Queens, New York
Willie LA Jones
80th President of IAABO
Willie LA Jones was elected and installed as the 80th President of IAABO on April 22, 2018. Willie has enjoyed a successful career as a college and scholastic official with Board 12, Washington, DC. He is the former President and a leader of Board 12 along with being a mentor to many officials.
He is celebrating his 46th year as a member of IAABO.
About the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)
The NFHS, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. Since 1920, the NFHS has led the development of education-based interscholastic sports and performing arts activities that help students succeed in their lives.
The NFHS sets direction for the future by building awareness and support, improving the participation experience, establishing consistent standards and rules for competition, and helping those who oversee high school sports and activities. The NFHS writes playing rules for 17 sports for boys and girls at the high school level.
Through its 50 member state associations and the District of Columbia, the NFHS reaches more than 19,000 high schools and 11 million participants in high school activity programs, including more than 7.6 million in high school sports.
As the recognized national authority on interscholastic activity programs, the NFHS conducts national meetings; sanctions interstate events; offers
online publications and services for high school coaches and officials; sponsors professional organizations for high school coaches, officials, speech and debate coaches, and music adjudicators; serves as the national source for interscholastic coach training; and serves as a national information resource of interscholastic athletics and activities. For more information, visit the NFHS Web site at www.nfhs.org.
MEDIA CONTACT: Bruce Howard, 317-972-6900
National Federation of State High School Associations
PO Box 690, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206