Nina Kemppel was appointed to the United States Olympic Committee board of directors and began serving as an Athletes’ Advisory Council director in December 2010.
The vice chair of the AAC, Kemppel has been actively engaged for many years with key constituent groups within the Olympic Movement. She has served on the AAC leadership team since 2008, currently serves as chair of the AAC Athlete Support Division, was a member of the AAC Paralympic Task Force and was the former vice chair of the AAC Anti-Doping Committee. Kemppel also recently chaired the USOC Working Group for Safe Training Environments.
In addition to her work within the Olympic Movement, Kemppel is currently president and CEO of Alaska Community Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Nina served as president and CEO of Alaska Humanities Forum. Additionally, she was a principal at the Coraggio Group, a management consulting firm specializing in business strategy and organizational change. She has worked with many nonprofit organizations to develop long-term growth strategies and improve operations. From 2005-08, she worked at Oliver Wyman Consulting, a global consulting firm that specializes in strategy and financial services consulting.
Kemppel is a four-time Olympian in cross-country skiing (2002, 1998, 1994 and 1992) and an 18-time national champion. She received both her master’s degree in business administration and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth College.