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New CEO for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers

Association ForumThe Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC), Omaha, Nebraska, announces the appointment of Anne M. Minton, MBA, as the organization’s new chief executive officer (CEO). She will begin her duties on May 1, 2019.

Minton, current chief operating officer (COO), will succeed CEO Denise Fandel, MBA, CAE, who is retiring from the BOC after 21 years.

Minton was selected as CEO after a comprehensive national search, led by Tuft President Jill Christie and Tuft Associate Mary Nowesnick, in partnership with the BOC Search Committee and the BOC Board of Directors.

“After conducting a national search, the skills, expertise and 21-year history she has with the BOC made it clear that Anne was the right person to usher the BOC through this time of change, and into the future,” said BOC President Rusty McKune, ATC. “We have the utmost confidence in her ability to continue to lead the organization and our team in the fulfillment of our vision and in our commitment to our partners around the globe.”

Minton has been part of the BOC since 1998, beginning as director of operations before being promoted to assistant executive director (2007-2014); and associate executive director (2014-2018). She was named COO in 2018. During her career with the BOC, Minton lead the search for and renovation of the national headquarters building in downtown Omaha in 2008 and established 1415-The Meeting Space (the BOC’s downtown conference center). Additionally, Anne has provided strategic leadership of the BOC staff; growing the staff to 19 full-time employees over the past 21 years.

The BOC was incorporated in 1989 as a not-for-profit credentialing agency to provide a certification program for the entry-level athletic training profession. The BOC establishes both the standards for the practice of athletic training and the continuing education requirements for BOC Certified Athletic Trainers (ATs).