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Al Oerter Foundation Directors

Chairwoman. BA, Advertising Design, Iowa State University;  BA Education Puget Sound University; International (USA) long jump athlete; initiated the Women’s Track & Field program at Iowa State.
Board Financial Officer.  Founder of Riverdale Dental Associates with six dental practices serving the Fort Myers community for over thirty years; B.S. Chemistry University of Florida, DMD College of Dentistry, University of Florida. 
Artist Representative.  Two time Olympic medalist for Italy in women’s Judo;  European Olympic Committee 2001 – 2005; appointment to Italian Ministry Commission for Anti-doping 2002; Women and Sport Commission 2003 – 2006;  Professional sculptor.
Lifetime member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), first female vice-president of the IOC Executive Committee; former Vice President of Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee (1981-’84) and former Vice President of FISA. Anita has been the President of the LA84 Foundation since 1987. She is also an Olympic bronze medalist in the women’s eight rowing event (1976).
Administrative Assistant Department of Collections, Information and Access at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Kevin has over 25 years in office administration in both commercial and non-profits sectors and has worked supporting and coordinating exhibitions, student/ teacher programs and scholar and intern programs.
President and CEO of Compassion International based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Jimmy previously served as President of the Willow Creek Association (WCA) in South Barrington, Illinois, from 1993 to 2013.  He also competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics as a decathlete for El Salvador.
Specialist in international sports and event marketing, public relations and media. He has also managed or advised on media relations projects at several winter and summer Olympics and numerous international sporting events.
Andrea Carska-Sheppard is a lawyer, arbitrator, and general counsel on corporate matters for a global company whose primary focus is enhancing employees’ well-being. She manages legal affairs for all subsidiaries around the world (200 countries and territories). More ->
Jack Scharr is president of Fine Art Ltd, Chairman of the American Sports Museum and Archives and a trustee for the United States Sports Academy. In addition to commissioning artwork for 13 U.S. Olympic Games, Scharr has directed the creating and promotion of fine art for the 100th Anniversary celebration of Carnegie Hall, the 100th Anniversary of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation, the 1998 World Cup Soccer Games in France, the 50th Anniversary of the March of Dimes and the Fall of the Berlin Wall and many more.
Marc Serota is an award winning Photographer and Instructor. He is the CO-Founder of Polaroid University and Director of the LHP Media Group.
He has published dozens of Coffee Table books on Iconic Entertainers and Hall of Fame Athletes such as Brittney Spears, Dan Marino, John Elway, Dwyane Wade, Troy Aikman, Brett Favre and many others. Marc has also published many Children’s Books.