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Board of Directors News

TEAM Board Member Profile: Kevin Tedesco

“As a longtime member of TEAM Coalition, Aramark is committed to working together to support responsible fan behavior through trainings and fan programing. As fans return to stadiums and venues need to train their staff, it’s great to see TEAM recognized for being an industry leader in alcohol management training.

— Kevin Tedesco

Resident District Manager/ General Manager
Citizens Bank Park

Board of Directors News: April 2021

  • Approved Membership Committee tiered membership proposal. Proposal will be shared with membership. Membership will vote on proposal during June meeting.
  • Candidate for Director-at-Large position will be announced in May. Membership will vote on candidate at June meeting.
  • Logo redesign options shared with Board. Marketing & Communications committee voting now. Final decision will be shared with Board in May. Full membership will vote in June.
  • All committee members will receive satisfaction surveys in April. Please provide feedback so that we can continue to improve how the organization operates. Results will be reviewed by Board in May and presented to membership at June membership meeting.

Registration for the June membership meeting is open. Member organization representatives, strategic partners and master trainers are invited to attend the virtual meeting on June 9, 2021. Click here to register.

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Busch NA RHIR Sweepstakes

NASCAR fans are racing over to BUSCHNA.WIN to take the responsible fan pledge. For the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday 4/10/21, Kevin Harvick’s #4 Ford was specially painted with Busch NA for the race as a reminder to all NASCAR fans that Responsibility Has Its Rewards. Busch NA and TEAM Coalition partnered to reward NASCAR fans for being responsible with the chance to win a Kevin Harvick autographed 2021 #4 diecast replica car.

The Responsibility Has Its Rewards Sweepstakes runs from 4/8/2021 to 4/13/2021 for fans 21+. Read more on the sweepstakes rules MORE

Master Trainer Spotlight

Partner News / Key Dates

“TEAM alcohol management unites staff from all areas of sports and entertainment. Regardless of company or position, it provides a solid foundation and a well-rounded education that protects the integrity of the venue and of its staff. Practical application of TEAM’s material helps create a better guest experience in venues of all sizes.”

— Chloe Janfaza

Director of Stadium Development and Operations
Las Vegas Raiders

                          CHLOE JANFAZA

Director of Stadium Development and Operations
Las Vegas Raiders

Chloe Janfaza is the Director of Stadium Development and Operations for the Las Vegas Raiders. Her event management experience extends through three major sports leagues – NFL, MLB, and NBA. As a member of the Stadium Operations department, she oversees guest services and training committees for the club and works with stadium partners to uphold best practices during all events at Allegiant Stadium. Chloe became a TEAM trainer in 2016 and a Master TEAM trainer in 2020. She has certified more than 100 employees.


Committee Reports

  • Training
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Governance & Finance
  • Membership

Do you want to become a certified TEAM Trainer? Or maybe you need to get recertified? TEAM has virtual Instructor Development Program workshops on the calendar.

Priority projects for the Training Committee include:

  • New training database is live – click here to login and check it out!
  • TEAM has submitted application to achieve approval from California as a provider of Responsible Beverage Service Training under the revised guidelines which go into effect in July of 2022
  • Committee will be reaching out to trainers to assess need for online training vs. in-person training in the next 12 months; renewal with online provider – Brainshark – is sensitive to use

Member representatives, Strategic Partners and Master Trainers interested in serving on the Training Committee should email info@teamcoalition.org.

At the April 2021 Board of Directors meeting the Marketing & Communications Committee provided a quarterly report on website traffic and newsletter analytics. 

Other priorities for the Marketing & Communications Committee include:

  • Committee review of Sponsorship Support Services, new revenue source for TEAM that would begin with fiscal year starting in October 2021
  • Vote on new logo as part of branding refresh
  • Brainstorm ideas for an annual special project for TEAM Coalition

Member representatives, Strategic Partners and Master Trainers interested in serving on the Marketing and Communications Committee should email info@teamcoalition.org.

The Governance & Finance Committee presented two key reports.

  • Monthly financial review presented by Lester Jones, Treasurer
  • Oversees committee member surveys to ensure committees are on track with the Strategic Plan

Member representatives, Strategic Partners and Master Trainers interested in serving on the Governance and Finance Committee should email info@teamcoalition.org.

The Membership Committee shared the tiered membership proposal with the Board of Directors at the April 2021 Meeting. The Board approved the proposal. TEAM Coalition membership will vote on the proposal at the June membership meeting. Click here to register for the June 9, 2021 meeting.

Other short-term priorities include:

  • Establishing menu of options for consumer programs
  • Collaborating with the Marketing and Communications Committee on brainstorming ideas for an annual special project for TEAM Coalition

Member representatives, Strategic Partners and Master Trainers interested in serving on the Membership Committee should email info@teamcoalition.org.

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