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

Sandra Vivas, Co-Chair/Committee Chair—Advocacy
President and Chief Executive Officer, Beyond Boundaries, Inc./ Athletic

Madeline Weinstein, Co-Chair
Former Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch

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

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

Angela Ruggiero, Past President
Olympic gold medalist, Ice Hockey

Deborah Slaner Larkin
Chief Executive Officer, Women’s Sports Foundation

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

Warde Manuel, Treasurer/Committee Chair—Finance
Athletic Director, University of Michigan

Kathryn Olson, Committee Chair—Human Capital & Governance
Women’s Sports Foundation CEO, 2010 - 2014; Former SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Shutterfly

Larry Scott, Panel Chair—Partner Advisory Panel
Commissioner, Pac-12 Conference


Laila Ali, Past President
World champion athlete, celebrity host and correspondent

Dane Andreeff *
Founder/Managing Partner, Andreeff Equity Advisors, LLC

Terri Austin
Chief Corporate Policy Officer, McGraw Hill Financial

Tamika Catchings
Three-time Olympic gold medalist, seven-time WNBA All-Star, 2012 WNBA Champion, five-time Defensive Player of the Year, Basketball

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

Lisa Cregan
Managing Director, Regional Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Christine Driessen
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN, Inc.

Larissa Fontaine
Director, Business Development, Google

Josh Grau
Global Director, Partner Marketing & Content Strategy, Twitter

Sarah Hughes 
Olympic gold medalist, five-time U.S. Championships medalist, Figure Skating

Richard Lapchick
DeVos Sport Business Management Program Chair, University of Central Florida

Sharon Love
Chief Executive Officer, The Promotion Network, Inc. (T.P.N.)

Jessica Mendoza, Past President
Two-time Olympic medalist, three-time World Cup champion, Softball, and co-anchor for ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball

Jayma Meyer
Counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;
Visiting Scholar (Sports Law), Indiana University

Liz Miersch
Editor-in-Chief, Q by Equinox

Susan Morrison
Former Advertising Executive

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, Past Chair/Past President
CEO, Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA; Olympic gold medalist, Track & Field

Aimee Mullins, Past President
World record holder, Paralympian, Track & Field, Actress 

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

Sarah Robb O’Hagan
President, Equinox

Tiina Smith Rand
Chair, Health Care Without Walls

Mori Taheripour
Faculty, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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

*Audit Committee

By The Women’s Sports Foundation


The Hershey Company

The Women’s Sports Foundation thanks The Hershey Company for supporting grants for young girls in Pennsylvania.


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