Tod Leiweke

Tod Leiweke leaves to become CEO, minority owner of Tampa Bay Lightning

The Seattle Times
Tod Leiweke didn't pick the players. He didn't coach them, either. Leiweke may have been even more important than that in the business of Paul Allen's sports enterprises. He was the public face for the private owner, hired as Seahawks CEO in 2003 by the man who saved pro football in the Northwest.
Why this is relevant: 

Tod Lieweke is a member of the WWU Board of Trustees.

Leiweke appointed to WWU Board of Trustees

The News Tribune
"Tod Leiweke, CEO of the company that runs the Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Sounders FC, will be the newest board of trustees member at Western Washington University."

Tod Leiweke appointed as newest member of WWU Board of Trustees

Western Today staff

Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed Tod Leiweke, CEO of Vulcan Sports and Entertainment – Paul Allen’s management organization for the Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Sounders FC – to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees.