Burns and Mutombo Join Board of Directors
The Special Olympics International Board of Directors has elected two new members to the Board of Directors, former Under Secretary of State and current Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government Professor Nicholas Burns and NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo. The Special Olympics International Board of Directors is the ultimate governing authority for the Special Olympics movement and is composed of leaders in the areas of business, government, disability, sports and entertainment. The Board is responsible for the global affairs and strategies of Special Olympics; determines its policies and programs and oversees all top-level management. Board Directors are elected to a three-year term and may be re-elected twice - for a maximum of nine consecutive years of service.