Saccenti to Serve as 2024 Chair of Bowl Season Executive Committee
LAS VEGAS – SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl executive director John Saccenti will chair the Bowl Season executive committee in 2024 as part of his ongoing leadership role with the organization formerly known as the Football Bowl Association.
Bowl Season executive director Nick Carparelli today announced the group’s 2022-23 executive committee, which begins its term Friday. Saccenti (pronounced sah-SENT-ee), who recently began his third decade with the Las Vegas Bowl and ninth year as executive director, will serve as Bowl Season treasurer this season, is slated to be vice chair in 2023 and then take over the top role one year later. He was the committee’s secretary in 2021 and headed the group’s public relations committee in the past.
“I am honored to represent our game and this city on the leadership team of Bowl Season,” said Saccenti. “The future of bowl games is brighter than ever and I’m looking forward to being a part of it through various roles on the executive committee.”
Allstate Sugar Bowl CEO Jeff Hundley will serve as committee chair for 2022-23.
“We’re excited to announce our executive committee and officially kick off the 2022-23 season,” said Carparelli. “This group has years of tremendous experience, led by Jeff Hundley as our chair. The college football season is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to see what transpires.”
2022-23 Bowl Season Executive Committee
Jeff Hundley – Chair – Allstate Sugar Bowl
Steve Beck – Vice-Chair – Military Bowl presented by Peraton
John Saccenti – Treasurer – SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl
Danny Morrison – Secretary – Duke’s Mayo Bowl
Derrick Fox – At-Large – Valero Alamo Bowl
Mark Neville – Past Chair – San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
Missy Setters – Past Chair – Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl
David Fletcher – Past Chair – TaxAct Texas Bowl
The 2022 SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl, one of 17 bowl games owned and operated by ESPN, will be played Saturday, Dec. 17 at 4:30 p.m. PT (7:30 p.m. ET) at Allegiant Stadium. This year’s game will be televised by ABC and feature a team from the SEC for the first time since 2000 taking on a representative from the Pac-12 Conference.
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About Bowl Season
Bowl Season is one of the greatest and longest running traditions in American sports, taking place in late December and running through New Year’s Day, and has been college football’s post-season for over 100 years. It promotes the grand tradition of the bowl system and its endearing value to student-athletes, highlighting the broader university and college communities, including spirit squads, marching bands, athletic staff and fans. Bowl Season spotlights the distinctiveness of each of the bowl games along with their histories and traditions and their proud communities – embracing and honoring the bowl experience for present and future generations. Follow @BowlSeason on Instagram and Twitter for more information.
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