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Executive Transactions

The USGA named CHARLIE PAGNAM Chief Philanthropy Officer and USGA Foundation Exec Dir. Pagnam leaves UMass, where he served as VP/Advancement and Exec VP of the UMass Foundation (USGA).

LEAD THE WAYConference USA during last week's spring meetings elected Louisiana Tech President LES GUICE as BOD Chair and named the following school presidents/chancellors to its Exec Committee: North Texas' NEAL SMATRESK, Marshall's JERRY GILBERT, Charlotte's PHIL DUBOIS, Southern Mississippi's RODNEY BENNETT and Western Kentucky's TIM CABONI (, 6/7).

EXECS: Belmont promoted Dir of Athletic Marketing DAVID FISH to Associate AD/Marketing (, 6/7)....San Jose State promoted Media Relations Dir LAWRENCE FAN to Associate AD/Football Communications & Special Projects (SJSU)....The Colonial Athletic Association named ESPN Manager of Programming & Events for Regional Television ED WINSPER Associate Commissioner/Broadcast & Multimedia Services. He will serve as the conference's main liaison with new primary media partner FloSports (CAA)....Seton Hall promoted AD PAT LYONS to Exec VP/Operations and Chief of Staff at the university. A search for a new AD will commence immediately (Seton Hall)....Toronto Wolfpack Majority Owner DAVID ARGYLE has stepped down as Chair & CEO of the pro rugby club in the "midst of a racism scandal" (CP, 6/9).

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