July 17, 2017
CLEVELAND -- The members of the National Association of Athletic Ticketing and Sales Operations (NAATSO) elected Arkansas State University's Associate Athletics Director, External Relations, Jason Martin as President for 2017-18 at the 3rd annual NAATSO Convention held in Orlando, Florida in late June.
"I am thrilled and honored to help continue the growth of our young organization and membership we serve that Troy and Carrie laid a such a strong foundation for," said Martin. "NAATSO has already provided significant opportunities for Ticket Sales, Operations and Revenue Generation leaders throughout collegiate athletics and together, with our Board, I look forward to serving our membership to provide more opportunities to learn, engage and grow."
Martin takes over for Carrie Neville, who served as President for 2016-17 In addition to Martin, three Officers were also elected to serve for the 2017-18 membership year: Erin Dunn Rockenbach, director of sales at Providence College, will serve as 1st Vice President; while Brian Broussard, associate athletics director -- ticket sales & operations at Louisiana State University will move into the 2nd Vice President role. The 3rd Vice President spot will be occupied by Seton Hall University's Assistant Athletics Director for Ticket Operations, Joseph Rixon.
Along with the Officers, the NAATSO Board of Directors will assist in the development and advancement of the Association. The 2017-18 Board will be comprised of: Anita Guerricabeitia, assistant athletic director/ticket operations at Boise State University; Ryan Kindt, director of ticket sales at North Carolina State University; Justin Kirk, director of ticket sales at the University of Arizona; Rob Kristiniak, associate athletic director for ticket sales & service at the University of Washington; Rachel Myers, group sales manager at the University of Michigan; Adam O'Connell, director of ticket operations at the University of Akron; Scott Tester, senior manager, ticketing at Pac-12 Conference; and Adam Tschuor, associate athletics director -- revenue & partnerships at University of Dayton.
About NAATSO: NAATSO is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities; enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics; and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of athletics ticketing administrators. For more information about NAATSO, please visit www.naatso.com. NAATSO is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 53rd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.