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Latest news from the Stadium Managers Association (SMA)

The Stadium Managers Association (SMA) held its annual vote for the 2015 Board of Directors at their recent Seminar, which took place in Los Angeles, California, USA.


Tony Pereira, CFE, Senior Director of Ballpark Operations, Seattle Mariners/ Safeco Field was re-elected to serve a three-year term as a Stadium Manager Director.


Mike McFaul, Director of Engineering and Maintenance, BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, BC, Canada, was also re-elected to serve a three-year term as a Stadium Manager Director.


Following the general election, the Board elected officers to serve a term of one-year, beginning in February 2015. Mark Burk, Director, Rice-Eccles Stadium, was elected as President, Tony Pereira, Senior Director of Ballpark Operations at Safeco Field, was elected as Vice-President, and Troy Brown – Vice President, Stadium Operations, Cleveland Browns, was elected as Secretary/Treasurer.



About the SMA

The Stadium Managers Association (SMA) is an organisation that educates and provides industry resources to assist professional and collegiate stadium managers in achieving the highest levels of facility administration and operation. SMA supports and promotes the professional relationships and networking among stadium managers, league officials and industry suppliers that contribute to the success of their members.


The Association is committed to being the primary industry resource for Sports Facility Managers and Leading Suppliers in the stadium industry.