Cam F. Awesome, Lenexa, Kansas (Athlete Director)
A multi-time national champion and USA Boxing National Team veteran, Awesome brings outstanding knowledge to the Board of Directors. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men’s Boxing champion in the super heavyweight division, Awesome has represented the United States in multiple international competitions, including the 2011 World Championships. Known for his healthy, vegan lifestyle, Awesome works with youth in his community through Big Brothers, Big Sisters and helps others get in shape as a personal trainer. 

James Beasley, Hutchinson, Kansas (Affiliated Organization Director)
National Golden Gloves Executive Director James Beasley (Hutchinson, Kansas) was selected by his counterparts to serve as the Affiliated Organization Director. Beasley has been involved in Olympic-style boxing for nearly 60 years as a boxer, official, coach and high-level administrator. He was elected to the National Golden Gloves Board of Directors in 1972 and has held numerous roles on their board since that time. In addition to his work with the Golden Gloves, he has served three terms on USA Boxing’s Board of Directors as well as working as a team manager for international events. Outside of boxing, Beasley spent 24 years at the Hutchinson News.

John Brown, Lenexa, Kansas (General Membership Director)
John Brown (Lenexa, Kansas) was selected by the nominating and governance committee to serve as the General Membership Director. The founder and owner of Ringside, Inc., Brown has devoted 45 years to the sport of boxing at the amateur and professional level. In addition to his work on the USA Boxing board, Brown has served as his local boxing committee president since 1985 as well as sitting on the National Golden Gloves Board of Directors. The 2009 USA Boxing Coach of the Year, Brown has trained 19 national champions, including reigning titlist Cam F. Awesome.

Franchon Crews, Baltimore, Md. (Athlete Director)
A eight-time national amateur champion and two-time World Championships medalist, Franchon began boxing in 2004. She claims the sport changed her life and being apart of the Board allows here to help communicate between athletes, ISAB and the USOC, as well as impact the lives of others in USA Boxing. 

Dick Hoffmann, Coronado, California (Independent Director) 
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. 

Lew Perkins, Lawrence, KS (Independent Director)

 Lew Perkins is no stranger to amateur sports having spent the entirety of his career in collegiate athletics. Perkins' background includes serving as the Athletic Director for the University of Kansas, University of Connecticut, University of Maryland, College Park, Wichita State University and University of South Carolina Aiken. During his tenure, he became known for helping universities re-establish proper NCAA regulations. He retired from the University of Kansas in 2010. Based on his impressive resume, Perkins joined the USA Boxing Board of Directors as an Independent Director in 2015.

Angel Villarreal, Milwaukee, Wis. (LBC Director)
A former amateur boxer, Villareal became a USA Boxing official in 1989 and rose to the highest ranks both domestically and internationally. In addition to his vast experience as an official, Villarreal has served two terms on USA Boxing’s board and as an LBC president. He is highly regarded internationally, previously working as an AIBA clinician as well as a certified supervisor for AIBA’s World Series of Boxing and APB programs. He is also a member of the AIBA Technical & Rules Commission. 

DJ Walton, Hoschton, Ga. (Independent Director)
Walton, a music industry veteran, has extensive experience in the non-profit world as the founder of Frum Tha Ground Up, a goal achievement workshop for middle school and elementary students. He possesses extensive experience in the music world, having served as the Tour Manager for names such as Britney Spears and Alicia Keys. Walton currently oversees day-to-day operations for Keys’ company, AK Worldwide, managing numerous aspects of the organization and her career. Walton was first introduced to the sport by his great grandfather who competed in the Golden Gloves in 1940s and has been passionate about the sweet science since that time.