July 26, 2012
CLEVELAND – Purdue University’s David Wilson, trademark licensing director, was selected by the members of the International Collegiate Licensing Association (ICLA) to serve as president for 2012-13. Wilson succeeds Maggie Harris, director, trademark licensing at Vanderbilt University, who served as president a year ago.
“I would like to thank Maggie, the Officers, Board members and our Sponsors for making last year’s Symposium and Convention such successes,” said Wilson. “We had more attendees at last year’s Convention than ever before and we are excited to build off that momentum and continue to provide top-level education to licensing professionals in our industry.”
Also elected to serve ICLA for the 2011-12 term were 1st Vice President Marty Ludwig, director - trademarks and licensing at the University of Cincinnati; 2nd Vice President/Treasurer Brett Eden, director – marketing and licensing auxiliary services at the University of Utah; and 3rd Vice President/Secretary Scott Stevenson, creative communications director & trademark licensing coordinator at University of California Davis.
Selected to terms on the Board were Jeff Church, director of collegiate licensing at Levelwear; Renata Hays, director of licensing at University of Oklahoma; and Eric Johnson, vice president collegiate sales & marketing at WinCraft, Inc.
Church, Hays and Johnson join the following licensing professionals on the Board – Dale Arens, trademark licensing director at the University of Iowa; Rachael Bickerton, director, trademark licensing and enforcement at Boise State University; Robin Cooper, assistant director of licensing and trademarks at Indiana University; Brian Hommel, director trademark licensing at Louisiana State University; and Cassidy Moore, VP – marketing & licensing at The Original Retro Brand.
About ICLA: ICLA provides educational and networking opportunities, enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics, and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of collegiate licensing. For more information on ICLA, please visit www.iclanet.com. ICLA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 48th year. For more information on NACDA and the 13 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com