Dana Pappas is beginning her 23nd year with the New Mexico Activities Association, all of which have been spent working with the New Mexico Officials Association. She served as the assistant to the NMOA from 1997-2004 and was promoted to the position of NMAA/NMOA Commissioner of Officials in 2004. She was promoted again to NMAA Deputy Director in 2012. She was on the Referee Magazine editorial Board from January 2010 to December 2012. The New Mexico Officials Association, under Dana’s direction, served as host of the 2014 NASO Summit in Albuquerque, NM. She has been a moderator and panelist at the NASO Summit on numerous occasions, a repeat presenter at the NFHS Summer Meeting and the keynote speaker for the Alabama State Officials Conference in 2016. She received the NFHS Citation for Officials in June.