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Redefining the Role of Sports Commissions as Social Impact Agents

Movements for change are driven by a leader, usually many leaders, who have a vision. Being such a leader and catalyst in the evolving world of sports commissions is something I aspire to. With a rich background in sports that spans being a player, leader and mentor, my experiences have influenced how I approach making […]

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Durham Sports Commission Board of Directors Elects Two New Members

The Durham Sports Commission’s Board of Directors has elected two new members, Angelique Stallings and Ryan Craig. Stallings is the owner and founder of Mocha Mind Agency, a consulting and communications strategy firm. She also serves as the vice president of community investment with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce. Craig works as a health […]

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Durham Sports Commission Hires Lulu Black as Assistant Director

The Durham Sports Commission has announced the hiring of Lulu Black as assistant director. Black, a recent graduate from North Carolina State, will manage internal operations such as organizational administration, along with project management duties. “I feel so thankful and privileged to be brought on as the assistant director for the DSC,” said Black. “Having […]

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Kaila’Shea Menendez

Kaila’Shea Menendez Named to North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame’s BOD

The Durham Sports Commission has announced Deputy Director Kaila’Shea Menendez has been named to the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors. Menendez was unanimously elected to fill a three-year term through May of 2026. “The rich sports history of North Carolina is something we are proud to celebrate at the Durham Sports […]

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Durham to Host Emerging Women in Sports Leadership Summit

The Durham Sports Commission, in partnership with Women Leaders in College Sports, has announced the first Emerging Women in Sports Leadership Summit will be held on April 19 at the Durham Convention Center. Registration for the event, presented by sponsor Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, is open. “Leadership is not limited by […]

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Durham Bulls Athletic Park has played host to the ACC Baseball Championship 10 times previously, most recently in 2019.

ACC Baseball Championship Returning to Durham Bulls Athletic Park

The Atlantic Coast Conference and Durham Bulls have announced the ACC Baseball Championship will return to Durham Bulls Athletic Park in 2023. The 12-team tournament will be held next May 23–28. The city of Durham has hosted the ACC Baseball Championship 12 times previously, including seven of the past 13 tournaments. “There’s terrific excitement surrounding […]

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The Durham (N.C.) Sports Commission has announced Ingrid Wicker McCree, Ray Trapp, Umar Muhammad and Scott Strickland have joined its Board of Directors.

Durham Sports Commission Adds Four New Board Members

The Durham Sports Commission (DSC) in North Carolina has four new members on its Board of Directors. The new board members are Ingrid Wicker McCree, Ed.D., founder & chief executive officer of WM Leadership & Legacy Coaching, LLC; Ray Trapp, vice president of strategic engagement at the Research Triangle Foundation; Umar Muhammad, a professor and […]

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The Durham (N.C.) Sports Commission has announced four new members for its Board of Directors.

Durham Sports Commission Launches One Team, One Durham Fund

Sports are a wonderful way for kids to learn work ethic, discipline, teamwork and many other life skills. However, when the cost of youth sports starts to prevent some from being able to play, organizations can step in to help. This is the case in Durham, North Carolina, where the Durham Sports Commission has announced […]

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Kaila’Shea Menendez

Kaila’Shea Menendez Named Deputy Director of the Durham Sports Commission

The Durham Sports Commission has named Kaila’Shea Menendez as deputy director of the organization in a newly created position starting December 1. Menendez will assist in leading the nonprofit’s work to create social and economic impact through sports by helping to manage strategic initiatives, oversee special projects and serve as a liaison to various committees […]

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