Congratulations to the inaugural America250 Award recipients! Learn more about them.

Sports & Entertainment

Sports & Entertainment Advisory Council

Sports and Entertainment have a storied history within the fabric of the U.S. For centuries, arenas, stadiums, and theaters have brought people from all walks of life together to share a singular experience. This Council will aim to harness the reach and unifying spirit of Sports and Entertainment as a tool to expand America250’s influence and impact, thereby making the Foundation’s resources, commemoration, and celebration accessible to every American.

*The listed organization, institution, or company is not affiliated with America250.
**The member is serving in their individual capacity and not as a representative of their organization.
***The member is serving as an official organizational representative as part of the national partnership agreement between America250 and their respective organization. 


Philanthropist/Entrepreneur, NFL

President, Archivist Media*


Kim Davis**

Senior Executive Vice President - Social Impact, Growth Initiatives, and Legislative Affairs, National Hockey League*

Mitch Glazier**

Chairman & CEO, Recording Industry Association of America*

Jackie Joyner-Kersee**

Former Olympian; Founder & CEO, Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation*

Sandra E. Lopez**

Vice President and GM, Intel Sports*

Dr. Jamil Northcutt**

Vice President, Major League Soccer*

Cal Ripken**

Founder, Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation*

Aisha Thomas-Petit**

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, AMC Networks*

Ann Wool**

President, Translation LLC*