Board of Trustees

The Foundation’s Board of Trustees is legally responsible for the exemplary operation of the organization.

The Trustees consist of champion female athletes, prominent businesspersons, major benefactors and leaders of women's sports organizations. They establish fiscal policy, assist in the acquisition of adequate financial and human resources and oversee the accomplishment of the Foundation goals and objectives. A nine-person executive committee meets monthly and the full board meets three times per year.

Officers /  Executive Committee

Billie Jean King , Founder and Honorary Chair
2009 Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Kathryn Olson
Chief Executive Officer, Women's Sports Foundation

Sandra Vivas, Chair of the Board
Vice-President – Advocacy
President and CEO,
Beyond Boundaries, Inc./Athletic Link.com

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, Past Chair
Chief of Organizational Excellence, United States Olympic Committee
Olympic gold medalist, Track & Field

Stephanie Tolleson, Past Chair
Former Senior Corporate Vice President of the International Management Group

Ilana Kloss, Past Chair
CEO/Commissioner, Mylan World TeamTennis

Angela Ruggiero, President
Olympic Gold Medalist, Ice Hockey

Stephen H. Whisnant, Vice President – Treasurer, Legal and Finance
Director of Philanthropy, National Democratic Institute

Terri Austin,Vice President – Human Capital and Governance
Chief Diversity Officer, The McGraw-Hill Companies

Larry Scott, Vice President – Strategic Planning
Commissioner, Pac-12 Conference

Sarah Robb O'Hagan, Vice President – Marketing-at-Large
President, Equinox

Board of Trustees

Laila Ali , Past-President
World champion athlete
Celebrity host and correspondent

Dane Andreeff

Founder/Managing Partner, Andreeff Equity Advisors, LLC

Tamika Catchings
Two-time Olympic gold medalist, Basketball

Kelley Cornish
Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Lisa M. Cregan,
Managing Director, Complex Manager, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Christine Driessen
EVP and Chief Financial Officer,
ESPN, Inc.

Grete Eliassen
Six-time Winter X Games medalist, four-time U.S. Open champion, Skiing Slopestyle

Angela Hucles
Two-time Olympic gold medalist, two-time World Cup medalist, eight-year member of the U.S. National Team, Soccer

Sharon Love
CEO, The Promotion Network, Inc. (TPN)

Jessica Mendoza
Two time Olympic medalist, three-time World Cup champion, two-time Pan American Games gold medalist, Softball

Susan Morrison
Former Advertising Executive

Aimee Mullins
World record holder, Paralympian, Track & Field

Alana Nichols
Five-time Paralympic medalist, four-time World Championships medalist, Wheelchair Basketball/Downhill Skiing

Kenneth Shropshire
David W. Hauck Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Faculty Director of its newly launched Wharton Sports Business Initiative

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