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Officers

President: Robert Hacker
Immediate Past President: Nona M. Lee
Secretary: Vered Yakovee
Treasurer: Richard J. Ensor
Director of Publications: Gabe Feldman

Staff

Executive Director: Melissa Pomerene

Board Of Directors

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Jessica Berman
National Lacrosse League
Philadelphia, PA

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

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

Dennis M. Coleman
Ropes & Gray LLP
Boston, MA

William David Cornwell, Sr.
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 Sports & Entertainment
Brooklyn, NY

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

Robert "Bobby" A. Hacker
Robert A. Hacker Attorney at Law
Los Angeles, CA

Patrick Houlihan
Major League Baseball
New York, NY

Roger P. Kaplan
Alexandria, VA

Robert H. Lattinville
Spencer Fane, LLP
St. Louis, MO

Nona M. Lee
Arizona Diamondbacks
Phoenix, AZ

Jayma Meyer
Indiana University and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
New York, NY

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

Vicky Neumeyer
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans, LA

Maidie Oliveau
Arent Fox
Los Angeles, CA

Ian Penny
MLBPA
New York, NY

Matthieu Reeb
CAS
Lausanne, Switzerland

Allison Rich
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

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

Kenneth Shropshire
Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Brian Socolow
Loeb & Loeb LLP
New York, NY

Naima Stevenson Starks
NCAA
Indianapolis, IN

Michael B. Tannenbaum
Miami Dolphins
Miami, FL

Richard M. Thigpen
Charlotte, NC

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

Norman Wain
USA Track & Field
Indianapolis, IN

Maureen A. Weston
Pepperdine School of Law
Malibu, CA

Josh Whitman
University of Illinois
Champaign, IL

Vered Yakovee
Miami Heat
Miami, FL

Former Presidents

John F. Wendel
1988-1993

Bennett, Jacobs & Adams, P.A.
Lakeland, FL

A. Jackson Mills
1993-1995

Ascent Sports Management
Boulder, CO

Gary R. Roberts
1995 - 1997

Bradley University
Peoria, IL

Richard A. Berthelsen
1997 - 1999

NFL Players Association
Washington, DC

William Y. Webb
1999- 2001

Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia, PA

Pamela R. Lester
2001- 2003

Lester Sports and Entertainment, Inc.
Skillman, NJ

Richard Thigpen, Jr.
2003-2005

Kirk, Palmer & Thigpen, PA
Charlotte, NC

Ken Shropshire
2005-2007

Arizona State University
Scottsdale, AZ

Gordon I. Kirke, Q.C.
2007 - 2009

Toronto, Ontario
Canada

Robert E. Wallace, Jr.
2009-2011

Thompson Coburn LLP
St. Louis, MO

Tony Agnone
2011-2013

Eastern Athletics Services, Inc.
Hunt Valley, MD

Glenn M. Wong
2013-2015

Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ

Matthew J. Mitten
2015-2017

National Sports Law Institute and Marquette University Law School
Milwaukee, WI

Nona M. Lee
2017-2019

Arizona Diamondbacks
Phoenix, AZ

Emeritus Directors

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

Jean-Jacques Bertrand
Bertrand & Associates
Paris, France

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

Dennis Curran
NFL
New York, NY

Donald M. Fehr
NHLPA
Toronto, Ontario Canada

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

Stan Kasten
Los Angeles Dodgers
Atlanta, GA

Richard M. Moss
Pacific Palisades, CA

Jay Moyer
NFL
New York, NY

Robert H. Ruxin
Lexington, MA

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

Debbie L. Spander
Wasserman Media Group
Los Angeles, CA

Stephanie J. Vardavas
University of Oregon
Portland, OR

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

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