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Lance VanHaitsma
Director of Operations

The NISOA Executive Board is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Lance VanHaitsma (Florida) to the position of Director of Operations. Lance was selected by the committee lead by NISOA Executive Director Julie Swarts and Dan Lukash after a nationwide search. The Director of Operations is an Executive Board position, responsible for organization operational support, assisting chapters and members with policy interpretation and developing initiatives.

Lance is a member of the Florida Sun ISOA chapter, a NISOA National Referee since 2011 and is currently on the FIFA International Panel as a futsal referee. Most notably, Lance officiated the 2015 NCAA Women’s College Cup final.

We welcome Lance to the senior leadership of our organization in this important role.

5 Responses to “Welcome New Director of Operations – Lance VanHaitsma”

  1. Don Dennison Don Dennison says:

    Heartiest congratulations to a well-deserved appointment.
    Please let me know if I can be of any assistance to you in this important position.

  2. Bobby Baldwin says:

    Congratulations Lance!

    • Julie Swarts Julie Swarts says:

      Thank you for your comments. I am sure Lance appreciates all of the outpouring of support.

    • Lance VanHaitsma Lance VanHaitsma says:

      I appreciate the comments of support.

      I look forward to assisting NISOA in remaining relevent within the collegiate officiating landscape and carry on the tradition of excellence that those before me established

      • Mark Cahen says:

        Congratulations Lance. Well deserved! You have always inspired those around you to focus on excellence on and off the field. Dr. Ray Bernabei, may he rest in peace, has a huge smile on his face right now knowing that NISOA is in great hands!