Governance

Building the supporters group for all of Austin.

Governing Rules and Policies

Austin Anthem is governed by the Austin Anthem Bylaws. Changes to these Bylaws are enacted by the Board as needed.

updated 03 Nov 2020

Leadership

Austin Anthem is an all volunteer organization. Leaders are chosen by our members and team as dictated by the bylaws of Austin Anthem.

Leadership Committee

The Board governs Austin Anthem and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the organization. Our Executive Board is modeled in a 4-4-2 format. That is:

  • 4 Executive Officers
  • 4 Committee Representatives
  • 2 Member At-Large Representatives

Executive Officers' term is two years. Committee Representatives and Member At-Large Representatives' term is one year.

Austin Anthem leadership can be reached via email: firstname.lastname@austinanthem.org.

Organizational Committees

Any member of Austin Anthem in good standing can volunteer to join the Organizational Team which the Leadership Committee supports. Committees are empowered to make recommendations and decisions that are in the best interests of the supporting Austin FC and representing Austin Anthem according to our mission and goals.

We also look to Org. Team members to be the next generation of leadership for the organization, as they see and experience first-hand what goes into making a great American supporters group.

Executive Officers

President - Josh Babetski
Term Ends: January 2023
Josh Babetski is the President and Founder of Austin Anthem.
Vice President - Dan Conrad
Term Ends: January 2021
Dan Conrad is the Vice President of Austin Anthem.
Secretary - Traci Babetski
Term Ends: January 2023
Traci Babetski is the Secretary of Austin Anthem, and mother of dragons.
Treasurer - Christine Hanley
Term Ends: January 2021
Christine Hanley is the Treasurer of Austin Anthem and enjoys merchandise, tifos, and lawncare.

Committee Representatives

Representative - Tony Cardone
Term Ends: January 2021
Tony Cardone is the least athletic of the Cardone family but likes to make up for it in sarcasm.
Representative - Jorge Chavez
Term Ends: January 2021
Jorge Chavez was raised in El Paso, but now prefers Central Time.
Representative - Michelle Frasch
Term Ends: January 2021
Michelle Frasch is currently blocked by the Houston Dash's head coach on Twitter.
Representative - Ryan Vautherot
Term Ends: January 2021
Ryan Vautherot single-handedly dragged France to their 2018 World Cup victory.

Member At-Large Representatives

Representative - Chloe Hanson
Term Ends: January 2021
Chloe Hanson is pretty sure that her dog Comet is better than yours, but is not willing to fight about it... at this time.
Representative - Vacant
Term Ends: January 2021