The Nashville Sports Council named Dave Cooley chairman for the 2009-10 fiscal year, the organization announced Friday.
Cooley, of Cooley Public Strategies, was elected by the Board of Directors, which also named the executive committee for 2009-10.
“The Nashville Sports Council continues to deliver meaningful economic development results for our community and makes a positive impact on Nashville’s sports and economic development landscape,” Cooley said in a release. “We are excited about working hand-in-hand with Mayor Dean, the Nashville CVB and Chamber of Commerce to maximize the city’s opportunities.
“We have a talented Board of Directors and world-class staff that will continue to add great value to the region through the recruitment and hosting of sporting events.”
The complete 2009-10 Nashville Sports Council executive committee:
Chair – Dave Cooley, Cooley Public Strategies
Immediate Past Chair – Jim Murphy, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLC.
Finance Chair - Dan Hogan, Fifth Third Bank
Events Chair - Pete Ezell, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
Human Resources & Compensation Chair – Joe Kelley
Government Relations Chair – Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors
Legal Chair – Margaret Behm, Dodson, Parker, Behm & Capparella
Corporate Membership Chair – Kent Thomas, Delek US Holdings
Individual Membership Chair – Jaynee Day, Second Harvest Middle Tennessee
Public Relations Chair – Bo Roberts, Netcom LLC.
Speakers Management Chair – Ronald Roberts
At-Large – David Williams, Vanderbilt University
At-Large – John Fleming, Renaissance Nashville Hotel
At-Large – Donnie Mingus, Team Construction
Ex-Officio – Marilyn Edwards, Mayor’s Office Representative