|Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame
Richard Letts Community Service Award
Jack Roberts - 2014
|Jack Roberts has been at the helm of the Michigan
High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) as its
Executive Director since 1986, implementing
programs and overseeing tournament
administration and regulations for the Association
which boasts 1,500 member schools, 11,000
registered officials and 13,000 head coaches.
During the last 43 years, Roberts has spoken to
educator and athletic groups, business leaders and
civic groups in almost every state and five Canadian
provinces. He is one of the nation's most articulate
advocates for educational athletics.
Roberts has served on several national association
boards and is the first chairman of the NFHS
Network Board of Directors. He has been Board
President for the Refugee Development Center for
four years, and is Past-Chair of the Board of
Directors of the Michigan Society of Association
Executives. He was selected to the Board of
Trustees for the Capital Region Community
Foundation in December, 2013.
A 1970 graduate of Dartmouth College, where he
played safety on the football team, Jack and his
wife Peggy have two grown sons.