NISOA Executive Board
Gary Huber (MO) – President
Responsible to supervise the Executive Director, Associate Executive Director, and Director of Operations. Presides over Executive Board meetings. Advises on the management of the Association. Appoints/terminates committee chair. Appoints officers and representatives to unexpired terms.
Marc Lawrence (MI) – Vice President
Serves in the absence of the President. Responsible for the Ethics and Grievance committee, sales, welfare and the National Convention.
Ben Trevino (IN) – Secretary
Serves as official record keeper. Records minutes of all official meetings and distributes them as required. Maintains complete and updated copy of the Constitution, By-Laws and Policy Manual.
John Puglisi (NY) – Past President
Responsible for marketing, hospitality and fundraising. Assists in forming chapters. Maintains record and history.
Todd Abraham (IL) – Sr. Director of Instruction
Develops National training materials. Responsible for training National and Local Clinicians. Coordinates regional and NSCAA clinics. Oversees the curriculum and management for the National Training Academy and National Referee Program. Prepares the Preseason Guide and Rules Differences Guide. Liaison with NASO.
George Noujaim (CA) – Sr. Director of Evaluations
Manages the Assessment and Physical Fitness programs.
Dan Lukash (MD) – Sr. Director of Programs
Responsible for NISOA programs for interscholastic, assignment and technology.
Tom Richardson (NC) – Associate Director
Manages the membership roster, awards, and makes payments to vendors. Responsible for sales.
Lance Van Haitsma (FL) – Sr. Director of Operations
Responsible for managing operational support and organizational policy issues.
Tori Penso (FL) – NISOA Managing Director
Provides strategic leadership and general overall management to NISOA
Jim Miller (NY) – Chairman, Regional Representatives
Represents the regional representatives and their chapters.
Carmen Serbio (NC) Director, Financial Management
Responsible for financial and investment management. Prepares reports and monitors financial performance
NISOA Regional Map
There are 11 Regional Representatives who expedite grievance decisions, act as an intermediate agent between the National Office and local Chapters. The Regional Representatives also make recommendations on policies, coordinate new chapter formation and manage the regional referee of the year award. Regional Representatives are elected by the chapters in their region every two years.