POSTED: March 30th 2017

Board of Directors for LA 2024 adds to their member list

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MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) Los Angeles (LA) 2024's Board of Directors welcomed some new members. Owners and executives from American sports teams joined the member list to lend their expertise and talents in community engagement, sport presentation, and promotion to aid the Bid Committee in developing a new Games for a new era.

Los Angeles is bidding against Paris to host the 2024 summer Games. 

"LA 2024 is fortunate to have many of America's top professional sports team owners and executives on our Board of Directors, lending their talent and expertise to our work to create an innovative, low-risk, and sustainable Games in 2024. LA 2024 is focused on the future of the Olympic Movement, and as we look to help all Olympic sports grow and access America's $250 billion sports market, our Board members' strategic insight and deep experience will be invaluable. On behalf of all of us at LA 2024, I want to thank our Board Members for supporting our work to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games back to the United States," expressed LA 2024 Chairman, Casey Wasserman.

Those joining the Board of Directors included:

National Hockey League:

         ·         LA Kings Co-Owner, Ed Roski, Jr.

         ·         LA Kings Governor, Dan Beckerman 

National Football League:

         ·         LA Rams Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Demoff 

         ·         New York Giants Co-Owner and Chairman, Steve Tisch

National Basketball Association:

         ·         LA Clippers Owner, Steve Ballmer

         ·         LA Lakers Owner and Governor, Jeanie Buss

         ·         LA Lakers President of Basketball Operations, Earvin "Magic" Johnson

         ·         Atlanta Hawks Owner, Tony Ressler

         ·         Boston Celtics Co-Owner and Managing Partner, Steve Pagliuca

         ·         Detroit Pistons Owner, Tom Gores

Women's National Basketball Association:

         ·         LA Sparks Owner, Earvin "Magic" Johnson

         ·         LA Sparks Owner, Stan Kasten

Major League Baseball:

         ·         LA Dodgers Owner, Earvin "Magic" Johnson

         ·         LA Dodgers President and CEO, Stan Kasten

         ·         Milwaukee Brewers Owner and Chairman, Mark Attanasio

         ·         San Francisco Giants President and CEO, Larry Baer

Major League Soccer:

         ·         LA Galaxy Governor, Dan Beckerman

         ·         LAFC Owner, Earvin "Magic" Johnson

LA 2024 looks to use the board members vast knowledge and experience to grow every Olympic and Paralympic sport in the $250 billion sports market in the United States and worldwide. LA 2024 seeks to connect America's young people with the Olympic Movement and International Federations.

** MARISSA FLANDERS is a graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Business. She has over four years of writing experience and has a real passion for ice hockey following the Pittsburgh Penguins on her blog

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