Officers

 
Jason Fallon

Jason Fallon

President

I have been a proud member of NAGVA since 2000. During my time with the organization I have served in multiple roles with the Board of Directors including as a RC, Member At Large (1 year), Treasurer (6 years) and currently President (second year). I have also served on the local organizing committee for the Labor of Love Volleyball
Classic in Columbus, OH for 13 years, the last ten as tournament
Director. I am crazy enough to still be playing this sport even though
I have had three ACL tears - but volleyball and this organization have been such a huge and important part of my life.

 
Brian Crumby

Brian Crumby

Vice President

I have been a member of NAGVA since 2006. Through my years, I have served as an RC, VP of Championships, Tournament Director, Member-at-Large, Secretary and currently as the Vice President. Additionally, I am the President of the Lone Star Volleyball Association.

 
Lew Smith

Lew Smith

Treasurer

I have been an active member of NAGVA since 2004. I am fortunate, and very proud, to have served on the Board since 2008 in the roles of Registrar, Eligibility, Regions, Tournaments, and currently as Treasurer. I have also served as director for New York’s Big Apple tournament for 11 years and the original Masters tournament for 9 years. I thank NAGVA for giving me fulfilling friendships, great competition, and love of new places across North America.

 
Mark Ebel

Mark Ebel

Secretary

I have been a NAGA member for 10+ years, In addition to this, I have been a Team Captain since 2008 and on the NAGVA Board of Directors for the last 2 years serving as your VP of Regions.  I also served on the Team St. Louis Tournament Committee for 6 years

 
Trevor Brink

Trevor Brink

Member At Large

I’ve been a NAGVA member for five years and on the board for two as Member-At-Large.  I learned to play volleyball as a junior in college and joined the Washington State University club team shortly thereafter, where I played for an additional two years. I majored in Economics and now work in sales for a corporate travel management company. I love to travel and spend most of my disposable income/vacation time traveling the country with my team, Seattle Scruff.  

 
Andre Carneiro

Andre Carneiro

Member At Large

I joined NAGVA in 2010. I have been a team rep for several seasons, volunteering at tournaments that I participated in. I have also been serving as a Regional Commissioner since the 2014-2015 season and was elected to the NAGVA Board of Directors as Member-at-Large for a 2015-2017 term. In this capacity, I will be liaising with the Webmaster scrubbing the membership database of duplicate accounts.

 
Scott Kilburg

Scott Kilburg

Member At Large

I have been playing NAGVA since 2002. I have been a Regional Commissioner since 2006 and have recently joined the Board as a Member at Large for the 2015-2017 term.
 
Richard Sucre

Richard Sucre

Member At Large

I joined NAGVA in 2011, and am Co-President of the Balls of Furry Volleyball Group in San Francisco. I have loved the experience with NAGVA from the teams to tournaments to Championships. Since 2014, I've helped to manage the Red, White & Blue Ball in San Francisco. I'm excited to join the Board as a Member At Large in my first year.
 
Anton Mulvaney

Anton Mulvaney

Registrar
I have been playing NAGVA for the past 25 years.  I fell in love with this organization after watching my very first tournament in San Diego. I have been proudly serving on the Board of Directors for the past 7 years:  2 years as a Member-At-Large and 5 years as Webmaster and Registrar.  I also served as Tournament Director for the Windy City Open for 3 years, was on the planning committee for Championships that was held in Chicago in 2009.

 
Ed Blankenship

Ed Blankenship

Webmaster
I joined NAGVA in 2014 and play volleyball in Seattle.  During the day, I am a Product Manager at Microsoft for Software Developer Tools & Cloud Services primarily focused on how to make software development teams more efficient at building great software.  My hope is to bring some of the efficiencies we drive at work into the technology we use in our organization's website and tournament management!

 
Eric Nelson

Eric Nelson

Director of Eligibility

I played my first NAGVA tournament in 1999 (Minnesota) and first Championships at Denver in 2000.  I served 3 years as the NAGVA Midwest Regional Commissioner starting in the 2000-2001 season.  I joined the NAGVA Board of Directors in 2007, serving as VP of Regions (2007-2008), VP of Tournaments (2008-2014) and now Director of Eligibility (2014-present).  I served as tournament director of the Minnesota NAGVA tournament for 7 years during this time as well.  Joining NAGVA led to me also joining the Board of Directors for the Gay & Lesbian Amateur Sports Society, a Minnesota non-profit GLBT Volleyball and Tennis organization (where I can currently serve as President).  

 
Jen Callen

Jen Callen

VP Regions

I've been playing NAGVA since 2011 and haven't stopped! I started rating and assisting RC's 2 years ago before becoming an official RC for the 2015-16 season. I've been a member of the Team Saint Louis Invitational tournament committee for the last 3 years and have co-court managed the DC NAGVA tournament the last 2 years.

 
Kent Hansen

Kent Hansen

VP Officials

I have been a member of NAGVA since 2005.  I have been serving on the NAGVA Board for the past 3 years:  2 years as a Member-At-Large, and 1 as a VP of Officials.  I have been the Baltimore Charm City Tournament Director for the last 5 years.

 
Mark Davis

Mark Davis

VP Tournaments

I have been playing in NAGVA tournaments since 2001. Additionally, I have directed the Hotlanta Classic in Atlanta for six years, the Music City Challenge in Nashville for two years, and served as the chairperson of the local committee for the 2006 NAGVA Championships in Atlanta. Currently, I serve as the Treasurer for Hotlanta Volleyball Association in Atlanta. As a result of my avid participation as a playing member, I was required to have two surgeries from volleyball related injuries as well as weathered several sprains, scrapes, and emotional bruises over the years.

 
Jason Pelletier

Jason Pelletier

Canadian Representative

I have been a NAGVA member and playing since 2015. Although a relatively new member to the organization, NAGVA has quickly become an important part of my life. I’ve played volleyball since childhood and have played competitively with TSVL (Toronto Spartan Volleyball League) for five years where I also contributed as the league`s Vice-President. As the Canadian representative, I hope to continue to build relationships that facilitate Canadian participation in NAGVA tournaments and invite all NAGVA members to join us in the Great White North.

 

TBD

Historian

Summary

NAGVA members elect officers to the board each year during Championships. In alternating years, 4 Executive and 4 Members At-Large are elected to serve 2 year terms. Additionally, each season the President nominates individuals to serve a term of one year as Appointed Officers. By approval of the voting board members, these officers manage the NAGVA administrative departments.

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