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Senior Adviser, Winter Sports, 2017 World Winter Games


Lee Todd


As Senior Adviser, Winter Sports, 2017 World Winter Games, Lee Todd is responsible for ensuring that the Special Olympics World Winter Games, the flagship events of the movement, are carried out at the highest level of professionalism. Todd, who has been with Special Olympics as a fulltime employee since 1989, served as Director of Winter Sports, Deputy Director of International Programs, Vice President of World Games and Sport Development, and Chief Operating Officer for Regional Growth before assuming his current position.

Before coming to Special Olympics, Todd was Director of the Nordic Program for the United States Ski and Snowboard Association, where he helped develop Disabled Skisport within the Association. Previously he sat on the Board of Directors of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association and presently sits on the Maine Winter Sports Center Board of Directors. He is active with the International Ski Federation and the United States Olympic Committee.

Todd is a graduate of Boston University and Nichols College.