The National Flag Football League of Atlanta's mission has been to provide the LGBTQIA+ communities and straight allies, across all genders, an opportunity to meet and compete without fear of discrimination. The NFFLA is committed to providing these individuals the opportunity to participate in flag football competitions at the local and national level for more than 20 years.
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NFFLA is led by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. Board activities including meetings, roles and responsibilities, and elections are governed by the bylaws.
ENRIQUE VELLÓN-EVERETT (HE/HIM)
Enrique has been part of NFFLA for 15 years, 5 of those serving on the NFFLA Board of Directors in many roles. He started out by attending an Open Play at Piedmont as a way to meet new people, and now look where he is! If you know Enrique, you know he is a crucial part of the NFFLA.
JANEY WALKER (SHE/THEY/HE)
Janey has been part of the league for 2 years, and their favorite memory has been their first season as QB. Thir teammates were so supportive in letting them lead while learning.They wear many hats in the league and are always willing to step up when needed. Fun Fact: Their drag name is Teddy Graham.
LAURA LITSAS (SHE/HER)
Laura has been in the league for over a year and her favorite memories have been hanging out with her teammates off the field. She loves the camaraderie of the people in the league. She handles the money parts of the organization and likes to help out where needed, like putting a passion for website building to good use. Fun fact: She's been to 15 MLB parks.
Director of Sponsorship
RICHIE "KEITH" WALKER (HE/HIM)
VIC WHITTEN (HE/HIM)
Director of Player Engagement
NATHANE DAVIS III (HE/HIM)
Keith has been in the league since 2019. His favorite memory was winning a league championship! He fosters our relationships with our sponsors and raises money to make sure he gives the league the best experiences possible. Fun fact: He can go from a gay club to country line dancing so fast.
Vic has been in the league for over a year and his favorite memory was winning the championship with his team! He always puts together events that bring the league together as a community and showcases everyone's talent beyond the football field. Fun Fact: He's played the drums since he was 8 years old.
Nathane has been in the league for 5+ years. His favorite memory has been winning the B Championship at Gay Bowl XIX in NYC! He makes sure the players have the best experience possible and takes everyone's feedback for improving. Fun fact: He's a huge Marvel and DC fan!
MELISSA COLLINS (SHE/HER)
MICHAEL DUNN (HE/HIM)
Social Media Director
EMILY HEINZ (SHE/HER)
Melissa has been in the league for over 2 years. Her favorite memory was winning the Gay Bowl championship in Hawaii! She helps bring new faces into NFFLA and can be seen at recruitment events with a big smile on her face. Fun fact: She's a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Michael has been in the league for over 4 years. His favorite memory was celebrating his 22nd birthday at a social event, just a few days after coming out to his parents and feeling welcomed in NFFLA. You can always find him dancing on the sidelines and making others feel welcomed. Fun fact: He's a shrimp dad! He has a 5 gallon aquarium home to Jessica Shrimpson.
Emily has been in the league for 5+ years. Her favorite memories are about brining in new people and seeing them embraced by the NFFLA family. She's probably the one sending you emails and featuring everyone on social media. Fun fact: She works in the crime lab as a scientist!
Social Media Director
WILL EVANS (HE/HIM)
Will has been in the league for over a year. His favorite memory was the excitement from Atlanta Rise winning Gay Bowl Hawaii! He's always on the sidelines videoing and taking pictures for social media. You know Will when you hear the music from his speaker and see his signature mustache!