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Board of Governors & Trustees

    Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Chairman - Board of Governors


    Jerry Colangelo

    JDM Partners, LLC

     


    Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Governors

    David Beckerman
    President
    Acorn Group

     

    Kathy Behrens
    President
    Social Responsibility & Player Programs
    NBA

     

    Lisa Borders
    President
    WNBA

     

    Ulysses L. "Junior" Bridgeman
    President, CEO & Owner
    Manna, Inc.

     

    Sherman M. Brown
    Chairman & CEO
    Three Media Group of Companies

     

    Frank Colaccino
    CEO
    The Colvest Group, Ltd.

     

    Jim Davidson
    Co-Founder, Managing Partner
    Silver Lake

     

    David Denenberg
    Sr. VP Global Media Distribution & Business Affairs
    NBA

     

    Charles Denson
    President (Retired)
    Nike Brand

     

    Dan Gavitt
    VP Men's Basketball
    NCAA

     

    Robin Harris
    Executive Director
    The Ivy League

     

    Grant Hill
    Former NBA Player
    Turner Sports/NBATV

     

    Mannie Jackson
    Chairman (Retired)
    Harlem Globetrotters International

     

    William Koenig
    President, Global Media Distribution
    NBA

     

    Nancy Lieberman
    Founder & President
    Nancy Lieberman Charities

     

    George Raveling
    Director of International Basketball
    Nike

    John Skipper
    Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks & President
    ESPN

     

    Mark Tatum
    Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer
    NBA

     

    Jim Taubenfeld
    Attorney, CPA & CEO
    MeSalve, Inc.

     

    James Vinick
    Managing Director-Investments
    Moors & Cabot, Inc.

     

    Elaine Wynn
    Director
    Elaine Wynn & Family Foundation


    Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Trustees

    Lon Babby
    Player Agent & Team Executive
    Phoenix Suns

     

    Jim Calhoun
    Former Coach
    University of Connecticut
    Hall of Fame Class 2005

     

    Jim Carolus
    President
    Hillyard Industries

     

    Mary-Beth Cooper
    President
    Springfield College

     

    Bob Delaney
    VP Referee Operations
    NBA

     

    George Dickerman
    Chairman (Retired)
    Spalding Sports Worldwide

     

    Danielle Donehow
    Executive Director
    WBCA

     

    William Gagnon
    V.P. Marketing  Key Accounts
    Excel Dryer, Inc.

     

    Bob Gardner
    Executive Director
    NFHS

     

    Russ Granik
    Vice President
    Galatioto Sports Partners

     

    Jim Gray
    President
    Scratchy Productions

     

    Brendon C. Hutchins
    Senior VP Wealth Mgmt
    UBS

    Kevin Kennedy
    Chief Development Officer
    City of Springfield, MA

     

    Joel Litvin
    President, League & Basketball Operations (Retired)
    NBA

     

    Harvey Mackay
    Chairman & Founder
    MackayMitchell Envelope Company

     

    Yvan Mainini
    Honorary President
    FIBA

     

    Reggie Minton
    Deputy Executive Director
    National Association of Basketball Coaches

     

    Sarah Maggi Morin
    Principal
    Opportunity Development Group

     

    James P. Naismith
    Grandson of Dr. James A. Naismith
    Inventor of Basketball

     

    David A. Pace
    President
    Pace Sports

     

    Peter Picknelly
    President
    Peter Pan Bus Lines

     

    John K. Ritenour
    Chairman
    Insurance Office of America

     

    John L. Ritter
    Partner
    First New England Capital

     

    Charlie Rosenzweig
    SVP Entertainment/Player Marketing
    NBA

    Scott Sadowsky
    President
    Williams Distributing

     

    Howard Smith
    President
    Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc.

     

    Steve Smith
    Former NBA Player
    Turner Sports/NBATV

     

    Ben C. Sutton, Jr.
    President
    IMG College

     

    Jim Tooley
    Executive Director
    USA Basketball

     

    Trevor Ugolyn
    SVP & Chief of Staff
    Marsh & McLennan Company

     

    Kiki VanDeweghe
    Senior Executive VP Basketball Operations
    NBA

     

    Glenn Wong
    Distinguished Professor of Practice (Sports Law)
    Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
    Arizona State University

     

     

    NAISMITH MEMORIAL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME LIFE TRUSTEES

     

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Life Trustees is a distinguished group of long-serving and effective Board Members dating back to 1959. Life Trustees have consistently provided an extraordinary level of service and dedication to the Hall of Fame. Being named a “Life Trustee” is the highest honor a Hall of Fame Board member can receive reflecting a long term and passionate commitment to the organization. 

    Val Ackerman

    John W. Bunn*

    Robert Cousy

    Mike Daly*

    William Foster*

    Dave Gavitt*

    Curt Gowdy*

    Jim Host

    Betty Jaynes*

    Robert Kurland

    Joe LoBello

     

    (*Deceased)