Nona M. Lee is in her 22nd season with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2021, and serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, overseeing all legal issues for the organization. In addition to her legal duties with the Diamondbacks, Lee also leads the organization’s internal and external DEI efforts as Chair of the D-backs For Change “Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion” (“J.E.D.I.”) Council. Lee is also active in the community and in the sports industry, currently serving on the board of directors and as a Past-President of the Sports Lawyers Association, a non-profit, international, professional organization whose common goal is the understanding, advancement and ethical practice of sports law. Lee also serves on the board of the National LGBTQ Bar Association, as well as on its Membership and D&I Committee. In addition, Lee is an Arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association’s Sports Law and Commercial Business Panels, and also serves as a member of the NCAA’s Independent Resolution Panel. Lee serves on the advisory boards of Arizona State University’s Sports Law and Business Program, the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University School of Law, and the Arizona Chapter of Women in Sports and Events (WISE). Lee also serves on the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s-Next Council. She is the founder of the Phoenix Women’s Sports Association, an Arizona non-profit organization whose mission is to help girls and women find their power through sports, and an trustee emeritus of the Women's Sports Foundation in New York, a non-profit organization founded by Billie Jean King that is dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. Lee resides in Phoenix, Arizona with her wife, Andrea Martínez, and their dogs Jaz and Ripley.
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