About

The National Debate Tournament is a unit of the American Forensic Association that hosts an annual college debate championship tournament.

Board

Josh Zive, Chair-National Debate Tournament, Board of Trustees; Senior Principal – Bracewell

Sherry Hall, Treasurer-National Debate Tournament, Board of Trustees; Harvard Debate Council – Coach and Administrative Director

Dr. Edward Panetta, Professor and Department Head, Department of Communication Studies, University of Georgia

Dr. Karla K. Leeper, Executive Vice President for Operations – Augusta University

Dayvon Love, Director of Public Policy, Leadership for a Beautiful Struggle

Dr. Danielle Leek, Ex-Officio Member- Chief Financial Officer, Board of Trustees; Director of Academic Innovation and Distance Education at Bunker Hill Community College

Committee Members

District 1 – Joel Lemuel, California State University-Northridge

District 2 – Glen Frappier, Gonzaga University

District 3 – Matt Vega, University of Missouri-Kansas City

District 4 – David Cram Helwich, University of Minnesota

District 5 – Will Repko, Michigan State University

District 6 – Ryan Galloway – Samford University

District 7 – Adrienne Brovero – University of Mary Washington

District 8 – John Turner, Dartmouth

AFA East – John Katsulas, Boston College

AFA Central – LaTonya Starks, Northwestern University

AFA South – Matt Gerber, Baylor University

AFA West – Adam Symonds, Arizona State University

Governing NDT Charter

Current Member Schools

American Forensics Association