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The Bid to host Gay Games XI is headed by Gay Games DC 2022 (GGDC2022).

Honorary Chairs

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

Eric Holder

Eric Holder

Paul Tagliabue

Paul Tagliabue

Executive Committee Officers

Brent Minor, Chair
Marvin Bowser, Co-Chair
Lynne Brown, Publisher, Washington Blade, Co-Chair
Clark Ray, Statewide Director of Athletics for the District of Columbia, Co-Chair

At Large Executive Committee Members

Lawrence Hamm, Destination DC
Theresa Belpulsi, Destination DC
Erik Moses, Events DC
Ryan Bos, Executive Director, Capital Pride
Christopher Dyer
Martin Espinoza, Co-Founder, Stonewall Sports
Kitty Harding, Edelman
Sheila Alexander-Reid, Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs (ex officio)
Andrea Reister, Covington & Burling (ex officio legal counsel)
Kim Winn

Steering Committee

Programs & Venues: Allie Hall, Assistant Athletic Director at the University of Maryland and Stephen Rutgers, Washington Blade (Co-Chairs)

Sports Captains (5): Gabriel Hernandez, Blake Rushin, Ken Lane, Scott Mackoul, JP Hooth

Culture: Justin Fyala, Executive Director, Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington; Dr. Thea Kano, Artistic Director, Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington

Ceremonies: Eric Schaeffer, Artistic Director of Signature Theater (Co-Chair)

Conference: Dr. Luke Jensen, Director, LGBT Equity Center, University of Maryland

Marketing: Kitty Harding, Edelman Worldwide / Bach Polakowski

Development: Andrew Rawls, Founder/Owner, Fiat Luxe Tours (Co-Chair)

Logistics: Kim Winn, Assistant Sergeant at Arms, United States Senate (retired)

Safety & Security: Vince Micone, Dept. of Homeland Security (Co-Chair)

Advisory Board

Patrick Nero, Athletic Director, George Washington University
Lisa Delpy Neirotti, Associate Professor of Sports Management, George Washington University
Bob Witeck, President, Witeck Communications
Heather Mizeur, former Member, Maryland House of Delegates
Chris Browne, Managing Director, Capital Sports Ventures
Jay Fisette, Member, Arlington County Board
David Mariner, Executive Director, The DC Center for the LGBT Community
Honorable Adam Ebbin, Virginia State Senate (30th District)

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