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Don Fehr

Executive Director — NHL Players Association

Don Fehr is the executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA), a labor union that represents over 700 players, managers, coaches, and trainers from 30 teams across the league. During Fehr’s tenure with the organization, he has focused on actively engaging player participation in their union and has worked tirelessly to meet and consult with players from around the league. He serves as the chief negotiator in collective bargaining with the NHL.

Prior to his current appointment, Fehr was executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA). The MLBPA is a labor union that represents players, managers, coaches, and trainers who hold a signed contract with a Major League club. He retired from the MLBPA in December 2009 after 33 years with the organization.

Fehr earned a bachelor's in political science from the IU College of Arts and Sciences in 1970. He served as a College Luminary during the program's inaugural year.

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