NEW YORK, NY, May 15, 2019 –– With the announcement that Cathy Engelbert has been hired as the next WNBA Commissioner, we are encouraged that the league has selected an individual who possesses a multi-dimensional understanding of the business of our game, with a proven ability to unlock real revenue and growth opportunities.
We want to recognize the league for honoring our request to provide our Union the opportunity to meet with the final candidates.
We look forward to working with Cathy, and seeing a redefined commitment to policies that value and support the working women and working mothers across the league. The progressive thinking and values Cathy has demonstrated throughout her career leave us optimistic about what the future could look like for WNBA Players.
WNBPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Nneka Ogwumike, President
Layshia Clarendon, First Vice President
Carolyn Swords, Treasurer
Elizabeth Williams, Secretary
Sue Bird, Vice President
Elena Delle Donne, Vice President
Chiney Ogwumike, Vice President