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24651 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH 44145

Fax: 440-892-4007


Bob   Bob Vecchione - Direct: 440-788-7466
Executive Director

  Pat Manak - Direct: 440-788-7467
Deputy Executive Director
Responsibilities include: Staff administrator for NACDA & Affiliates Convention week; Senior staff administrator all NACDA affiliate associations and the Internship Program; Assistant editor of Athletics Administration; Coordinates internal operations and is the liaison to the 1A ADs Association; Staff travel coordinator; Staff administrator for the NACDA FBS Leadership Summit, Men's Final Four, and NACDA Mid-Winter Meetings.

chris   Chris Green- Direct: 440-788-7485
Senior Associate Executive Director - External Relations & Communications
Responsibilities include: Overseeing external relations for NACDA including long-term and day-to-day communications efforts, and serving as the main contact between NACDA and its corporate sponsors.

  Jason Galaska - Direct: 440-788-7470
Associate Executive Director - Administration
Responsibilities include: Staff administrator for NAADD, NATYCAA, FCS ADA, I-AAA ADA, D2 CCA and the D2 ADA, as well as the NACDA Foundation Professional Development Stipend Program, Senior Administrators Mentoring Institute and annual Membership Drive; and assistant editor of Athletics Administration.

  Noreen Byrne - Direct: 440-788-7471
Associate Executive Director - Finance
Responsibilities include: Financial reporting (internal and external), budgeting and strategic planning, investments and treasury functions, risk management, compensation and benefits management.

  Julie Work - Direct: 440-788-7468
Assistant Executive Director
Responsibilities include: Staff administrator for MOAA, NAAC and NADIIIAA; co-administrator for the Learfield Directors' Cup and the Mike Cleary Northeastern Ohio Chapter of the National Football Foundation.

  Katie Newman - Direct: 440-788-7474
Senior Manager - Affiliate Associations
Responsibilities include: Staff administrator for CABMA, CEFMA and N4A, the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation and the Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year Program; Manager of NACDA and Affiliates Awards ordering.

brian   Chelcie Abajian - Direct: 440-788-7473
Manager - Affiliate Associations
Responsibilities include: Staff administrator for ICLA, NAATSO, NACMA and NAIA-ADA.

brian   Brian Horning - Direct: 440-788-7469
Director - Membership Services
Responsibilities include: Membership and registration for NACDA and its Affiliate Associations; Athletics Administration circulation; Co-administrator for the Learfield Directors' Cup .

  Kara (Cox) Ditzel - Direct: 440-788-7483
Manager - Events and Sponsorship
Responsibilities include: Sponsor activation and account management for NACDA corporate and Convention sponsors; Meeting planning; Event coordination.

  Dana LeRoy- Direct: 440-788-7482
Manager - Communications
Responsibilities include: Primary editor of the NACDA Daily Review; Coordinator of the Internship Program; Athletics Administration editor; NACDA & Affiliates social media efforts; Design and content management of NACDA.com and the Convention mobile app; Media contact for NACDA and its Affiliate Associations.

  Barb Koenig - Direct: 440-788-7472
Staff Accountant
Responsibilities include: Assisting with internal expense reports and managing financials for NACDA and its Affiliate Associations.

  Kyle Youngblood - Direct: 440-788-7484
Affiliate Associations Communications Coordinator
Responsibilities include: Overseeing communications efforts for the 16 Affiliate Associations under the NACDA umbrella.

  Beth Schindler - Direct: 440-788-7475
Executive Assistant
Responsibilities include: Coordinating all internal and external appointments and conference calls as assigned; Maintain corporate calendar; Material preparation for conferences, meetings, correspondences and appointments.
2018-19 Interns:

Jack Kavanagh

Courtney MaGinn

Andy Schultz

Alexyss Scott