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POWER PLAYERS: TAYLOR LEAVES BLAZERS; NEW BOSS AT NJSEA
Published February 5, 1998
JIM TAYLOR has resigned his position as Dir Corporate & Community affairs with the Blazers and accepted a job as Venue Dir for the '99 FIFA Women's World Cup, according to Ken Vance of the COLUMBIAN. Taylor will direct all operations, sales, marketing and public relations for the three first-round doubleheaders scheduled at Portland's Civic Stadium in June '99 (Washington COLUMBIAN, 2/3). SEE THE MAN MULCAHY: The appointment of ROBERT MULCAHY to AD at Rutgers Univ. "represented a victory" for NJ Gov. CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN, who wanted Mulcahy for the post and overcame "resistance" from Univ. President DR. FRANCIS LAWRENCE, according to Frank Litsky of the N.Y. TIMES. Mulcahy agreed to a three-year contract paying $185,000 a year. His NJSEA job pays $182,875. NJSEA Chair RAYMOND BATEMAN said that DENNIS ROBINSON, the authority's CFO, would become acting president (N.Y. TIMES, 2/5).