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Officers

President: Matthew J. Mitten
President Elect: Nona M. Lee
Secretary: Vered Yakovee
Treasurer: Ken Shropshire
Director of Publications: Gabe Feldman

Staff

Executive Director: Richard A. Guggolz
Deputy Executive Director: Melissa M. Pomerene

Board Of Directors

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Jeffrey E. Benz
BenzADR/Benz Law Group
Los Angeles, CA

Jessica Berman
National Hockey League
New York, NY

Adolpho A. Birch, III
National Football League
New York, NY

Mary K. Braza
Foley & Lardner, LLP
Milwaukee, WI

Stokely G. Caldwell, Jr.
Robinson Bradshaw and Hinson PA
Charlotte, NC

Dennis M. Coleman
Ropes & Gray LLP
Boston, MA

William David Cornwell, Sr.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Atlanta, GA

William Daly
National Hockey League
New York, NY

Tom DePaso
NFLPA
Washington, DC

Woodie Dixon, Jr.
Pac-12 Conference

Richard J. Ensor
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Inc.
Edison, NJ

Gabe Feldman
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Layth Gafoor
Lucentem Sports & Entertainment Law
Toronto, ON
Canada

Jeffrey B. Gewirtz
Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center
Brooklyn, NY

C. Peter Goplerud
InfiLaw Management Solutions
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Robert "Bobby" A. Hacker
Fox Sports
Los Angeles, CA

Daniel Halem
Major League Baseball
New York, NY

Roger P. Kaplan
Alexandria, VA

Robert H. Lattinville
St. Louis, MO

Nona M. Lee
Arizona Diamondbacks
Phoenix, AZ

Matthew J. Mitten
National Sports Law Institute and Marquette University Law School
Milwaukee, WI

Vicky Neumeyer
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans, LA

David M. Prouty
MLBPA
New York, NY

Allison Rich
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

J. Mark Rodgers
Law Office of Mark Rodgers, PA
Palm City, FL

Robert H. Ruxin
Lexington, MA

Kenneth Shropshire
Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Brian Socolow
Loeb & Loeb LLP
New York, NY

Debbie L. Spander
Wasserman Media Group
Los Angeles, CA

Rachael St. Peter
Under Armour
Baltimore, MD

Naima M. Stevenson
NCAA
Indianapolis, IN

Michael B. Tannenbaum
Miami Dolphins
Miami, FL

Richard M. Thigpen
Carolina Panthers
Charlotte, NC

Travis T. Tygart
The United States Anti-Doping Agency
Boulder, CO

Norman Wain
USA Track & Field
Indianapolis, IN

Vered Yakovee
Miami Heat
Miami, FL

Former Presidents

Tony Agnone
Eastern Athletics Services, Inc.
Hunt Valley, MD

Richard A. Berthelsen
NFL Players Association
Washington, DC

Gordon I. Kirke, Q.C.
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Pamela R. Lester
Lester Sports and Entertainment, Inc.
Skillman, NJ

A. Jackson Mills
Ascent Sports Management
Boulder, CO

Gary R. Roberts
Bradley University
Peoria, IL

Richard Thigpen, Jr.
Kirk, Palmer & Thigpen, PA
Charlotte, NC

Robert E. Wallace, Jr.
Thompson Coburn LLP
St. Louis, MO

William Y. Webb
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia, PA

John F. Wendel
Bennett, Jacobs & Adams, P.A.
Lakeland, FL

Glenn M. Wong
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA

 

Emeritus Directors

Jean-Jacques Bertrand
Bertrand & Associates
Paris, France

Dennis Curran
NFL
New York, NY

Donald M. Fehr
NHLPA
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Craig E. Fenech
Law Offices of Craig E. Fenech
Fallbrook, CA

Reuven J. Katz
Katz Teller Brant & Hild
Cincinnati, OH

Stan Kasten
Los Angeles Dodgers
Atlanta, GA

Richard M. Moss
Pacific Palisades, CA

Jay Moyer
NFL
New York, NY

Lloyd E. Shefsky; Founder & President Emeritus
Taft Law
Chicago, IL

Stephanie J. Vardavas
University of Oregon
Portland, OR

Richard L. Wagenheim
Wagenheim & Wagner, P.A.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

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