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Rhonda Blanford-Green

Rhonda Blanford-Green


Professional Summary Dedicated thought leader, educator, and professional driven to impact change and educational awareness in the areas of Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunities for the Historically Underrepresented Groups (HUGS). 

Summary of Qualifications 

  • Numerous years (25+) of leading, creating, and conducting training and development initiatives
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, gender equity, inclusive/abilities participation, and social justice, including intersectionality issues
  • Experience in grass-roots programs/activation/training at the middle, high school, collegiate and business organizational levels 
  • Exemplary event management, revenue generation and ability to project manage from strategy through execution on the international, national, state and regional platforms
  • Excellent strategic planning skills, successful teaming with diverse colleagues, solutions focused/results driven
  • Team Player

Work Experience (summary as relevant)

  • 2022-Current President of Board of Directors-USA Cheer/STUNT
  • 2022-Current Executive Director, Diversity Inclusion & Educational Opportunities-rSchoolToday
  • 2021-Current Consultant, Speaker, Trainer, Inclusion Matters LLC
  • 2016-2022 Commissioner, Colorado HS Activities Association
  • 2014-2016 Asst. Executive Director, Louisiana HS Athletic Association
  • 2011-2014 Executive Director, Nebraska HS Activities Association
  • 1996-2011 Asst/Assoc Commissioner, Colorado HS Activities Association
  • 1992-1996 Asst. Coach Cross Country/T& F/Spirit (Aurora/Cherry Creek Schools)
  • 1989-1992 Asst. Coach Cross Country/T &F Coach-University of Wyoming


  • 3-Time Colorado HS record setter in the 100 H, long jump & 100m/# 1 National Rank-100 Hurdles (1981)
  • 18-time All-American and 4-time NCAA champion-University of Nebraska
  • Member and Captain (2 years) of the 3-Time NCAA National Indoor Championship Track and Field Team 
  • Hall of Fame Inductions in the Sportswomen of Colorado, Colorado Sports, Colorado Running, University of Nebraska, Colorado HS Association (CHSAA), Nebraska Black Legends, Colorado Black Officials/Diversity Advocacy, Aurora Central HS Legends
  • First Black female in the nation’s 100-year history to administrate a High School Association
  • Numerous state and national awards including Joan Birkland Leadership Award, Ronnie Carter National Spirit Administrator of the Year, Special Olympics Advocate-CHSCA, National Women in Leadership-Difference Maker