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- WHO ARE WE? - 
We believe that Seattle can be a world-class sports community. That's why we are here. We're building community through sports, from professionals to amateurs and participants to fans. We believe sports can be a catalyst for local business growth, healthy locals, and a strong and sustaining pride in our community and our environment. We are committed to the mission of the Seattle Sports Commission - to working with local businesses, sports teams and organizations, community groups, and our neighbors. We are committed to getting things done. We're building support to attract the world's biggest sports events because we believe in the power of sports.  

 

 - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE -
Greg Root Chair - President, SuperGraphics division of GM Nameplate
Pam Pearson Vice Chair - General Manager, Q13 Fox/My Q2
Brian Stading Secretary/Treasurer - President NW Region, CenturyLink
Kirk Nelson Immediate Past Chair - President & CEO, AAA Washington
Tom Norwalk President & CEO, Visit Seattle
Carl Gardner Vice President / Market Manager, Bonneville Seattle Radio
Matt Van Der PeetGeneral Manager, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Chuck Nelson President & CEO, Washington Athletic Club
Karen BryantCEO, Seattle Storm
Ann SobilGeneral Sales Manager, KIRO 7
Bill HoganDirector of Athletics, Seattle University
Shannon Vetto Managing Director for Product Services, Russell Investments

 

 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS -
 Eric AslaksonNorthwestern Mutual
 Dave Aust RVP, Sponsorship Sales - West, Live Nation Network
 Jason Rose
Waste Management
 Karen Thomas
Principal and Managing Director, Gensler Seattle
 Bob Aylward Executive Vice President of Business Operations,Seattle Mariners Baseball Club
 Robert Bass
President, AT&T Washington
 Kim Bedier
Director of Public Assembly Facilities, City of Tacoma
 Mike Belcher Vice President, Sponsorships, Promotions & Events, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
 Eric BookerSnoqualmie Casino
 Tim Brown Senior Vice President, Regional Manager of Wells Fargo
 Anthony Chavez Public Affairs Manager, Weyerhaeuser
 Nancy Cho  President & CEO, Oki Golf 
 Mike Colbrese Executive Director, Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 
 Darlene Corkrum
Sr. Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Virginia Mason Medical Center
 Cathy CooperWashington Federal
 Josh Cooprider Regional Sales Director, MedKeeper
 Patrick Crumb President, DIRECTV Sports Networks & ROOT SPORTS
 Lisa Decker President & Market Manager, Clear Channel Radio
 Grant Degginger Lane Powell, PC
 Michelle DeLancy  Tournament Director, Boeing Classic
 Patrick Doherty Director of Economic Development, City of Federal Way
 Bob Donegan President, Ivar's 
 Murray DowPresident, The Dow Hotel Company
 Puneet DuggalNew York Life
 Kristi EllefsonDelta Dental
 Bob Flowers
 
 Jeff Gardiner Pacific NW Regional Marketing Manager, MillerCoors
 Bob Giles
Managing Partner, Perkins Coie
 Wayne Gittinger
Partner, Lane Powell, PC
 Kyle Griffith Vice President, Great Western Pacific
 Dave Haldi Client Executive, Marsh USA, Inc.
 Jorgen Gustafson
Vice President Senior Portfolio Manager, U.S. Bank
 Jason Hamilton  President & Partner, Richmond Public Relations
 Dr. Tom Hansen President & CEO, Seattle Children's Hospital
 Tiffany Hart Area Sales Leader, Marriott International 
 Jim Hill Vice President, Kemper Development 
 Bradley Hoff Attorney, Foster Pepper PLLC
 Mark Hooper
Director of Communications, Commercial Airplanes, Boeing
 Jack Hutchinson
Vice President & Market Manager, Entercom - Seattle
 Yogi Hutsen
President, Coastal Hotel Group
 David Johnson
Director, I Corps Public Affairs, United States Army
 Nick Keller CEO, Keller Supply
 Beth Knox  President & CEO, Seafair
 Rob Lampman Managing Partner, Eiger Marketing Group
 Jerry Lee Board Chairman, Mulvanny G2 Architecture
 Mike Marlow Senior Associate Director of Athletics, Washington State University
 Leslie Milinkovic Account Executive, Coca Cola Company of the Northwest
 Mike Miller
Chairman, Intracorp
 Cooper Mills
General Manager, Mackay Restaurants
 Rick May
Vice President of Business Services, Radarworks
 Ryan McCallen
Director of Marketing & Business Development, Jackson Dean Construction
 Pete Moran President, Rezin Marketing
 Anita MiresSenior Director and Head, Corporate Strategic Partnerships, Adobe Systems
 Paul Murphy
Director, Event Marketing and Sales West, Feld Entertainment
 Rene Neidhart General Manager, Renaissance Hotel
 John Nemeth Director, Wireless and Mobile Electronics, Amazon.com
 Alan Newstead
Sr. Vice President, Product Strategy, Bank of the West
 Bob O'BrienRegional Vice President, Comcast Spotlight
 Melani Patterson GM, Sharp
 Patrick Patrick
President & CEO, Seattle Bank
 Eric Pettigrew  Director of Community & Business Relations, Regence Blue Shield 
 Aaron Pugh
Regional Sales Manager, United Airlines
 Lance Randall Business Relations Manager, City of Seattle, Office of Economic Development
 Alicia Reinhard Sports Market Sales Manager, MTR Western
 Jim Rose
Director of Sales & Marketing, BELO
 Lee Rossini Vice President, US Retail Marketing 
 Robert SasakiUniversity of Washington
 Brian ScrenarIntellectual Ventures
 Dan SheridanVice President, Brooks
 Pete Shimer
Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP
 Elliot Silvers Vice President of Operations, Proctor Lane Investments
 Theresa Simpson
Attorney, Garvey Schubert Barer
 Jennifer SizemoreVice President, Communications & Marketing, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
 Bruce Skinner Senior Event Manager, The Competitor Group 
 Logan Steinhauer
Manager, Region Geographic & Trade Marketing, Anheuser-Busch
 Christopher SutherlandCommanding Officer, Navy Recruiting District Seattle
 Jack Thompson
Vice President, Private Banking Consultant, Sterling Bank
 Mikal Thomsen  Managing Director, Trilogy Partnership
 Jay Torrell
Creative Director, Print, FoxSportsNext
 Tom Turnure
Vice President, Servco Pacific Insurance
 Jim Walen  Dealer, Hyundai and Ford of Kirkland
 Tayloe Washburn Northeastern University - Seattle Graduate Campus Dean and CEO
 Beth Wojick President & CEO, Washington Special Olympics
 Joe Woods Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of King County Exec. Dow Constantine
 Jim Yowan
Vice President, Mortenson Construction
 - PAST CHAIR EX OFFICIO -
Elisabeth James  
D. Wayne Gittinger  Partner, Lane Powell, PC
Darlene Corkrum  Sr. VP, Chief Marketing Officer, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Yogi Hutsen  President, Coastal Hotel Group 
Pete Shimer  Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP 
Bob Flowers   
Bob Giles  Partner, Perkins Coie LLP 
Patrick Patrick  President & CEO, Seattle Bank 
Mitch Koch