David D. Dodge is President of the David D. Dodge Foundation, a private foundation focusing on human rights. Mr. Dodge’s Foundation has made grants to Human Rights Watch, the Southern Poverty Law Center, Equal Justice Initiative, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, and Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation.
Mr. Dodge is also the CEO of Sports Officiating Consulting, LLC, a corporation he founded in 2014 to provide consulting and educational services to the nation’s sports officiating industry.
Previously, Mr. Dodge served for over 25 years as President and CEO of PHT Services, Ltd., an insurance and risk management services corporation serving South Carolina’s nonprofit health care industry.
For three decades Mr. Dodge officiated NCAA Men’s Division I basketball including 18 NCAA Championship Tournaments and numerous international tournaments.
Mr. Dodge holds a master’s degree from the University of Tennessee, an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Tennessee, and a Certificate in Hospital Administration from Duke University.
Since 2016, Mr. Dodge has authored blogs for The Compliance & Ethics Blog, a publication of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, on why sports organizations need to establish effective compliance and ethics programs. He has also authored numerous articles for Referee magazine and other publications.
Mr. Dodge serves on the boards of national nonprofit organizations including the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, the National Association of Sports Officials, and previously on the Volunteers in Medicine Institute board.
Mr. Dodge has traveled widely including trips to Iran, Cuba, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Brazil, Finland, Yugoslavia, and Puerto Rico among others. He currently resides in Carlsbad, California.