Eric Buller, Hamilton, Ohio (Affiliated Member Director) - First term up in 2022

Buller currently serves as the President of the National Collegiate Boxing Association, as well as works as the Director of the Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute at Miami University in Miami, Ohio. Buller holds a B.S. in Soviet Foreign Affairs from the United States Military Academy, a M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership from the College of William and Mary, as well as an Ed.D in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kansas.

Patrick Butler, Louisville, Colo. (Treasurer/LBC Director) - First term up in 2022

Butler has been a District Court Judge in Colorado since 2009, and prior to that practiced law from 1986-2009, following his graduation from Gonzaga University with a law degree. He has been a USA Boxing official since 2013. Judge Butler was voted into this position by LBC Presidents, and hopes to help grow, sustain and improve USA Boxing on the local, national and international levels.


Brian Ceballo, New York, N.Y. (Athlete Director) - First term up in 2022

Ceballo was a long-time member of USA Boxing’s High Performance team prior to going on to the professional ranks in 2018. Ceballo represented Team USA at numerous international tournaments throughout his 206-13 amateur career, including the 2015 Pan American Games and 2015 World Series of Boxing. Ceballo will work alongside Gonzales and Perkins to represent the athlete perspective on the Board of Directors. He currently serves as an Athlete Representative on the Metropolitan LBC Board of Directors.

Héctor Colón (1st Vice President/Independent Director) - First term up in 2024

Colón serves as the President and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Prior to that, he spent six years as Executive Director of the Department of Health and Human Services of Milwaukee County. Colón was a member of the U.S. national boxing team for seven years. He won seven national titles and competed in the 1992 Olympic trials, losing to Jessie Briseno whom he knocked out in the first round for the U.S. welterweight championship in 1993. Colón served as the boxing and mixed martial arts commissioner for the state of Wisconsin from 2009 to 2011. He holds both a B.S. and M.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Franchon Crews-Dezurn (Athlete Director)

Crews-Dezurn joins the USA Boxing Board of Directors as an Athlete Director for her second term. The now professional boxer was a long-time member of USA Boxing's High Performance team, winning multiple World Championship medals and paving the way for women's amateur boxing, and today continues to pave the way in women's boxing.

Rahim Gonzales, Las Vegas, Nev. (Athlete Director) - First term up in 2024

A member of USA Boxing since the age of eight, Gonzales was a member of USA Boxing's Olympic Qualification Team for the 2020 Olympic Games. A multi-time USA Boxing Champion, as well as the 2020 Olympic Team Trials for Boxing Champion, will represent the athlete perspective on the Board of Directors. 

Dick Hoffmann, Coronado, California (2nd Vice President/Independent Director) - Second term up in 2022 

Hoffmann is currently a Physicist for the US Navy's Space and Science Center Pacific in San Diego where he researches advanced technology for communications, sensor systems, data analysis, and information operations. He was a Defense Analyst for the RAND Corporation from 2007 - 2014. He also served as a US Navy SEAL officer from 1987 to 2007. Hoffmann helped coach the Naval Academy boxing team to two National Collegiate Championships in 1996 and 1997, and as a college boxer, he won three National Collegiate Championships in 1985, 86, and 87. Hoffmann has an Ed.D. from the University of Southern California, an MA in Military Science from the US Army Staff College, and a BS in Physics from the US Naval Academy. 

Ebony Haliburton (Independent Director) - Second term up in 2024

Haliburton currently serves as the Director of Student Athlete Development for Kansas State University. She has been in this role since June 2016. Prior to joining Kansas State University, Haliburton served as Director of Women's Basketball Operations at Utah State University and the College Coaches Network. She earned her B.A. in Marketing & Advertising  at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., where she also was a member of the Women's Basketball Team. 

Omari Jones (Athlete Director)

A member of USA Boxing since 2011 earned his place on his first ever USA Boxing High Performance team after winning his first elite National Championship title at the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships. The Orlando, Fla. resident will represent the athlete perspective on the Board of Directors. 

 Tyson Lee, Spanish Fort, Ala. (President/Independent Director) - First term up in 2024

Lee is the current President and CEO of Veteran Industries graduated with a BS degree in engineering and foreign languages from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. where he made the Regimental All Star Boxing Team for three years.  As a captain in the Army, he also won three state amateur titles while stationed in Hawaii.  His professional military background includes completing U.S. Army schools such as Airborne, Jumpmaster, and Ranger, also serving as a Company Commander in the 25th Infantry Division (Light).  He now resides in Spanish Fort, Alabama. 

Danielle Perkins, Houston, Texas (Athlete Director) - First term up in 2024

Perkins, a former member of USA Boxing's High Performance Team, had a successful amateur career that included gold at the 2019 Elite Women's World Championships and bronze at the 2018 Elite Women's World Championships to add to her multiple national titles before moving to the professional ranks in 2020. Perkins joins Ceballo and Gonzales as the athletes voice on USA Boxing's Board of Directors. 

Jonathan Prin (General Membership Director) - First term up in 2024

Prin, who boxed in college and is a current registered coach and official, is a Partner at Greylock Capital, an investment firm based in New York. He is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of CFA Society New York, where he currently serves as Director Emeritus.

Ray Silvas, Sugar Land, Texas (AIBA Director) - Depends on AIBA appointment

Silvas has been a USAB member (R/J) for more than 35 years serving as an R/J (working events, providing training and leadership to the Commission). Silvas is also a bember of the AIBA Executive Committee since 2014,  Vice-Chairman of the AIBA Referee & Judges Commission since 2006. He is also a former boxer, and former International Referee & Judge, as well as an International Technical Official, Referee & Judge Instructor and Evaluator.   

Chris Trombetta (Independent Director) - First term up in 2022

A former U.S. Army Infantry Captain, Trombetta currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Talent for Red Bull North America. Prior, Trombetta worked for Bain & Company, a leading global management consulting firm, focused on consumer products and media & entertainment clients. He graduated with highest honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a B.S. in Human Factors Engineering and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.