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IOC Profile: Anita DeFrantz

Anita DeFrantzGames Experience: Bronze medalist in rowing at the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal, Canada. Vice president of the organizing committee for the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, overseeing athlete housing. Board member of the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta and 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.

International Olympic Committee Experience: Member since 1986; term expires in 2032. Named to IOC Executive Board in 1992; elected to four-year term as vice president in 1997. Chairwoman of IOC Working Group on Women and Sport since 1995.

U.S. Olympic Committee Experience: Member since 1976

Age: 47

Home: Santa Monica, Calif.

Profession: Lawyer

Education: Bachelor of arts in political philosophy from Connecticut College; law degree from University of Pennsylvania.

Job: President of the Amateur Athletic Foundation in Los Angeles. The foundation, funded through the profits from the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, provides grants to youth sports programs.

Family: Paternal grandfather, Faburn E. DeFrantz, was a nationally known civil rights pioneer. Mother, Anita, is a professor of multicultural education in California and Tennessee. Late father, Robert DeFrantz, was executive director of an anti-poverty organization in Indianapolis. Three brothers.