NISOA Executive Board Appointments

NISOA President Larry Dorsey announced the following appointments to the NISOA Executive Board:

  • Cliff McCrath has been appointed the Director/Liaison of NISOA Communications.  Cliff’s primary responsibility will be to interface and serve as a liaison with our outside constituents such as the NCAA, NAIA, NSCAA, NCCAA, NJCAA, and others.
  • John Van de Vaarst has been appointed Director of Operations.  He will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of NISOA as well as long range planning.  He will manage the budget and expenditures, maintain and update all NISOA publications and the Policy Manual, and oversee the web page.  He will respond to questions from chapter contacts and members, and coordinate agendas for the Executive Council and Annual Conventions.  He will be responsible for the logistical planning for the Annual Convention, the NSCAA convention and all workshops and training programs of the various Program Directors.
  • Mario Donnangelo will continue as an Associate Executive Director, with additional responsibilities. He will handle all NISOA membership issues, coordinate the awards programs and be the primary contact with our insurance carrier and chapter contacts on insurance matters.

Action Photos

One of the first improvements to our web site was the addition of a photo gallery. Our own Lou Minutoli has taken this one step further with his own online photo web site. You will find a lot of familiar faces (probably your own as well) on Lou’s site. Lou produces outstanding, high quality action photos as well as pre-game officiating team photos. Check it out.

Ken Andres Named NISOA Executive Director

Ken AndresKen Andres (Haddonfield, NJ) has been named the Executive Director of the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NISOA), succeeding Dr. Raymond Bernabei who passed away on September 5, 2008, after leading NISOA for nearly forty years. Andres will serve as the Interim Executive Director pending selection of an individual to lead NISOA on a full-time basis. You can read more about Ken on this announcement from NISOA (pdf).

We wish Ken the best of luck in this important assignment.