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AD’s Campaign Leadership Council

The role of the Athletic Director’s Campaign Leadership Council (ADCLC) is to provide valuable input, support and financial assistance to the Director of Athletics and the MSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Additionally, members assist with the and participate in development activities while servicing as special ambassadors for MSU Athletics.  Potential areas of involvement include:

  • Athletic Department comprehensive campaign – identification and prioritization of capital projects, endowment giving, and other departmental needs
  • Identifying ways to attract alumni back to campus and participate in development programs
  • Projects that enhance the overall image of MSU Athletics
  • Projects presented by the Athletic Director, executive staff of the athletics department and the head coaches

“This group of stakeholders meet once a year and is comprised individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, loyalty and support of Spartan Athletics.  The AD’s Campaign Leadership Council has provided invaluable input in key areas of our department, ” shares Chuck Sleeper, Executive Associate Athletics Director & Director of Development.

Individually and collectively, the ADCLC has allowed MSU Athletics to make great strides and maintain our position as one of the most successful athletic programs in the nation.

ADCLC members are contributors to MSU Athletics who are or have made an inspirational leadership commitment of $500,000 (minimum) to “Empower Extraordinary: the Campaign for Michigan State University.”








Flozell Adams                                             Earvin & Cookie Johnson                                        Steve & Millie Smith

John Demmer                                             Drayton & Elizabeth McLane

Draymond Green                                       Peter & Joan Secchia










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Craig Bush & Melody Bryant                    Tom & Lupe Izzo                                       Steve & Krissy Shanker

Dee & Byron Cook                                      Bill & Susanne Janis                                 Bob & Julie Skandalaris (chair)

Craig & Mary Helen Crooks                       Dave & Karen Jordan                               Steve & Teresa St. Andre

Kellie & Marilyn Dean                                Brian & Michele Kesseler                         Jeffrey & Patricia Stanton

William & Cherilyn Deary                          Rick & Suzanne Lasch                              Brian Storm

Ed & Laura Demmer                                  Ben & Barbara Maibach                           John & Joni sztykiel

John & Rebecca Duffey                             Daniel & Anna Oginsky                             Herb & Gisele Washington

Kris & Jennifer Elliott                                 Mark & Cindy Pentecost                           Aaron & Bonnie Zeigler

Bill & Julie Guzy                                         John & Lynn Radtke