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Alumni Advisory Board

Our initiative is extremely fortunate to be supported by an ADVISORY BOARD equally committed to understanding how sports impacts society. Our members include:

  • Board Chair: Vince Doria, Retired Senior VP and Director of News, ESPN
  • Dr. Yolanda Brooks, Sports Life Transitions; Dallas Cowboys
  • Steve Chappelear, president, OSU Varsity “O” Alumni Society
  • John Davidson, professor, Faculty-Athletics Representative
  • Dru Hancock, former senior associate commissioner, Big 12 Conference
  • Ryan King, divisional dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences and professor of sociology
  • Linda Logan, Executive Director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission
  • Stacy McGranor, director, user experience, San Jose Sharks
  • Matthew Mitten, director of the National Sports Law Institute, Professor of Law at Marquette University
  • Marscilla Packer, Athletic Director, Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy, Director of Ohio Youth Girls Basketball, 4-time Big Ten Women’s Basketball Champion
  • Joshua Perry, Ohio State football, NBC Sports
  • Shaun Richard, Associate Athletics Director for Sport Administration at Ohio State University
  • Rick Spielman, NFL scout
  • Greg Strizek, director of Research at Strategic Analytics
  • Jim Treleaven, president and CEO at VIA Strategy Group LLC
  • Kristin Watt, Ohio State Alumni Association Board of Directors, Partner at Vorys
  • Bruce Wimbish, Sports Business 
  • Jacki Windon, Revenue Project Manager, Portland Trail Blazers