Board & Committees

Education Committee

The Education Committee is overseen by an appointed Board Member and consists of manager and vendor members.

Key duties of this committee include:

  • Work to promote education and resources to all members that is timely, consistent, relevant, valuable, and deliverd via a variety of mediums for maximum impact.

If you would like to contribute or participate, please contact SMA.

Kevin Kahn
Kevin Kahn
Vice President/Chief Customer Officer, Ballpark Operations
Coors Field
Denver, CO
Rick Wade
Rick Wade
Assistant Stadium Manager
Maryland Stadium Authority
Baltimore, MD
Dani Higham
Dani Higham
Event Manager
BYU Lavell Edwards Stadium
Provo, UT
Chris Lamberth
Chris Lamberth
Head of Sports Architecture
tvsdesign
Atlanta, GA
Rocco Mazzella
Rocco Mazzella
Sr. Director of Facility Operations
Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc.
Kansas City, MO
Mark Nicholls
Mark Nicholls
TURFalliance
Dalton, GA
Mike Rock
Mike Rock
Vice President, Ballpark Operations
Arizona Diamondbacks
Phoenix, AZ

Board & Committees

Operations Committee

The Operations Committee consists of three different focused areas:  Facilities, Safety & Security and Guest Experience & Event Operations.  Each of these sectors is overseen by an appointed Board Member and each is led by chairperson and consists of manager members.

Key duties of this committee include:

  • Research, develop and provide relevant subject matter findings to educate, guide, assist, and lead membership
  • Provide current relevant educational topics for webinars, town halls and annual seminar

If you would like to contribute or participate, please contact SMA.

Nathan Bautista
Nathan Bautista
Sr Manager, Stadium Operations
Angels Baseball
Anaheim, CA
John Beattie
John Beattie
Stadium & Facilities Director
Arsenal Football Club
London, UK
Otto Benedict
Otto Benedict
SVP Facility & Campus Operations
SoFi Stadium & Hollywood Park
Inglewood, CA
John Bowen
John Bowen
Sr. Manager of Guest Services - At Your Service
Chicago White Sox
Chicago, IL
Troy Brown
Troy Brown
Vice President, Stadium Operations
Cleveland Browns
Cleveland, OH
Morgan Bucciferro
Morgan Bucciferro
Director, Event Operations
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL
Mario Coutinho
Mario Coutinho
VP Stadium Operations & Security
Rogers Centre
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club
Toronto, ON
Michael Dohnert
Michael Dohnert
Sr. Director, Ballpark Operations
Citi Field
Flushing, NY
Justin Durfey
Justin Durfey
Director
BYU LaVell Edwards Stadium
Provo, UT
Brandon Hamilton
Brandon Hamilton
Vice President of Operations and Facilities
Stadium
Kansas City, MO
Zach Hensley
Zach Hensley
VP of Venue Operations and Guest Experience
CenturyLink Field/Seattle Seahawks
Seattle, WA
Chris Hunter
Chris Hunter
Vice President, PNC Park Operations
PNC Park
Pittsburgh, PA
Kevin Kahn
Kevin Kahn
VP Ballpark Operations/Chief Customer Officer
Colorado Rockies Baseball Club
Denver, CO
Matthew Kastel
Matthew Kastel
Manager, Baseball Operations & Events
Maryland Stadium Authority/Oriole Park
Baltimore, MD
Charles Leone Jr
Charles Leone Jr
Division Manager - Operations
Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL
Mike McCormick
Mike McCormick
Attorney
Michael C. McCormick, Attorney & Consultant
Greenwood, MO
Angie Nix
Angie Nix
Vice President, Guest Services
Metlife Stadium
Rutherford, NJ
Chris Santaniello
Chris Santaniello
Manager, Consumer Insights & Research
National Football League
New York, NY
Kelsey Smith
Kelsey Smith
Sr. Manager, Ballpark Operations
Seattle Mariners
Seattle, WA
Melissa Wasson
Melissa Wasson
Assistant General Manager
SMG - State Farm Stadium
Glendale, AZ
Bill Wiswesser
Bill Wiswesser
VP of Facilities / GM of TQL Stadium
FC Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH