WI

  • National Competition Singles/Pairs Judge
  • Sectional Synchronized Competition Judge
  • Regional Singles/Pairs Referee
  • Gold Singles/Pairs and Figure Judge
  • WFSC President

Tom Dropp – Milwaukee, WI

  • Regional Competition Singles/Pairs Judge
  • Gold Singles/Pairs Judge
  • WFSC Membership Chair

Kate Hartzler – Waltham, MA

  • Bronze Singles Judge

Charlotte Heidenreich – Whitefish Bay, WI

  • National Competition Judge for Singles/Pairs, Theater On Ice, and Showcase
  • Gold Singles/Pairs Judge
  • Gold Dance Judge

Juan Rios – Hales Corners, WI

  • Competition music

Tara Stamm – Oak Creek, WI

  • International choreographer, national coach, movement consultant, analyst, and dancer
  • USFS Technical Specialist in Singles and Dance
  • Two-time USFS Gold Medalist in Ice Dance and Field Moves
  • Ice Theatre MKE Artistic Director
  • Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, and choreography coach

Gayle Tanger – Wauwatosa, WI

  • National Referee, Competition Judge, Technical Controller, and Data Operator for Singles, Pairs, and Synchronized
  • U.S. Figure Skating past Vice-President, Olympic Rep, and ISU Rep
  • Past ISU Championship Referee, Judge, Technical Controller, Official’s Assessment Commission, and Seminar Presenter.  Current ISU special projects.
  • Co-founder of Skate Milwaukee with husband, Tom
  • Co-founder of Broadmoor Open and Co-founder of Peggy Fleming Trophy
  • Longtime Wisconsin FSC BOD
  • Pettit National Ice Center BOD—Secretary
  • Tanger Scholarship Fund

Thomas Tanger – Wauwatosa, WI

  • National Accountant, Technical Accountant, and Data Operator for Singles, Pairs, and Synchronized
  • National Vice-Chair for Technical Accountants and special projects.
  • Co-Founder of Skate Milwaukee with wife, Gale
  • Tanger Scholarship Fund

Jaime Whyte – Naperville, IL

National Competition Technical Specialist in Dance