Two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan has been elected to the Special Olympics Board of Directors, according to the Associated Press.
Kwan is also a public diplomacy envoy for the State Department and on the President's physical fitness council.
According to the article, regarding the Board of Directors:
The board of directors is the governing authority for the Special Olympics, responsible for its global affairs and strategies. Members are elected to a three-year term and may serve a maximum of nine consecutive years of service.