Meet the Staff

 
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Julian Tackett
Commissioner
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

Primary Sports Event Contact – Basketball, Football
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter-Basketball, Football
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Butch Cope
Associate Commissioner
Corporate Partner Recruitment and Fulfillment, Sportsmanship Recognition Program, KHSAA Student Leadership and HYPE Student Conference, Asst. Manager for Basketball Tournaments
Region 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- Cross Country, Football, Swimming and Diving, Tennis
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Mike Barren
Assistant Commissioner
Trophies and Awards, Event Novelties, Player/Coach Disqualifications
Due Process Ruling Officer for Regions 9-16 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 (secondary)
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Darren Bilberry
Assistant Commissioner
Title IX Education Project Coordinator, Title IX Compliance Officer
Region 9-16 Due Process Ruling Officer for Bylaw 2, Region 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
Officials Division Supervisor and Policy Board Liaison
Region 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, Basketball, Bass Fishing, Baseball
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Chad Collins
General Counsel

Association Legal Counsel, Eligibility Appeals Hearings, Investigations, Catastrophic and Officials Insurance, Open Records Custodian and Open Records Requests, KHSAA Due Process Procedure, Board and Staff Legal Counsel

Secondary Sports and Sport Activity Event Contact – Soccer
Primary Playing Rules Interpreter – Soccer
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Joe Angolia
Communications Director
Statistical and Historical Athletic Records, Media Relations, Media Policies and Credentials, News Releases, Video Sales, Production of KHSAA Publications including Handbook, Calendar and Programs, KHSAA Scoreboard
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Rob Catron
Information Technology Director
Network Supervisor, IT Consultant, In-House Training and Support for Computer Systems, Video and Telephone Systems, User Support for School Subsystem of KHSAA Website (External and Internal), Facility Usage and Rental, Assist Physical Plant Supervisor with Maintenance Needs and Contracts
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Jeremy Ison
IT and Publications/Records Assistant
Network and IT Assistance, Assist IT Director in all duties, Constituent Surveys, Video Production and Cataloging, Assist with Facility Usage and Rental Fulfillment, Assist Physical Plant Supervisor with Shipping and Receiving, Primary Scoreboard Score and Results Entry
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Marilyn Mitchell
Administrative Assistant/Office Manager
Office Manager and supervisor of support staff, Assist with Secure Areas of the KHSAA web site, Publication Sales, Advance Ticket Records for Football, Interstate Sanctions of Contests, General Ledger Reconciliation, Facilitate Board of Control meetings, Administrative Support Duties for the sports and duties assigned to Commissioner Tackett
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Dionisia (Ne’Cee) Anderson
Administrative Support Specialist
Officials Licensing, Officials Novelties, Website Officials Assistance, Administrative Support Duties for the sports and duties assigned to Assistant Commissioner Barren and Assistant Commissioner Passafiume
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Marsha Day
Administrative Support Specialist
Accounts Payable, Advance Ticket Records for Basketball, Administrative Staff Support for the sports and duties assigned to Associate  Commissioner Cope
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Darlene Koszenski
Administrative Support Specialist
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
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Phyllis Sallee
Administrative Support Specialist
Title IX Revisit and Annual Education Reports Project, Administrative Staff Support for the sports and duties assigned to Assistant Commissioner Bilberry
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John Ginn
Physical Plant Director
KHSAA Headquarters Maintenance, Building and Grounds Contracts, Shipping and Receiving, Facility Rental Fulfillment