Eddie Bonine, executive director of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (NIAA), was elected unanimously Tuesday to serve as the Section 7 representative to the National Federation of State High Schools Associations’ (NFHS) governing board, according to a press release from the NIAA.
His approval was granted by the 50 state association executive directors during the national council meeting of the NFHS’s 95th annual summer meeting in Boston.
Bonine will represent Nevada, Arizona, California, Hawaii and Utah on all voting matters associated with national governing policies. His term begins immediately and extends for four years through the NFHS’s 2018 summer meeting. The NIAA will host the NFHS’s 97th summer meeting in 2016 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno.
“I am excited about and honored for the opportunity to serve the five states in Section 7 as the national governing board member,” Bonine said. “This is a great honor, both personally and for the NIAA. There are matters continually developing at the national level and I look forward to being a productive member in the policy making process.”
In January 2008, Bonine became just the third executive director in the history of the NIAA. Bonine served as the senior director of Student Services for the Washoe County School District prior to his selection to the NIAA’s executive director role.
The NIAA is the 501c3 non-profit governing body of high school athletics and activities in the Silver State. For information about the NIAA, visit www.niaa.com. The NFHS is the national leadership organization for high school athletics and activities, and is composed of 50 state associations plus the District of Columbia.
For information about the NFHS, visit www.nfhs.org. The annual NFHS summer meeting features more than 900 attendees representing the state associations, offering a variety of educational-based leadership training sessions.