Sports Commission Hires Assistant Director | Sports Destination Management

Sports Commission Hires Assistant Director

Jun 02, 2014

Whitney White
The Springfield (Missouri) Sports Commission announced it has hired a new assistant director.

Whitney White joined the Sports Commission staff in April. Her responsibilities include membership sales, organizing the 1 Awards, communications and other duties.

White has a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Missouri State University and just received a master’s degree in communication from Drury University.

Prior to joining the sports commission, White was a graduate assistant at Drury University Athletics where she worked on marketing, promotions and events.

White is a Kansas City native and graduate of North Kansas City High School.

She replaces Sheila Fish who left the commission in April.

The Sports Commission is a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing the local economy through increases in overnight travel by bringing sports events to Springfield. The commission is managed by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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