Board & Committees

Industry Council

This committee is led by the Seminar Chair and consists of league and industry officials and their representatives who provide insight into their sectors and provide guidance to the SMA Board when appropriate.

These committee members may perform the following duties:

  • Offer league updates at Annual Seminar
  • Act as league contact point for members
  • Take on an advisory role as requested by Board
Rick Nafe
Rick Nafe
Retired VP of Operations
Tampa Sports Authority
Tropicana Field
Tampa Bay Rays
St. Petersburg, FL
Jim Folk
Jim Folk
VP, Ballpark Operations
Cleveland Indians
Cleveland, OH
Julie Giese
Julie Giese
President
Phoenix Raceway
Avondale, AZ
Bill Hancock
Bill Hancock
Executive Director
College Football Playoff
Irving, TX
Paul Hanlon
Paul Hanlon
Senior Director, Ballpark Operations & Sustainability
Major League Baseball
New York, NY
Anthony Holman
Anthony Holman
Managing Director, Championships and Alliances
NCAA
Indianapolis, IN
Cathy Lanier
Cathy Lanier
Senior Vice President
National Football League
New York, NY
Caleb Quezada
Caleb Quezada
Commercial Facilities Section, Office of Infrastructure Protection, National Protection & Programs Directorate
Department of Homeland Security
Andrea Schultz
Andrea Schultz
Director, Strategic Security Programs and Policy
National Football League
New York, NY
Jeff Stonebreaker
Jeff Stonebreaker
VP Safety & Security
Major League Soccer
New York, NY
David L. Thomas
David L. Thomas
Vice President, Security & Ballpark Operations
Major League Baseball
New York, NY