MIKE PEREIRA    

CEO / PRESIDENT / DIRECTOR

Mike officiated football for 25 years before entering the National Football League. He started officiating Pop Warner games in 1971. He ran the officiating program in the NFL for 12 years before becoming a rules analyst for Fox Sports NFL and college football telecasts.

 

ROGER RUTH        

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SECRETARY / DIRECTOR

Roger’s career was in the insurance business and that is his area of expertise. He is a member of the Scabbard and Blade Honor Society. He is a Vietnam veteran serving on active duty from 1967 to 1969.  He served four years in the Army Reserves at the Presidio in San Francisco.

 

SUE LUKRICH        

CFO / DIRECTOR

Sue is the former CFO of the Aubrey Group, a company that specialized in medical devices. Her experience includes stints as the VP of Finance at Symetrix Systems and the Director of Finance at Seagate. Sue will oversee the financial health of the Foundation.

 

JEFF FISHER        

DIRECTOR

Jeff Fisher is a longtime NFL head coach, directing the Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans and St Louis/Los Angeles Rams.  He has been very active in veterans’ affairs, including taking a USO tour to Iraq and climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with a group of wounded warriors. Jeff will be a spokesman for the Foundation and will assist with forming relationships with military organizations.

 

MIKE UBALDI        

DIRECTOR

Mike is an attorney in Sacramento. From 2003, Mike has organized a community leadership group that developed baseball facilities for youths and adults with disabilities in the Sacramento area. He just recently spearheaded a campaign to raise $400,00 to resurface the fields. Mike will coordinate fundraising efforts for the organization.


NATE BOYER        

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DIRECTOR

Nate played football at the University of Texas.  In 2004, he became a relief worker in Sudan, building camps for refugees of the War in Darfur. He then enlisted in the United States Army, training at Fort Benning, and later was accepted into the Green Berets. He served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Nate will help find vets to take advantage of the scholarships offered by the organization.


BARRY MANO    

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DIRECTOR

Barry is the Founder and President of the National Association of Sports Officials. The association has been and continues to be the vanguard of legislative and legal efforts to protect the men and women who officiate sports today. NASO is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation. Barry will give overall guidance to the Foundation and will spread the word to his 22,000 association members.


PETE SACO        

DIRECTOR

Pete has recently retired after 21 years as the California Interscholastic Federation Sacramento-San Joaquin Section Commissioner. He oversaw high school sports and the officiating associations. He instituted several programs during his tenure including the “Dale Lacky Memorial Scholarship Program” and the “Foundation Games.” Pete will advise on the workings within high school officiating organizations.

 

PATRICK GADUT      

DIRECTOR

Patrick, the co-owner/COO of ProVet with over 17 years of law enforcement experience, actively consults private and public business as a business anthropologist. In 2003, he deployed to Iraq for combat operations with the Marine Corps as an Infantry Squad Leader. He is an adjunct professor of anthropology and is currently completing a second master degree (Master of Business for Veterans) at the University of Southern California.