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Chief of Response and Resolution Joins the U.S. Center for SafeSport

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W. Scott Lewis Brings Wide-Ranging Expertise to New Role

DENVER, COLO., UNITED STATES, July 5, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) is pleased to welcome W. Scott Lewis as the acting Chief of Response and Resolution. In this newly-established role, he will apply his extensive experience in working with organizations, investigators, athletes, administrators and coaches to implement policies and strengthen the Center’s best practices.

“It’s an honor to join an organization that is working hard to build a sports culture where abuse of any kind is not tolerated,” said Lewis. “I look forward to contributing to the Center, as the team is working hard to create positive and lasting change in our nation’s sport environments.”

Lewis, whose career spans nearly 30 years, previously worked as a consultant to staff and investigators in the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women. He also served as an advisor to the Office of the Vice President and the White House Task Force on issues surrounding sexual misconduct and Title IX in schools and on campuses.

His leadership roles include serving as the co-founder and advisory board member of the Association for Title IX Administrators and the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association.

As the acting Chief of Response and Resolution, Lewis’ duties include developing policies and procedures, providing recommendations for organizational growth, assisting in the oversight of outcomes and resolutions and recruiting and training the Center’s highly skilled investigators.

While carrying out his role at the Center, Lewis will continue his work with The NCHERM Group, a law and consulting firm focused on policy, training and preventive efforts in the education field, and ATIXA.

“We are excited to have Scott on the team,” said Shellie Pfohl, CEO of the U.S. Center for SafeSport. “With his outstanding experience and leadership skills, I am confident that Scott’s contributions will further advance our mission to make athlete well-being the centerpiece of our nation’s sports culture through abuse prevention, education and accountability.”

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About the U.S. Center for SafeSport
The Center is the first and only national organization of its kind focused on ending all forms of abuse in sport while carrying out its mission of making athlete well-being the centerpiece of our nation’s sports culture through abuse prevention, education and accountability. As an independent non-profit headquartered in Denver, CO, the Center provides services to sport entities on abuse prevention techniques, policies and programs and provides a safe, professional and confidential place for individuals to report sexual abuse within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movements. For more information please visit www.safesport.org.

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