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Julian Tackett
Commissioner
Extension 243
Chief Executive Officer of Association, Board of Control Agenda, Commissioner’s Advisory Committees, Constitution and Bylaw Interpretations, KHSAA Museum and Foundation, Basketball Tournament and Football Playoff Sites, Tickets and Administration, Legislation and Legislature, Technology Development for Member Schools and Officials, Public Website Design and Maintenance

Primary Sports Event Contact – Basketball, Football
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter-Basketball, Football

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Butch Cope
Associate Commissioner
Extension 231
HYPE Student Leadership Conference, CLASS Student Recognition Program, Middle School Coordinator, Baseball Umpire Camp Coordinator, Volleyball Officials Camp Coordinator, Cheerleading Judges Clinic Coordinator, Asst. Manager for Basketball Tournaments and State Football Finals
Regions 1-8 Due Process Ruling Officer for Bylaw 2; Region 9-16 Due Process Ruling Officer for Bylaws 3, 4, 5 and 6; Ruling Officer for Bylaw 10

Primary Sports and Sports Activity Event Contact – Volleyball, Baseball, Competitive Cheer
Secondary Sports and Sport Activity Event Contact – Swimming and Diving, Basketball, Football, Tennis
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter – Volleyball,
Baseball, Competitive Cheer
Secondary Playing Rules Interpreter- Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Swimming and Diving, Tennis

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Mike Barren
Assistant Commissioner
Extension 237
Contracted Trophies and Awards, On-site Event Novelties, Player/Coach Disqualifications
Regions 9-16 Due Process Ruling Officer for Bylaw 7 and 8, Ruling Officer for Bylaws 11 and 14

Primary Sports and Sports Activity Event Contact – Soccer, Wrestling, Archery, Tennis
Secondary Sports and Sport Activity Event Contact – Cross Country, Bowling, Softball
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter – Wrestling, Archery, Tennis
Secondary Playing Rules Interpreter- Soccer, Cross Country, Bowling, Softball
Developing Sports and Sport Activity – Lacrosse (primary), Trap Shooting Study (primary), Rifle Marksmanship Study (secondary)

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Darren Bilberry
Assistant Commissioner
Extension 229
Title IX Education Project Coordinator, Title IX Compliance Officer, Softball Umpire Camp Coordinator 
Regions 9-16 Due Process Ruling Officer for Bylaw 2; Regions 1-8 Due Process Ruling Officer for Bylaw 6; Ruling Officer for Bylaws 9, 12 and 13

Primary Sports and Sports Activity Event Contact – Golf, Swimming and Diving, Bass Fishing, Softball
Secondary Sports and Sport Activity Event Contact – Field Hockey, Volleyball, Archery, Track and Field
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter – Golf, Swimming and Diving, Bass Fishing, Softball
Secondary Playing Rules Interpreter- Field Hockey,
Volleyball, Archery, Track and Field
Developing Sports and Sport Activity – Lacrosse (secondary), Trap Shooting Study (secondary), Rifle Marksmanship (primary)

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Angela Passafiume
Assistant Commissioner
Extension 225
Officials Division Supervisor and Policy Board Liaison, Officials Camp Coordinator, Officials Banquet and Recognition, Hall of Fame Banquet Ceremony
Regions 1-8 Due Process Ruling Officer for Bylaws 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8

Primary Sports and Sports Activity Event Contact – Field Hockey, Cross Country, Bowling, Track and Field
Secondary Sports and Sport Activity Event Contact – Golf, Competitive Cheer, Wrestling, Bass Fishing, Baseball
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter – Field Hockey, Cross Country, Bowling, Track and Field
Secondary Playing Rules Interpreter- Golf, Competitive Cheer, Wrestling, Bass Fishing, Baseball

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Chad Collins
General Counsel
Extension 223
Association Legal Counsel, Eligibility Appeals Hearings, Catastrophic and Officials Insurance, Open Records Custodian and Open Records Requests, KHSAA Due Process Procedure, Board and Staff, Soccer Officials Camp Coordinator

Secondary Sports and Sport Activity Event Contact – Soccer
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter – Soccer

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Joe Angolia
Communications Director
Extension 235
Statistical and Historical Athletic Records, Media Relations, Media Policies and Credentials, News Releases, Production of KHSAA Online Publications including Handbook, Calendar and Programs, KHSAA Scoreboard, Assist with Hall of Fame Nomination, Screening and Selection Process, Social Media Coordinator, Collegiate and Graduate Intern Program
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Leah Little
Marketing Director
Extension 248
Corporate Partner Recruitment and Fulfillment including applicable scholarship programs, Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Sweet Sixteen® Club, Assist with CLASS Awards Program, Assist with HYPE Student Leadership Conference, Vendor Booth Coordinator for Basketball Tournaments, Hotel Trade Agreements and Contracts
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Rob Catron
Information Technology Director
Extension 249
Network Supervisor, IT Consultant, In-House Training and Support for Computer Hardware and PC based software, Video and Telephone Systems, User Support for School Subsystem of KHSAA Website (External and Internal), Facility Usage and Rental, Heating and Air System, Assist Physical Plant Supervisor with Maintenance Needs and Contracts
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Marilyn Mitchell
Administrative Assistant/Office Manager
Extension 243
Office Manager and supervisor of support staff, Assist with Secure Areas of the KHSAA web site, Interstate Sanctions of Contests, General Ledger Reconciliation, Facilitate Board of Control meetings, Short Term Intern Program
Administrative Support Duties for the sports and duties assigned to Commissioner Tackett
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Marsha Day
Administrative Support Specialist
Extension 239
Accounts Payable, Officials Licensing and Mailings, NFHS Publications
Administrative Staff Support for the sports and duties assigned to Assistant Commissioner Passafiume and Communications Director Angolia
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Darlene Koszenski
Administrative Support Specialist/Legal Assistant
Extension 223
Accounts Receivable, All Ruling Officer Correspondence, Eligibility Hearing Scheduling and Appeals Records, Assigning Secretaries and Assigning Secretary Contracts, Administrative Staff Support for General Counsel Collins and IT Director Catron
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Jeanie Molloy
Administrative Support Specialist
Extension 241
Title IX Reports and Revisit Program, Player/Coach Disqualifications
Administrative Staff Support for the sports and duties assigned to Assistant Commissioner Barren and Assistant Commissioner Bilberry
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Larrecia Williams
Administrative Support Specialist
Extension 224
Advance Ticket Records for Basketball and Football, Office Credit Card Transactions, Corporate Marketing Contracts and Records
Administrative Staff Support for the sports and duties assigned to Associate Commissioner Cope and Marketing Director Little
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Jeremy Ison
Administrative Clerk/IT and Publications/Records Assistant
Extension 228
Network and IT Assistance, Assist IT Director in all duties, Constituent Surveys, Video Production and Cataloging, Athlete Magazine, Assist with Facility Usage and Rental Fulfillment, Assist Physical Plant Director
Supervisor with Shipping and Receiving, Primary Scoreboard Score and Results Entry
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John Ginn
Physical Plant Director
Extension 230
KHSAA Headquarters Maintenance, Building and Grounds Contracts, Shipping and Receiving, Facility Rental Fulfillment