The National Lacrosse League announced that Colorado Mammoth president & general manager Steve Govett has been named the Chairperson of the leagueâ€™s Board of Governors. As such, his responsibilities include serving in a consultative role to NLL Commissioner George Daniel and evaluating new business and strategic opportunities for the league as a whole.
â€œI am flattered that my peers have elected me to represent the NLL in this capacity,â€ said Govett. â€œAs the Chairperson, my goal is to strengthen all nine franchises and ensure the long-term vitality of the oldest and most respected professional lacrosse league in the world.â€
Govett will maintain his current role with the Mammoth during his tenure as Chairperson.
The Board of Governors elects a new chairperson and vice-chairperson annually. Govettâ€™s league position was formerly held by Minnesota Swarm owner and president John Arlotta.