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Board of Directors

Board Members

President
Michelle Harrolle, Director, Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program 

Vice President
Claire Lessinger, Director of Special Events, Tampa Bay Sports Commission 

Treasurer, VP of Finance
Michelle Davidson, Director of Finance, Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment

Secretary, VP of Communications
Michelle Gervais, Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Committee Chairs

Membership Committee Co-Chair
Janelle Wells, Assistant Professor, Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program

Events Committee Co-Chair
Meredith Scerba, Sr Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs, University of South Florida

Events Committee Co-Chair
Angie Richison, Vice President of Revenue, Kilburn Live

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair
Samantha Bireley, Manager of Baseball Operations, Tampa Bay Rays

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair
Ashley Austin, Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Tampa Bay Rays

WISE Within Committee Co-Chair
Toiaya Crawford, Marketing & Public Relations Maven, Fifth Ave. Management

WISE Within Committee Co-Chair
Elizabeth Frazier, SVP, Philanthropy & Community Initiatives and Executive Director, Lightning Foundation

Outreach Committee Co-Chair
Brittany Austin, Director of Marketing, Tampa Bay Lightning

Outreach Committee Co-Chair
Stephanie Paladino, Director, MiLB Account Services, Major League Baseball

Finance Committee
Ashley Leko, Assistant Athletic Director, Business Operations & Finance, USF Athletics

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